Raiders OLB Aldon Smith is expected to play a limited role in Sunday's opener.
Aldon Smith's one-year deal with the Raiders is worth up to $8 million.
According to ESPN's Ed Werder, OLB Aldon Smith impressed coaches at Friday's practice and will play in Sunday's opener against the Bengals unless the NFL prevents it.
Raiders signed OLB Aldon Smith, formerly of the 49ers, to a one-year contract.
49ers released OLB Aldon Smith.
Updating a previous item, 49ers OLB Aldon Smith was arrested on DUI, hit-and-run and vandalism charges Thursday night in Santa Clara County.
49ers OLB Aldon Smith was booked in the Santa Clara County jail on Friday morning.
49ers GM Trent Baalke said he's going to "work hard to make sure" contract-year OLB Aldon Smith "remains here" long-term.
49ers GM Trent Baalke said Aldon Smith was "hungry" after a disappointing and suspension-shortened 2014 campaign.
Aldon Smith's player rep calls his restructured contract a bet on himself.
The Sacramento Bee reports Aldon Smith has agreed to a restructured contract.
49ers activated OLB Aldon Smith from suspension.
Recently reinstated 49ers OLB Aldon Smith says he's "ready to go."
49ers OLB Aldon Smith has been reinstated.