Report: 49ers expected to pick up Aldon Smith’s option

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  the 49ers are expected to pick up Aldon Smith’s fifth-year option.

The 49ers decision on Aldon Smith, given his extensive off field issues, will be watched closely, with several league sources anticipating ultimate San Francisco will exercise that option for 2015.

If the Niners pick up Smith’s option,  he’ll be under contract with them through 2015.  If not,  2014 will be his final season under contract.