While there's no denying the strong relationship between 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and GM Trent Baalke, their differing views on Alex Smith could become a problem.
Insiders doubt free-agent QB Alex Smith will return in 2011, but it's a different story for David Carr, who has a legitimate shot at starting.
The 49ers are in must-win mode with two weeks to play and the team has announced Troy Smith will be their starting quarterback for at least the first of those games, this coming Sunday against the Rams.
49ers head coach Mike Singletary won't say which Smith will start at quarterback for Sunday's game against the Rams.
In light of both teams' struggles this season, we hear Arizona and San Francisco are likely to be in the market for a starting quarterback this offseason, someone like Stanford's Andrew Luck, according to NFC West Whispers.
With an emphasis on smart, steady football on both sides of the ball, the 49ers are positioned to make a strong closing run in the NFC West after dominating the Seahawks in Week 14.
Alex Smith threw for 255 yards and three touchdowns in a triumphant return to the starting lineup following a five-game absence, and the 49ers improved their once-slim playoff hopes with a 40-21 victory over the NFC West rival Seattle Seahawks ...
The 49ers will return to Alex Smith as their starting quarterback in Week 14 in his first start since Week Seven.
49ers head coach Mike Singletary said Monday that QB Alex Smith could be healthy for the team's Week 11 game vs. the Buccaneers, but that Troy Smith would remain the starter regardless.
49ers head coach Mike Singletary confirmed Friday that QB Troy Smith will start Sunday's game against the Rams.
According to the official Twitter account of the 49ers, TE Vernon Davis did not practice again on Thursday because of an ankle injury as the team prepares for Sunday's game against the Broncos in London.
With Alex Smith injured, the 49ers will be turning to No. 3 QB Troy Smith this weekend when San Francisco takes on the Broncos in London.
Niners owner John York gave head coach Mike Singletary a vote of confidence Tuesday, the Sacramento Bee reported. Meanwhile, an MRI confirmed that QB Alex Smith had suffered a sprained AC joint in his non-throwing shoulder.
49ers QB Alex Smith had his injured left shoulder checked at a London hospital on Monday morning and is still unsure if he can play against the Broncos at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.
49ers QB Alex Smith has left Sunday's game against the Panthers after injuring his left shoulder. QB David Carr replaced Smith with the game tied at 10.