Saints-49ers matchups: Part III – Bushrod and Grubbs vs. Aldon and Justin Smith

The 49ers play the Saints Sunday at the Superdome. In the meantime, I’ll break down five key matchups. LT Jermon Bushrod and LG Ben Grubbs vs. Aldon and Justin Smith These two O-linemen are over matched. They will not be able to stop either Smith one-on-one, and they will not be able to handle the T/E Stunt. They couldn’t handle it in the playoffs last season. The two Smiths racked…

November 24, 2012

Justin Smith breaks down the Saints offense

SANTA CLARA – Justin Smith spoke at the podium in the Niners media tent today, and this is what he said. Q: The Saints have two Pro Bowl guards (Carl Nicks and Jahri Evans). Are those the toughest two guards you’ve faced this year? JUSTIN SMITH: Yeah, absolutely. Those guys are really good at what they do. They’re big guys. They move their feet – all the things you want….

January 11, 2012