Report: 49ers still unsure whether they’ll pick up Aldon Smith’s fifth-year option

aldon smithThe San Francisco 49ers have been going back and forth on whether they’re going to pick up the fifth-year option of linebacker Aldon Smith.

According to,  nothing has changed, the Niners still haven’t made up their mind.

Per a league source, the 49ers continue to discuss and deliberate the issue.  At this point, it truly could go either way.

The 49ers have to make a decision by May 3rd, which is only two days away.   If they don’t exercise his option,  2014 will be the final year on Smith’s current deal.