“And the two quarterbacks whom nobody could hang with, Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees, now have all off-season to hang with each other, because the Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints are out of the playoffs.
In San Francisco, 49ers faithful are sounding like Saints fans, still wondering, “Whodat dat threw dat?”
That was Alex Smith, the quarterback nearly cast aside by the organization, who Saturday threw one of the greatest touchdown passes in franchise history — a 14-yard strike to Vernon Davis with nine seconds left to upset New Orleans, 36-32.”
Altogether, a smashingly good flex of football fortitude and familiar delivery of honed skill from Smith – when most needed. Read on.
[Photo caption -49ers quarterback Alex Smith finds running room down the sideline on a 28-yard touchdown dash against the New Orleans Saints in the fourth quarter Saturday at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. Photo - Jed Jacobsohn for Getty Images, January 14, 2012)
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