Matt Cassel


There have been a couple times during Alex Smith's career that it was difficult to envision him returning to play the following season for the 49ers.


From Comcast SportsNetPITTSBURGH (AP) -- Their franchise quarterback on his way to the hospital, the momentum firmly on the other side of the field after a stunning last-minute rally by one the NFL


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ALAMEDA -- Two months may not seem a long time in the real world, but in the NFL it can be an eternity.Back on Oct. 23, the Raiders still had Darren McFadden as their lead running back.