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Turron Davenport of Press Coverage Sports is back with another guest post. This time he takes a look at the Alex Smith situation.
he 49ers have a decision on their hands. Alex Smith is set to earn a pretty large amount of money that is too much for a backup quarterback. The name that one of my favorite people to talk football with Brad Smith aka @TheDeepDig applies now more than ever. He aptly coined the nickname “Chapter 11” years ago as we constantly debated about Alex Smith. He was the quarterback for the 49ers two years when they reached the NFC Championship. He was also the quarterback for half of the past season which resulted in a Super Bowl appearance.
There are different schools of thought when it comes to what the future for Alex Smith should be.
Some feel that Alex Smith “deserves” to be treated better and that he should have never lost his job due to an injury. I wonder if those same people feel the same about the Tom Brady and Drew Bledsoe situation. After all, Bledso...
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For a franchise known for two of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history, the San Francisco 49ers also have some of the greatest running backs in NFL history. Roger Craig, Frank Gore and Joe Perry to name a few, but who is the greatest running back in 49ers history? That’s what this list is all about. To find out who is the greatest running back in 49ers history, is based upon...
According to Matt Maiocca of csnbayarea.com, the San Francisco 49ers don't know if they are going to franchise safety Dashon Goldson for a second straight year.
Goldson, who badly wants to test the free agent market, may get his chance if the 49ers don’t dump Alex Smith. The 49ers have to either cut Smith or trade him in order to franchise tag Goldson. Smith’s salary puts...
oday was the day that teams are allowed to place the franchise tag on one of their players if they wish. The one player the 49ers need to decide if they want to place the tag on is Dashon Goldson. Last season the 49ers place the tag on the free agent safety and this season, the decision is not as simple.
Goldson is already on record stating that he would prefer not to be tagged ...
According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, there’s no certainty that the San Francisco 49ers will once again place the franchise tag on safety Dashon Goldson this offseason.
Goldson has already made it clear he doesn’t want to be tagged again, especially since he will only make $7.45 million in 2013 under the tag. He’s looking to finally cash in on his play over the past...
The photos just surfaced ... showing 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick
partying on board a cruise ship in Mexico last year ... letting girls
do body shots off his six pack ... and they're so awesome, we couldn't
resist posting them. More impressive ... the pics were shot BEFORE Colin replaced starting QB Alex Smith.
Seriously, how awesome does it have to be being an NFL...
DT Johnathan Jenkins out of Georgia is a player the 49ers could target at No. 31. With Justin Smith getting older and Ricky Jean-Francois and Isaac Sopoaga free agents, Williams is a perfect player to take over the defensive line for years to come. Click the tabs to see the profile from CBS Sports and NFL.com
The CSN Bay Area reports that a league source has informed them that it’s “no certainty” the 49ers will use their franchise tag on FS Dashon Goldson for the second straight year.
Doing so would require an additional 20 percent, which would run them close to $7.5 million. The report adds that the 49ers would have to create some cap space if they were to franchise Goldson...
To name a few, Kansas City, Buffalo, Cleveland, Jacksonville, Tennessee, Minnesota, and Arizona could all use a better starting quarterback. But the question is, should these teams risk a draft pick and draft a QB out of college? Or should they try and trade for Alex Smith who established himself in 2011 as a legitimate quarterback?
Each team is different, end of story. The Chiefs...
In a national conference call previewing the upcoming 2013 NFL Scouting Combine, NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock was asked about the 49ers and what they might be looking for with their top picks in the April draft. Would the Niners shoot high for another wide receiver after taking the seldom-used A.J. Jenkins in the first round last year? What about adding depth to an aging defensive line?