Alex Smith Worse Than Ryan Leaf?


Published: March 12, 2009


... of the franchises and maybe the next Steve Young. Where would the 49ers be if they choose Aaron Rodgers or Jason Campbell both who start for there respective team unlike Smith who will compete with Shaun Hill for a starting job.

In 2005, Smith started nine games and only scored one touchdown thats right Niners fans your team paid him 6 year $49.5 million to score you one touchdown. But since he was a rookie you can't blame him for not doing well...Right? Then the Niners in 2006, to try to continue the Alex Smith experiment brought in Norv Turner drafted Vernon Davis a tight end which is a young quarterbacks best friend and made Frank Gore his starting tailback.

He showed improvement but was more Ryan Leaf than Steve Young with 16 touchdowns and 16 interceptions.

Going into his third season the fans were hoping the third season would be the charm definitely after his comeback win to open the season. Then he was injured four games into the season ...

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