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An skilled veteran accustomed to San Francisco’s new defensive scheme, Smith landed a 5-yr, $26.5-million deal to hitch the 49ers as a free agent again in March.
The large-cash deal put the previous Tremendous Bowl MVP in line to start out on the weak aspect, however he’ll now spend his whole first season with the 49ers working by way of an damage rehab.
Foster, a former Alabama standout, was extensively thought-about a prime-10 expertise heading into this yr’s draft. Considerations over the well being of his shoulder pushed him down boards across the league, although, and the 49ers have been capable of commerce again into the top of the primary spherical and scoop him up at No. 31 general.