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Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Defining moments

Alex Smith
The 49ers are headed to the NFC Championship game.

ESPN NFL analyst Kordell Stewart talks about when he knew the 49ers and QB Alex Smith had turned the corner this season. He says Smith has proven that he can finish games and make the crucial throws. He says the 49ers' 25-19 win in Detroit on Week 6 was when he became a believer in Smith and the 49ers. Listen

ESPN NFL analyst Trent Dilfer says the country was finally able to see 49ers QB Alex Smith's best moments in the playoff win over the Saints. He says Smith plays his best when San Francisco is in a close game. He talks about Jim Harbaugh's influence on the team. Listen