Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 1/28/13
The San Francisco 49ers, by most accounts, will try to trade QB Alex Smith. He's owed $8.5 million next season and $1 million guaranteed, but Smith is reportedly going to ask for his release just prior to free agency, according to ProFootballTalk. The move by Alex would ensure he goes to a team that he wants to be on. After what happened in San Francisco, we really can't blame him. He wants to be in the right situation. So the 49ers have something to ponder as they seek out a trade partner that's willing to pick up his contract. The fair thing to do is to let Alex walk. Haven't you put this man through enough? var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});
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