Pressure Point: Time is now for Smith
A weekly look at a player whose performance must improve in 2010.
The best quarterback in the NFC West over the past few seasons, Kurt Warner, has retired. The division might be there for the taking for the 49ers. That is, if they get quality quarterback play. Which, of course, brings us to Alex Smith.
The 49ers appear to be quite comfortable and confident in Smith, and he did revive his career to some degree last season. Fellow No. 1 pick David Carr was brought in as a backup ...
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