Chiefs quaterback Alex Smith had no chance against 49ers linebacker Aaron Lynch (59) and San Francisco defensive end Ray McDonald (91) on Oct. 5. The 49ers won that game, 22-17. Smith was held to 158 yards passing.
Chiefs quaterback Alex Smith had no chance against 49ers linebacker Aaron Lynch (59) and San Francisco defensive end Ray McDonald (91) on Oct. 5. The 49ers won that game, 22-17. Smith was held to 158 yards passing. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Chiefs quaterback Alex Smith had no chance against 49ers linebacker Aaron Lynch (59) and San Francisco defensive end Ray McDonald (91) on Oct. 5. The 49ers won that game, 22-17. Smith was held to 158 yards passing. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
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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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