And now, the 49ers can pretend they loved Alex Smith all along. Believe as much of that as you like.
Free-agent quarterback Alex Smith spent his Sunday with the Miami Dolphins, a team that swung and missed on Peyton Manning and took a called third strike on free-agent Matt Flynn.People around thes
Free-agent quarterback Matt Flynn had the first move.
He chose the Seattle Seahawks -- and a contract similar to the deal the 49ers had on the table for Alex Smith.
If quarterback Alex Smith signed the 49ers' three-year, 24 million offer from the 49ers a week ago, the 49ers would have their quarterback and Smith would have a job for the 2012 season.Now, t