Alex Smith’s had a whirlwind seven-day stretch to say the least.
John Branch of the New York Times summed it up succinctly in a recent story.
“In this, the eighth chapter of The Many Lives of Alex Smith, the San Francisco quarterback leads the league in passer rating, coolly commands a high-scoring offense that sets a single-game yardage record, is deemed such a local celebrity that he tosses the ceremonial first pitch of a baseball playoff series and talks football with the president,” Branch wrote.
The week could get even better if the 49ers quarterback wins the FedEx Air Player of the Week award. And, if he beats the New York Giants this Sunday at Candlestick Park.
Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle passes along the comments of Giants offensive coordinator Kelvin Gilbride, who believes Justin Smith gets away with defensive holding.
Branch also writes about the 49ers success cramping Harbaugh’s coaching style.
Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee looks at the chances of Brandon Jacobs making his 49ers debut this Sunday.
CBSSports.com’s Kyle Bonagura shares Jacobs comments about returning to 100-percent health.
FoxSports.com’s Alex Marvez looks at the 49ers mindset heading into a NFC title game rematch.
49ers.com looked at Mario Manningham’s recent do-it-all versatility with his new team.
49ers five-time Pro Bowl linebacker Patrick Willis joined the latest Niner Talk podcast.
49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks joined this week’s 49ers.com “Weekly Conversation.”
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