Atlanta moved up aggressively to target Julio Jones in 2011, and they will do the same in this redo. Original pick: Aldon Smith , OLB, Missouri. Houston was drafted: Round 3, No. 70 overall by the Chiefs . The 49ers coveted Smith, so why
of the 49ers ' top picks in recent years? Arik Armstead , Anthony Davis , Jimmie Ward and A.J. Jenkins. Throw in Aldon Smith , too, who came with an expiration date. Kyle Shanahan was part of the group that brought Cousins to Washington
NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports on linebacker Aldon Smith and his expected return to the Oakland Raiders.
Columns > Barring any future incidents from pass rusher Aldon Smith , the Raiders ' defense is about to get a whole lot better ..... incidents chipped away at his playing time. #Raiders LB Aldon Smith will be reinstated in March, sources say, barring a
injury, is reminiscent of Odell Beckham 's rookie year performance. Bosa earned the most sacks by a rookie since Aldon Smith 's 2011 campaign (14), but his influence on the defense was more than just QB takedowns. The 6-foot-5 athletic
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More Columns > The NFL has chosen to defer a decision on Aldon Smith 's reinstatement petition until March, a league spokesman told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Friday. As a result, Smith
down workhorse Howard next season. 9) Leonard Floyd , Chicago Bears pass rusher: Floyd drew preseason comparisons to Aldon Smith for his explosive first step and condor-like wingspan. He won't match Smith's 14 rookie-season sacks, but
Battista (@judybattista) December 14, 2016 2. Asked by NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport about his recent meeting with Aldon Smith , Goodell wouldn't speculate on a timetable for the suspended Raiders linebacker to be reinstated. "It was good
More Columns > Aldon Smith is another step closer to possibly returning to the playing field. The embattled pass-rusher met with NFL Commissioner and other
NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports on a significant development with Oakland Raiders defensive end Aldon Smith's attempt to return to the playing field.
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith is working to get reinstated to the league after a year-long suspension.
It's been more than a year since Aldon Smith was suspended for violating the league's substance abuse policy , and the Raiders pass-rusher is taking steps toward getting
NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport gives the latest on Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith and his preparations to make a reinstatement case to the NFL.
Oakland Raiders aren't counting on Aldon Smith 's return this season. The pass ..... said. "It would be a bonus if Aldon Smith did get cleared and would be eligible ..... place, Rapoport reported. "So Aldon Smith and the Raiders simply wait, hoping
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport has the latest on Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith's future with the team.
over the last two years. Missouri defensive linemen have accounted for three first-round draft picks since 2011 -- Aldon Smith , Sheldon Richardson and Ray -- plus second-rounders such as Ealy and Golden. Harris wasn't shy about putting
Back on Nov. 4, suspended Raiders pass rusher Aldon Smith told the Associated Press that he would be back with ..... of a Josh Gordon/ Terrelle Pryor receiving tandem. Aldon Smith , who appears to be in excellent shape, would theoretically
More Columns > Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith isn't giving up on his NFL career. Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie told Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle that
No breeze outside shoulder. Just shot for Melvin Smith. The tracks that Paul did all of that and makes. In the first half for a 152. Yards for Antonio ground and that quarterback driven into the ground by number nine and then.
the third round. Early this month, coach John Fox compared Floyd to a " more explosive " version of 2012 All-Pro Aldon Smith , who starred under Fangio in San Francisco. If Floyd emerges as a difference maker off the edge, this linebacker
national radar. The fact that Missouri has produced a large number of draftable defensive linemen -- Sheldon Richardson , Aldon Smith , Michael Sam, Kony Ealy , Markus Golden and Shane Ray -- makes Harris a worthy player to follow this fall. Follow
final snap with the Rams after he failed to report for the start of camp on Saturday. 4. Reggie McKenzie conceded that Aldon Smith 's future with the team is up in the air . The troubled pass rusher reportedly checked himself into rehab this week
his support for one of Oakland's most troubled players. McKenzie opened up on Saturday about Raiders pass rusher Aldon Smith , adding it's uncertain whether he'll join the team this season. TMZ first reported that Smith had checked himself
into video allegedly featuring Aldon Smith By Marc Sessler Published: July ..... Friend(s) Email More Columns > Aldon Smith is back in the news for the wrong ..... a voice referencing himself as Aldon Smith . When a female companion suggests