Aldon Smith admitted to rehab
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been admitted on an in-patient basis to a facility to be treated for alcohol abuse, a league source told ESPN.
The facility is independent of the 49ers, a requirement important to the NFLPA because it wants to ensure that Smith is treated as a person and not as a player.
Fox Sports earlier reported on Smith's treatment being independent of the 49ers.
The union doesn't want Smith's return date to the 49ers to be a ...
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