49ers rumors and news were absolutely shocked by the actions of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith at LAX International Airport on Sunday.
Now, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the San Francisco 49ers now have a major decision on their hands when it comes to Aldon Smith's contract:
Unlikely #49ers have enough answers on Aldon Smith by 5/3, deadline to pick up his option. Which is why it’s hard to see them picking it up
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 15, 2014
Aldon Smith was detained by LAX Police on Sunday for "indicating that he possessed a bomb," according to Rapoport. The 49ers linebacker has gone through rehab for substance-abuse before, and one LAX police officer was quoted as saying that she believed Smith had been drinking earlier in the afternoon --
“He was not what we considered to be intoxicated,” Ortiz told Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area. “But he appeared as if he had been drinking earlier in the day.”
We here at Chat Sports will have more on this troubling story as it continues to develop.