According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith will not play in tonight’s game against the Seahawks.
SF DE Justin Smith will not play tonight vs. Seattle due to elbow injury, 49ers hoping he will be recovered enough to return for postseason.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 23, 2012
Smith has put together another great season. Not having him is a big blow to one of the NFL’s best defenses.