The troubling nature of the 49ers flirtation with Peyton Manning begins and ends here, with this thought:That Alex Smith has never been Mr. Right. That he is simply Mr.
If the season were to start today (and, yes, we're well aware it does not), this is how the 49ers' starting lineup with look:
For the first time since he was selected with the first overall pick of the 2005 draft, quarterback Alex Smith spent a day not committed to the 49ers.Smith remained unsigned Tuesday, the first day
The 49ers re-signed backup inside linebacker Tavares Gooden to a one-year contract, the club announced Tuesday.Gooden, a four-year veteran, was scheduled for unrestricted free agency.