Aldon Smith on the Patriots offense: “We can stop them.”

SANTA CLARA – Aldon Smith will face Patriots’ left tackle Nate Solder on Sunday. The two players faced each other once in college, and Smith beat Solder for four sacks. Here’s what Smith said in the locker room Thursday afternoon about the upcoming matchup against Solder and the Patriots offense. Q: Do you remember what happened when you faced Nate Solder in college? ALDON SMITH: I had a good game….

December 13, 2012

Belichick on the 49ers offense: “They’re good in the run game.”

SANTA CLARA – Patriots’ head coach Bill Belichick just spoke to Bay Area reporters on a conference call. Here’s what he said about the 49ers. Q: When you watch the film of the 49ers, what leaps out at you? BELICHICK: They’re a real physical team They’re good in the run game. They average almost two yards per carry more than they give up – that’s pretty impressive. A lot of…

December 12, 2012