Mizzou Alum Justin Smith Retires From NFLSan Francisco defensive end played 14 seasons and made five Pro Bowls
Opponent Profile: Schedule Gauntlet Continues For Rams As They Face 49ers NextThe Niners have the 11th-best offense in the NFL this season at 357.4 yards per game. Most of that work is done through the air, where quarterback Colin Kaepernick has thrown for 1,719 yards and 11 touchdowns this season. The Rams have their work cut out for them.
RAMS Injury Report: Zac Stacy Returns To Practice, Seems Likely To Play Monday Night Against 49ersOne day after not practicing at all, running back Zac Stacy returned to practice and participated in every drill and every first-team rep for the St. Louis Rams starting offense on Friday.
Opponent Profile: Rams Get Ready For Monday Night Showdown With SF 49ersIt doesn't get any easier this week, as St. Louis will find itself on the national stage with a Monday Night Football matchup coming up against the big, bad San Francisco 49ers.
Mizzou Alum Justin Smith Inks New 49ers DealPro Bowler extends contract with San Francisco through 2015.
NFC All-Pro Selections - DefenseDefense wins championships. But these days it's a certain kind of defense. Check out our NFC all-pro defense to see who excels.