What’s In A Name? The Smiths at Quarterback Won’t Decide 49ers Fate

November 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sunday afternoon's game between the visiting St. Louis Rams and your UEFA Champion San Francisco 49ers will be a confusing affair for the folks at Candlestick Park.
On one hand you will see the hometown quarterback with a surname of "Smith" struggling, and your instincts, muscle memory and embrace of routine will compel you to start jeering.
But just as your beer-moistened lips press together to form the "B" in "Boo," a flash of realization will hit you, much like the bright red brake lights on a semi signal to your brain, "Hey bud, the guy in front isn't moving anymore. Perhaps you should stop moving as well, by slamming that brake pedal tootsweet."
Your eyes will tell you that something here is amiss, send that telegram of trepidation to your noggin and like lightning an idea will form through the fog that even though the fellow in the red jersey playing quarterback is scattershotting passes all over the pitch with his awry right arm, he most definitely is not Alex Smi...

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