By Cory J. Bonini on April 28, 2011
Fantasy analysis: The Niners had to do something to address their pass rush, and Smith could finally be the answer they have looked for in recent years.
Outside rush linebackers rarely make for consistent fantasy options in IDP leagues, but the 49ers' defensive team unit should receive a boost. They have the potential to be a midrange No. 1 group but should be chosen as a No. 2 or a low-end starting D in deep leagues.