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Monday, March 19, 2012
Two views on Alex Smith and his options

By Mike Sando

David Garrard's contract agreement with the Miami Dolphins could leave Alex Smith with one fewer option beyond returning to the San Francisco 49ers.

That is but one way to look at the situation.

It is also possible the Dolphins went after Garrard upon realizing Smith wasn't serious about signing with them and was instead focused on the 49ers.

Either way, all signs point to Smith re-signing with the 49ers, one way or another. The move is the only logical one for all parties.