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Aldon Smith arrested for the third time but the 49ers aren't releasing him

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Despite the third arrest of his three year NFL career, the San Francisco 49ers are not planning on releasing linebacker Aldon Smith.

The thought behind the 49ers hanging on to one of the most destructive yet troublesome players in the league is the possibility that he may come back to haunt them if he joined another NFL franchise.

The 49ers may look to trade the 24-year-old so that they would have a say in the future destination of Smith.

Smith was recently arrested at Los Angeles Airport on suspicion of carrying a bomb, the threat was announced immediately where the 49er was handled by Los Angeles Police department.

This is the third arrest of Smith's short tenure in the NFL, he has previously been involved in a DUI case and he was also charged with three felony accounts of illegal possession of an assault weapon.

Smith is suspected to have had a drinking problem and voluntarily checked himself into rehab facility mid way through the 2013 NFL season and was placed on an indefinite leave of absence.

It's not clear how many more opportunities Smith will get in the National Football League, he is a very talented player but it wont be long before he becomes more trouble than he is worth to all 32 franchises in the league.

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