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Jed York: Playing was “best decision for Aldon” from a personal…

Jed York: Playing was “best decision for Aldon” from a personal perspective

The 49ers allowed outside linebacker Aldon Smith to play on Sunday because they believed it to be in his best interest. That was the explanation offered by 49ers CEO Jed York after the Niners’ 27-7 loss to the Colts on Sunday. Peter King of the MMQB.com…
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  • Video - Aldon Smith Leaving 49ers Indefinitely 01:45

    Aldon Smith Leaving 49ers Indefinitely

    Sep 22
    ED Werder breaks down 49ers LB Aldon Smith leaving team indefinitely after violating the NFL substance-abuse policy.
  • Video - NFL Sunday Blitz: Colts-49ers Recap 04:31

    NFL Sunday Blitz: Colts-49ers Recap

    Sep 22
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Colts week 3 win over the 49ers.
  • Video - Aldon Smith: 'I will get this fixed' 00:27

    Aldon Smith: 'I will get this fixed'

    Sep 22
    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith speaks on his recent arrest on suspicion of DUI and expresses his determination to alleviate the situation.
  • Video - San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York not expecting Aldon Smith to play vs. Rams 02:43

    San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York not expecting Aldon Smith to play vs. Rams

    Sep 22
    San Francisco 49ers Chief Executive Officer Jed York addresses the media on Aldon Smith's recent arrest on suspicion of DUI and discusses how the team will move forward.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Ravens turn back the clock in win over Texans

    Sep 22
    BALTIMORE, Md. -- Turns out Week 3 was a Throwback Sunday in what is shaping up as a Throwback Season in Baltimore. The Ravens are back to their old-school ways of winning with defense and special teams, and it was only fitting that they went all retro-…
  • Don Banks: NFC East hits rock bottom with winless Giants, Redskins; more S…

    Sep 22
    BALTIMORE, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight while watching Ray Lewis enter the Ravens' Ring of Honor amid an impressive Baltimore victory over Houston in Week 3 at M&T Bank Stadium. ...
  • Clayton's Last Call: AFC striking back

    Sep 22
    The AFC continued its hot start in Week 3, writes John Clayton.