Justin Smith and the 49ers defense had some of their finest moments during the 2011 playoffs
Justin Smith and the 49ers defense had some of their finest moments during the 2011 playoffs Jose Luis Villegas The Bee
Justin Smith and the 49ers defense had some of their finest moments during the 2011 playoffs Jose Luis Villegas The Bee
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Send in the Tank? What’s next for 49ers defense

May 19, 2015 09:37 AM

UPDATED May 19, 2015 10:18 AM

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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
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