Found January 30, 2013 on
San Francisco may just be hoarding all the quarterbacks.
With Colin Kaepernick looking like the 49ers’ starter for some time, the common assumption has been that San Francisco will look to trade away backup Alex Smith. The veteran, who was picked No. 1 in the draft in 2005 but didn’t have success as a starter until recently, wouldn’t be of much use if the job is Kaepernick’s for good.
Adding to that assumption is that Smith has said he wants to be a starter, especially considering what he went through in fighting for the job in San Francisco. He reportedly will ask for a release or trade after this season ends.
But there’s at least one person who thinks that everybody can all get along on one team.
“I hope he’s with us,” 49ers CEO Jed York said of Smith, according to Pro Football Talk. “From a cap standpoint, we have the room to be able to keep him. One quarterback is usually not enough to get you through a season. And to have two guys, which the Niners had in Steve [Young] and Joe ...
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ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski believes that San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick has what it takes to be the NFL’s best quarterback. In Kaepernick, Harbaugh has a young, athletic and savvy quarterback who has all of the tools to become the best quarterback in the NFL. To be clear, Kaepernick has a lot to prove before he overtakes the likes of Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and Peyton...
The San Francisco 49ers' former starting quarterback Alex Smith is expected to seek his release before free agency, according to Pro Football Talk.
Smith, who lost the starting job to Colin Kaepernick in Week 10, would prefer to be released so he can garner the full benefits of free agency, the report says.
The 49ers aren't likely to release Smith because of his value in...
With the circus of media day finally coming to a close, it’s time to get down to the truly important aspects of the Super Bowl — the bets.
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The 49ers are looking to rid themselves of the 7.5 million dollars Alex Smith will be paid in 2013. Reportedly the 49ers are actively shopping Alex Smith to potential suitors such as the Browns, Eagles, Bills, Chiefs and the Cardinals.
Alex Smith catapulted the 49ers to an impressive 6-2 record this season after just taking them to the AFC Championship last year. Smith sustained...
San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York is a happy camper when it comes to his quarterback situation.
Why shouldn’t he be? It was the one-two punch of Alex Smith and Colin Kapernick that led his team to the threshold of the promised land.
Unlike others that have already stated that Smith is on the first thing smoking out of Dodge City, York is holding on to a belief that he can retain...
There’s not one topic I feel like talking about today as we endure a week of Super Bowl and Hall of Fame propoganda. The Browns introduced their defensive coordinator Ray Horton yesterday, but even that was putting a cap on old news. With that in mind, I thought I would just combine a bunch of things into one post today…
Alex Smith to the Browns?
So Brandon Weeden thought he...
Former 49ers great Steve Young might be the godfather of the mobile quarterback/passer era. Young was one of the first players in the league to be just as dangerous a passer as he was a runner.
Young played in the disciplined precision of the west coast offense, so he was never allotted the time to freestyle like current Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick does.
Young who was as...
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It’s that time of year again. We will all get together this Sunday with friends and family to watch the newest and most entertaining commercials for a essentially the entire day. Don’t forget, the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens will toss the ball around as well in between the commercial action. You ready?
AccuScore simulations project this game to be crazy close. After...
During the San Francisco 49ers media day at Super Bowl XLVII we asked Patrick Willis, Navorro Bowman, and Carols Rogers if they would be able to shut down Colin Kaepernick if he played for a different team.
In simplest terms: the Ravens need to keep the "Smith Brothers" off Joe Flacco, and they need to beat up the 49ers (especially Kaepernick and his O-Line) on defense.
But of course it's never as simple as that.
An estimated $10 billion is projected to be bet on Super Bowl XLVII worldwide, and over half of all adult Americans are expected to bet on the game in...