Does the San Francisco 49ers’ Passing Future Include Plaxico Burress?

April 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's no secret that this is the year for Alex Smith to break out. If it's going to happen, 2010 is as good a time as any. He's been given pretty much everything now: a good young line, a strong running game to fall on, plenty of time to recover from his shoulder injury, the same offensive coordinator for two consecutive years, and the confidence of the organization.
The receiving corps should thrive over the next few years, given the talent it's collected:
Vernon Davis put his ego aside and focused on a team-oriented approach, only to learn this benefits his own numbers superbly; his blocking ability stayed in top form, while he saw his touchdown numbers break the franchise mark and tie the NFL record for tight ends. His combination of speed and power make him a chore for any defense to account for.
The (eventual) arrival of young Michael Crabtree gave Smith a much needed target, and the team may have gotten a superstar. He's a fantastic balance of speed and power blend...

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