Alex Smith: “It feels like I’ve been through way worse than this.”

Here is the transcript of Alex Smith’s Wednesday conference call. Q: What are the emotions like right now for you having put this thing to bed? SMITH: You know, obviously happy. I’m glad that this is finally done. For me this was the plan all along. Since the season ended I wanted to be back here. It dragged out a little bit but I’m glad it’s over. Glad it’s done….

March 21, 2012

Free agency live blog No. 2: Wednesday

Here’s the news this morning: 1. Adam Snyder is visiting the Cardinals according to Darren Urban of Matt Maiocco reports that the Niners offered Snyder an extension during the season but it was “low-ball.” 2. Ted Ginn Jr. is visiting the Lions today, according to Booth Newspapers. Don’t be surprised if both Snyder and Ginn sign with those teams today. The Cardinals seem to value Snyder much higher than…

March 14, 2012

Alex Smith should take 49ers offer right now (Lowell column)

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat just posted my dad’s Tuesday column. It’s about Alex Smith. My dad says it’s in Smith’s interest to re-sign with the Niners now, as in this very instant. Do not test free agency. Just sign on the dotted line, dude. If you don’t like the three-year offer, take a one-year deal, win the Super Bowl and cash out next year. To read my dad’s full…

March 12, 2012

Inside the 49ers goes year-round

When the season ended, maybe some of you thought you wouldn’t hear from me for a while. But the Santa Rosa Press Democrat informed me they consider this a 12-month a year position because football never stops. So, our conversation will continue without interruption except for a few days next week when I’ll be in Mexico. Some of the big things coming up are the scouting combine, free agency, the…

February 10, 2012