The 33 year old Smith had 66 tackles and three sacks this season before injuring his left triceps at New England on Dec. 16th. Smiths 185 consecutive starts streak was ended when Ricky Jean Francios started the following week at Seattle.
Smith is a four time pro bowler and a leader on the vaunted 49ers defense. His return to the field can only improve the 49ers chances versus the Packers and Aaron Rodgers. By Steve Kish