Alex Smith, QB, San Francisco 49ers
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
As of this player profile write-up, Alex Smith has all but been officially traded to the Kansas City Chiefs. Not having the speed burst to pick up yardage in chunks like Colin Kaepernick, Smith had to rack up his yards through the air. Not too tough of a task considering all of the receiving talent around him, right? Not so fast.
Smith played in ten games last year, nine of them starts, and tossed up just over 1,700 yards and 13 touchdowns. Sadly, this would probably had been his career year if he had remained healthy, but even sadder is the fact that he still would had struggled to get to 3,000 yards and 20 touchdowns. And yes, that would had been a career year.
Now that he finds himself moving across the country to start for a team with less receiving talent than the San Francisco 49ers and being on a team that relies heavily on its running game, it ...