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Wanted: pass rusher?

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With Aldon Smith's future with the 49ers suddenly in question, the team might be forced to use an early draft pick on an outside pass rusher next month. We look at where the team stands with its current crop of outside linebackers and offer three intriguing names that could fit into San Francisco's stout defensive front.

All of a sudden the San Francisco 49ers find themselves in the market for more pass rushers. Tim Kawakami of the Bay Area News Group indicated Tuesday Aldon Smith is on thin ice after his most recent run in with the law over the weekend when he was arrested at LAX for an alleged false bomb threat. The report cites sources close to the situation that led Kawakami to believe Smith might not play... Recommended Stories