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Alex Smith gave his all - off the field, too

Alex Smith gave his all - off the field, too

sfgate.com ESPN.com Updated Mar 12, 2013
Alex Smith gave his all - off the field, too [...] Sade Burrell, who went to elementary school dotted with bruises from beatings her mother delivered with a broomstick. [...] Cece Hollis, who, at 16, called social services to escape from a mother who ne…
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  • Video - Stockpiling picks in San Francisco 01:38

    Stockpiling picks in San Francisco

    Mar 12
    The 49ers hold 14 picks in the 2013 NFL Draft. Is San Francisco primed to make some big moves in The Big Apple? Find out on "NFL Total Access."
  • Video - Boldin On Trade To 49ers 02:19

    Boldin On Trade To 49ers

    Mar 12
    Anquan Boldin discusses being traded to the 49ers. Boldin is in Senegal, Africa, with the Oxfam organization as the group looks to restore farmland in the region.
  • Video - Boldin Shocked By Trade 00:08

    Boldin Shocked By Trade

    Mar 12
    Anquan Boldin was shocked by his trade to the 49ers. Boldin is currently traveling in Senegal, Africa, with the Oxfam organization as the group looks to restore farmland in the region.
  • Video - Will Seahawks or 49ers win the NFC West? 04:35

    Will Seahawks or 49ers win the NFC West?

    Mar 12
    Who has the leg up on the NFC West now that the Seahawks and 49ers have both acquired impact wide receivers? Mike Tannenbaum and the "NFL AM" team debate.

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    Mar 12
    I hate Mike Wallace in Miami at $13 million a year.
  • St. Louis Rams keep DE William Hayes with 3-year deal -- source

    Mar 12
    The St. Louis Rams re-signed defensive end William Hayes to a three-year, $10.5 million deal that includes $5.75 million in guarantees, a source told ESPN.com's John Clayton.
  • 2013 NFL Free Agency -- Desperate for wide receivers

    Mar 12
    After the Niners and Seahawks shook up the NFC West, wide receivers could go fast in free agency, writes John Clayton.