• Niners could have deactivated Aldon Smith without a fight from NFLPA

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Sep 29, 2013
    Look for the 49ers to focus not on Aldon Smith but quarterback Colin Kaepernick in the coming offseason, and to delay Smith’s deal until after the 2014 season. As the 49ers embark on their first game without linebacker Aldon Smith, who has taken an indefinite leave of absence due to substance abuse rehab, one question that keeps coming up is whether the team could have and should have benched Smith on Sunday against the Colts. If Smith doesn’t like it, he can hold out. It’s believed that the 2011 rookies ...
    • A look at the Aldon Smith situation

      His status: Star San Francisco linebacker Aldon Smith checked into an alcohol treatment center Monday. He was arrested three days earlier for drunk driving. It was his second such arrest in less than two years. Timeline: Smith will not be ready to leave…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Von Miller, Aldon Smith may not get their new contracts after 2013

      In the coming offseason, the first wave of players signed to contracts limited by the rookie wage scale will become eligible for new deals. Two of them may have squandered their chances of hitting the jackpot early. It’s believed that the 2011 rookies w…
    • 49ers are paying Aldon Smith’s salary while he’s in rehab

      When a player lands on the non-football injury/illness list, the team isn’t required to pay his salary. For 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith, the team will still be issuing the checks. Though it’s unclear how long the 49ers will continue to pay Smith, a lea…

Related Articles

Related Teams

49ers News and Rumors
Colts News and Rumors