Found November 08, 2011 on
Alex Smith has found something he has been missing since he was a Heisman Trophy candidate at the University of Utah: swagger.
The 49ers ' seventh-year quarterback is riding a wave of confidence, and you can see it in his demeanor. He's not afraid to challenge a question from the media. And...
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Alex Smith is not a great quarterback. In his first six seasons, the No. 1 pick of the 2005 NFL Draft has failed to live up to expectations and caused headaches for many 49er fans. But in his seventh season, Smith has been a solid and efficient quarterback, leading the 49ers to their first 6-1 start since 1998. Much of Smith's prior struggles, and the 49ers' offensive incompetence...
Forget Eli Manning, 49ers coach thinks Alex Smith belongs in the imaginary Elite QB Club. "He's every bit the elite quarterback as there is playing in the game right now," he said.
Lets take a look at the stats leaders for the 49ers thus far, thru week 9.
Alex Smith has throw for 1467 yards, with 10 TDs and only 2 INTs. He also has 93.7 QB rating.
Frank Gore has totaled 782 yards on 159 carries with 5 TDs thru 8 games. He...
The 49ers were 3-for-12 on third-down conversions and managed only three field goals on three trips inside the Redskins' 30, which helps explain their 19-point output. When they weren't bogging down at the end of drives, they were efficient. Alex Smith completed 71 percent of his...