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GM Baalke: 49ers would like to keep Aldon Smith beyond year

San Francisco general manager Trent Baalke said Tuesday night that the 49ers plan to keep Aldon Smith beyond this season and indicated the linebacker would like to re-sign with the team. "We're going to work hard to make sure that he remains here," Baalke said. Smith, who when at his best is one of the game's top pass-rushers, is entering a contract year after missing the first nine games of 2014 serving an NFL suspension for violations of the league's substance-abuse and personal-conduct policies. "We don't talk about what we're doing within negotiations," Baalke said. "I think he understands, his agent understands what we would like to...

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