Category: Justin Smith

Aldon Smith: “We All Know” Michael Crabtree was Held in Super Bowl XLVII

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Since he broke into the league in 2011, only one NFL player (Minnesota's Jared Allen) has more sacks than Aldon Smith, who has 33.5 of them during his time with the San Francisco 49ers. He's also been to a Super Bowl, where he fell short. But Smith, like most members ...

Ray McDonald: Working Ravens Into Tough Third-Down Situations is Key for San Francisco

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Ray McDonald is hardly the most recognizable name at the front of the San Francisco 49ers' defense, but he has started every game this season and has nine tackles in the postseason. He also has the skinny when it comes to breaking down some of the Niners' game plan when ...

49ers Defensive Coordinator Vic Fangio Says the Ravens Run Better than Previous Playoff Opponents

Monday, January 28th, 2013

The San Francisco 49ers have been dominant on defense for two years and the Ravens aren't exactly a top-notch offense in comparison to some of the teams San Francisco has shut down -- or at least limited. But Niners defensive coordinator Vic Fangio is cautioning everyone that the Ravens present ...

Christian Ponder On Justin Smith Sunday Against San Francisco: “He Got Shut Down”

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Quietly, the Minnesota Vikings are 2-1 and tied for first place in the NFC North. And although he was a question mark heading into the season, second-year quarterback Christian Ponder has excelled early. Minnesota somehow stopped the red-hot San Francisco 49ers Sunday, as Ponder had what was undoubtedly his best ...