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Aldon Smith pleads no contest in domestic violence case

Former San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders player Aldon Smith pleaded no…

 

Aldon Smith showed the potential to be one of the best pass rushers in NFL history. His downward spiral is a depressing cautionary tale. (Courtesy Mike Morbeck/Flickr)

Aldon Smith’s fall makes for profoundly sad tale

On April 28, 2011, the San Francisco 49ers used their seventh overall…

 

Former San Francisco 49er Aldon Smith allegedly fled the scene of a domestic violence incident on Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Courtesy Mike Morbeck via Flickr)

Suspended Raiders LB Aldon Smith reportedly involved in collision with SFPD car

Two San Francisco police officers were injured Thursday morning when their unmarked…

 

Aldon Smith posted a workout video in preparation for his return to the NFL. (ElefitTV/YouTube)

Aldon Smith eligible to return from suspension

Aldon Smith was once in the discussion with Von Miller as the…

Aldon Smith posted a workout video in preparation for his return to the NFL. (ElefitTV/YouTube)
Former Oakland Raider Aldon Smith (Ben Margot/2015 AP)

Aldon Smith poised to return to the Raiders … after his suspension ends

I’M WITH DONALD Watching golf hasn’t been the same since Tiger Woods…

Former Oakland Raider Aldon Smith (Ben Margot/2015 AP)
San Francisco 49ers nose tackle Ian Williams will be returning to the team in 2016. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Niners reach deal to keep free agent nose tackle

Free agent nose tackle Ian Williams has reached a new five-year deal…

San Francisco 49ers nose tackle Ian Williams will be returning to the team in 2016. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith was suspended Tuesday by the NFL for one calendar year because of violations of the league's substance-abuse policy. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Raiders move on without Smith

Ever since Aldon Smith signed with the Raiders just before the start…

Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith was suspended Tuesday by the NFL for one calendar year because of violations of the league's substance-abuse policy. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith, pictured on the sidelines during a Sept. 20 game against the Baltimore Ravens, was suspended by the NFL for one calendar year for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Phony morality: Raiders want Smith back

So here was a chance for Mark Davis to keep delivering on…

Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith, pictured on the sidelines during a Sept. 20 game against the Baltimore Ravens, was suspended by the NFL for one calendar year for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith, pictured on the sidelines during a Sept. 20 game against the Baltimore Ravens, was suspended by the NFL for one calendar year for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. (Tony Avelar/AP)

Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith suspended a year

As expected, Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith was suspended Tuesday by the NFL…

Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith, pictured on the sidelines during a Sept. 20 game against the Baltimore Ravens, was suspended by the NFL for one calendar year for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. (Tony Avelar/AP)
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick is once again at the center of 49er controversy, this time for fallout from an alleged love triangle between him, former teammate Aldon Smith and another woman. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Kaepernick drama engulfs 49ers

Jim Tomsula likened a recent team meeting to an “Italian dining room…

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick is once again at the center of 49er controversy, this time for fallout from an alleged love triangle between him, former teammate Aldon Smith and another woman. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Like the Raiders, newcomer Aldon Smith (99) came up empty against the Cincinnati Bengals in the season opener on Sunday. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Aldon Smith a sad sack In Raiders’ opener

Justice prevailed for Aldon Smith and the Raiders in the regular-season opener…

Like the Raiders, newcomer Aldon Smith (99) came up empty against the Cincinnati Bengals in the season opener on Sunday. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Former 49er Aldon Smith has found new life with the Oakland Raiders as the team signed the legally troubled pass-rusher to a one-year deal on Friday. (Ben Margot/AP)

Sixth chance for Smith? Only in NFL

On just another day in the most chaotic sports league there ever…

Former 49er Aldon Smith has found new life with the Oakland Raiders as the team signed the legally troubled pass-rusher to a one-year deal on Friday. (Ben Margot/AP)
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula before an NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers in Santa Clara on Thursday. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

After year of change, 49ers move on under Tomsula

SANTA CLARA — Jim Tomsula has been tested so many times already…

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula before an NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers in Santa Clara on Thursday. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Aldon Smith, former linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, could find himself sidelined for a significant amount time following his latest run-in with the law. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Now it’s about survival for Aldon Smith

Even as a toddler, Aldon Smith couldn’t resist fire. As the story…

Aldon Smith, former linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, could find himself sidelined for a significant amount time following his latest run-in with the law. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
49ers linebackers Eli Harold, left, and Aldon Smith talk during the team's training camp on Aug. 2. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Eli Harold has quick learning curve on 49ers defense

SANTA CLARA  — Eli Harold came to work Friday morning and was…

49ers linebackers Eli Harold, left, and Aldon Smith talk during the team's training camp on Aug. 2. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Former 49ers Charles Haley poses with a bust of himself during an induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Haley aches for troubled Smith

CANTON, Ohio — Aldon Smith’s arrest and subsequent release by the 49ers…

Former 49ers Charles Haley poses with a bust of himself during an induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
San Francisco 49ers released linebacker Aldon Smith from the team on Friday after learning of Smith's latest arrest. (Tony Avelar/AP)

Time to save Aldon Smith’s life

So hauntingly, so tragically, he answered my question. “Who Are You, Aldon…

San Francisco 49ers released linebacker Aldon Smith from the team on Friday after learning of Smith's latest arrest. (Tony Avelar/AP)
In this image made from video and provided by KNTV, San Francisco 49ers Aldon Smith walks past cameras after being released from the Santa Clara County Jail on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015 in San Jose, Calif.  Santa Clara Police arrested Smith on charges of hit and run, drunken driving and vandalism. (Michael Horn/KNTV via AP)

49ers release linebacker Aldon Smith after latest arrest

SANTA CLARA — Linebacker Aldon Smith has been released by the San…

In this image made from video and provided by KNTV, San Francisco 49ers Aldon Smith walks past cameras after being released from the Santa Clara County Jail on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015 in San Jose, Calif.  Santa Clara Police arrested Smith on charges of hit and run, drunken driving and vandalism. (Michael Horn/KNTV via AP)
The 49ers’ Aldon Smith was arrested Thursday on suspicion of DUI and hit-and-run. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

UPDATE: 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI, hit-and-run

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Thursday night on suspicion…

The 49ers’ Aldon Smith was arrested Thursday on suspicion of DUI and hit-and-run. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
The 49ers’ Aldon Smith was arrested Thursday on suspicion of DUI and hit-and-run. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Who are you, Aldon Smith?

The eyes want to see another Charles Haley, who learned to channel…

The 49ers’ Aldon Smith was arrested Thursday on suspicion of DUI and hit-and-run. (Jeff Chiu/AP)