Jan 12, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith (94) warms up before the NFC divisional round playoff game against the Green Bay Packers at Candlestick Park. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Justin Smith to Have Surgery on Torn Triceps, Recovery Time is Three Months

Justin Smith is a man among boys, and there is no doubt about that.

Playing three playoff games is tough enough, but think about playing three critical games with a 50 percent tear in your left triceps?

Smith sustained the injury against New England in Week 14 and missed the final two regular season games, but returned to action in the postseason.

He will have surgery to repair his triceps this week, and a CSN is reporting that the recovery time will be three months.


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