Jim Harbaugh said in his press conference something he wanted to say for a while, “Finally I can put my guy in.” He said he’s going with the hot hand, but what ever happened to the guy who got his head knocked?
Alex Smith has only gone a year and a half of quarterbacking one of the most successful teams in the NFL. Let’s start with Colin Kaepernick - he had a very good night against a Chicago Bear team that wasn’t into it, and quite frankly isn’t that good to begin with let alone, without Jay Cutler.
So to completely disregard his injured starter, who was 6-2 when he went down was a true indicator that Smith’s days are numbered in San Francisco. However, if Harbaugh could have kept the stiffy in his pants long enough, maybe he could have had a better situation than a controversy.
"Thought Colin did an outstanding job," Harbaugh said during his post game news conference. "Thought he did a great job. Poise in the pocket, throwing with accuracy, did a nice job run...