Found January 11, 2012 on
At the end of last season, Doug Smith never imagined his son would play for the San Francisco 49ers again, not after hearing the quarterback get booed out of Candlestick Park and with another coaching change on the way.
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Alex Smith is the kind of man you'd want your daughter to marry. Jim Tomsula, the 49ers ' effusive defensive-line coach, first delivered that scouting report a year ago, when he briefly stepped into the head-coaching...
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith will play in his first playoff game Saturday against the New Orleans Saints. Can he match the playoff heroics of past stars Joe Montana, Steve Young and Jeff Garcia?
No coach had a bigger, more immediate impact in the 2011 NFL season than Jim Harbaugh with the 49ers, and he did it without a major infusion of offensive talent. The Niners improved on offense by 75 points with essentially the same cast of players as last year. Most notably, he showed amazing faith in downtrodden quarterback Alex Smith, getting him a copy of the playbook during...
(01-11) 20:40 PST - Seven months ago, 49ers quarterback Alex Smith had no idea where to find wide receiver Michael Crabtree.
When asked if his top wideout would be attending the player-organized workouts at San Jose State during the lockout, Smith said, "Great question. Asking the wrong...
Seven months ago, 49ers quarterback Alex Smith had no idea where to find wide receiver Michael Crabtree. When asked if his top wideout would be attending the player-organized workouts at San Jose State during the...
4:30 p.m. ET, New Orleans Saints travel to San Francisco to take on the 49ers.
If the Saints get off to a fast start, the 49ers will be in a big trouble. They don’t want a shootout because Alex Smith won’t be able to keep up with Brees and Co.
Look for the Saints to win for the first time ever in the playoffs on the road.
Prediction: Saints 31, 49ers 17.
8:00 p.m. ET...
49er fever is back at as Alex Smith, Patrick Willis and the rest of the 49ers team head toward their playoff game against the New Orleans Saints.