01:53am CDT, 04/19/14
NFL
Report: Niners unlikely to pick up Smith's '15 option
Report: Niners unlikely to pick up Smith's '15 option
Darren Sharper denied bail, stays jailed in Arizona
Darren Sharper denied bail, stays jailed in Arizona
Bengals' new lease allows for overseas 'home' games
Bengals' new lease allows for overseas 'home' games
Jets pick up 2015 option for rising DT star Wilkerson
Jets pick up 2015 option for rising DT star Wilkerson
Ravens, 49ers will hold joint practice in preseason
Ravens, 49ers will hold joint practice in preseason
Panthers' Rivera seeks winning advice from NASCAR
Panthers' Rivera seeks winning advice from NASCAR
Ravens exercise 2015 option on cornerback Smith
Ravens exercise 2015 option on cornerback Smith
Saints re-sign WR Meachem to one-year contract
Saints re-sign WR Meachem to one-year contract
Report: Niners put Kaepernick contract talks on hold
Report: Niners put Kaepernick contract talks on hold
Report: Texans exercise option on Watt's contract
Report: Texans exercise option on Watt's contract
49ers fans unhappy with Seattle-colored BART cars
49ers fans unhappy with Seattle-colored BART cars

Report: 49ers not expected to pick up Aldon Smith's 5th-year option


May 3 is the deadline for picking up fifth-year options for players taken in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Aldon Smith is a curious case for the 49ers but they reportedly won't pick up his option.