Sounds like Justin Smith will be a go on Sunday

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith has started 185 consecutive NFL games and it sounds like the plan is for him to play on Sunday night at Seattle after an elbow injury knocked him out of last Sunday’s game at New England.

Smith had an MRI on Monday and after the game he was reluctant to say anything about his situation. But Niners coach Jim Harbaugh, speaking Tuesday on KNBR-AM, indicated Smith should be good to go for the game.

“Everyone affectionately refers to Justin Smith around here as 'The Cowboy.' I expect we'll see The Cowboy,” Harbaugh said, according to Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News. “Knowing what I know of Justin Smith and the situation, yeah I think the Cowboy will be around. Cowboy will be saddled up, ropin' and ridin'. If it's humanly possible, The Cowboy will be out there, ropin' and ridin'.”

Smith has a team-high 77 quarterback pressures and his presence has helped free up Aldon Smith in many situations as the outside linebacker leads the team with 19

Upcoming Games

Oct 21st, 8:20 PM

Denver +6 -110

Cleveland -6 -110

@

Oct 24th, 1:00 PM

Kansas City -3 +103

Tennessee +3 +103

@

Oct 24th, 1:00 PM

Washington +7.5 -107

Green Bay -7.5 -107

@

Oct 24th, 1:00 PM

Carolina -3 -117

NY Giants +3 -117

@

Oct 24th, 1:00 PM

NY Jets +7 -105

New England -7 -105

@

Oct 24th, 1:00 PM

Atlanta +3 -112

Miami -3 -112

@

Oct 24th, 1:00 PM

Cincinnati +7 +108

Baltimore -7 +108

@

Oct 24th, 4:05 PM

Detroit +13.5 -110

LA Rams -13.5 -110

@

Oct 24th, 4:05 PM

Philadelphia +2.5 -122

Las Vegas -2.5 -122

@

Oct 24th, 4:25 PM

Houston +14.5 -107

Arizona -14.5 -107

@

Oct 24th, 4:25 PM

Chicago +10 -107

Tampa Bay -10 -107

@

Oct 24th, 8:20 PM

Indianapolis +3.5 -118

San Francisco -3.5 -118

@

Oct 25th, 8:15 PM

New Orleans -3 -120

Seattle +3 -120

@

Oct 28th, 8:20 PM

Green Bay +3.5 -108

Arizona -3.5 -108

@