1. Breaking Down San Francisco 49ers' Best Replacement Options for Justin Smith

    San Francisco 49ers ' longtime defensive end Justin Smith is gone. The 35-year-old veteran announced his retirement from the NFL via a team statement last Monday. Smith's decision isn't exactly a shock...

    Peter Panacy Written by Peter Panacy about 2 days ago 10,851 reads 15 comments

  2. Who Will Win San Francisco 49ers' Right Defensive End Battle?

    Justin Smith announced his retirement Monday afternoon, per 49ers.com. Which player will replace him at right defensive end in the San Francisco 49ers ’ 3-4 defense? Here’s a breakdown of each contender’s chances...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 4 days ago 10,157 reads 38 comments

  3. Justin Smith Retirement Latest Blow in 49ers' Nightmare Offseason

    The San Francisco 49ers are the NFL 's version of the Tin Man. The organization is now a shell of itself, and it lacks heart. Earlier in the offseason, the franchise lost its soul when linebacker Patrick Willis retired...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 5 days ago 53,699 reads 226 comments

  4. 49ers Have Depth to Replace 'Alpha Male' Justin Smith on Field in 2015

    San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith announced his retirement Monday after 14 years in the NFL , as reported by the team...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 days ago 5,295 reads 20 comments

  5. Justin Smith Retires: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Five-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman Justin Smith announced his decision to retire on Monday after an excellent 14-year NFL career...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 5 days ago 48,491 reads 193 comments

  6. San Francisco 49ers Need Justin Smith Back for Continuity and Stability

    Imagine sitting across from San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith at a poker table. He wouldn’t blink, and he may breathe only occasionally. His hands would move to receive cards or bet, but his stare would be continuous...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 8 days ago 18,384 reads 70 comments

  7. 5 San Francisco 49ers Veterans Now on Roster Bubble Following Draft

    The San Francisco 49ers drafted 10 players this year, and nine of them don’t fill an immediate need. Only fourth-round pick Mike Davis fills a hole in the roster...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 17 days ago 19,106 reads 69 comments