The Early Lead: Alex Smith


Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 02/27/2013

49ers agree to trade Alex Smith to Chiefs, report says

When the trade becomes official March 12, Andy Reid will have his QB in KC.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:10 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 02/25/2013

49ers close to a deal to trade Alex Smith

Although his destination isn't certain yet, the former No. 1 pick, who lost his job to Colin Kaepernick, could land in Kansas City or Arizona.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:13 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Smith, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Randy Moss, Alex Smith: 49ers look at their options

General Manager Trent Baalke isn't tipping his hand yet on the players' future.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:27 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Smith, NFL, Randy Moss, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Alex Smith says being backup is tough. "I'm not going to lie."

The former No. 1 NFL draft pick isn't terribly happy with his role as backup to Colin Kaepernick.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:13 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Smith, Colin Kaepernick, NFL

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 11/30/2012

Alex Smith: ‘The only thing I did . . . was get a concussion’

49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh has made his choice, with Colin Kaepernick starting at quarterback. Alex Smith is making the best of it.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:07 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Smith, Colin Kaepernick, Jim Harbaugh

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Colin Kaepernick or Alex Smith? Jim Harbaugh isn't saying

With Alex Smith sidelined with a concussion, Colin Kaepernick steps up in a stellar performance and creates a dilemma for San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:53 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Smith, Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers