Posted October 30, 2012 on AP on Fox
So much for Alex Smith and his lost confidence. ''It was in my closet,'' he said. ''I found it.'' Indeed. Smith was almost perfect in San Francisco's 24-3 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Monday night. But for a dropped pass, he would have been. The 49ers quarterback completed 18 of 19 passes for 232 yards and three touchdowns after a week that saw some speculation that Smith's belief in himself was shaken following a pair of poor outings. Coach Jim Harbaugh said questions about Smith's confidence came from ''a couple of reporters,'' nothing more. ''I don't think there ever was a question there,'' Harbaugh said. ''I think it was just a lot of gobble, gobble, turkey. Just gobble, gobble, gobble turkey. That paints a pretty good picture. He's a very confident guy.'' Smith threw two touchdown passes to Michael Crabtree and one to Randy Moss. ''Eighteen of 19, I have never seen that,'' Harbaugh said. ''How important for your quarterback to play very well? It is very importa...
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