49ers Justin Smith to Play vs. Packers

Justin SmithThe San Francisco 49ers will get a boost on the defensive side versus the Green Bay Packers, Justin Smith is expected to play. The 49ers play the Packers Saturday in the NFC’s division round.

 

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

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