Aldon Smith

Ray McDonald

49ers eager to focus on football amid distractions

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — In a week that should be filled with talk about another Super Bowl run and the pomp and circumstance of finally playing the much-hyped season opener, the San Francisco 49ers […]

09/03/2014

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2014, file photo, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

49ers’ Aldon Smith apologizes for suspension

(AP) – San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has apologized to the organization and its fans after receiving a nine-game suspension from the NFL for a series of off-field legal issues. In a statement released through the NFL […]

08/30/2014

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2014, file photo, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues. A statement Friday from the league said Smith […]

08/29/2014