I so wanted Alex Smith to sign somewhere else and leave the 49ers in a quarterback lurch, I really and truly did.
As if the drama around the 49ers' quarterback situation could get any more interesting . . . A week ago, quarterback Alex Smith was adamant he would return to the 49ers.
Steve Young, the former 49ers quarterback and current ESPN analyst, made a compelling case Friday for a Peyton Manning-49ers union.
And he even predicted it would happen.
Quarterback Alex Smith made a visit Saturday to the Arizona Cardinals practice facility three days prior to the opening of the free-agent signing period.So did Steve Young, by the way.And free-agen