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Sims Anxious To Face Pro Bowler Smith

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To most, the headline for the game Sunday is Lions vs. 49ers, a battle between two young and dynamic contenders in the NFC. It's Jim Harbaugh vs. Jim Schwartz, two young and brash head coaches whose post-game handshake at the end of last season's game nearly triggered a brawl.

To most, the headline for the game Sunday is Lions vs. 49ers, a battle between two young and dynamic contenders in the NFC. It’s Jim Harbaugh vs. Jim Schwartz, two young and brash head coaches whose post-game handshake at the end of last season’s game nearly triggered a brawl.

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To most, the headline for the game Sunday is Lions vs. 49ers, a battle between two young and dynamic contenders in the NFC. It’s Jim Harbaugh vs. Jim Schwartz, two young and brash head coaches whose post-game handshake at the end of last season’s game nearly triggered a brawl.

Still to others, it’s Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson and the Lions’ explosive offense vs. the 49ers’ punishing and unyielding defense.

For Rob Sims, it’s more personal than that. Lions-49ers means only one thing — Justin Smith, the 49ers’ three-time Pro Bowl defensive end.

“This is a game you put on your list before the season even starts,” Sims said Wednesday. “You knew when that schedule came out, Week 2, you play Justin Smith. It might not sound like much to everybody, but to me, I mean, this is big.”

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