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NFC West News and Rumors

Alex Smith gets left behind as 49ers move on with a new quarter…

Alex Smith gets left behind as 49ers move on with a new quarterback

The old notion that a player can't lose his job due to injury is used almost exclusively by terrible coaches. Good coaches play the best players, regardless of how they got their chance. And Alex Smith is no longer the 49ers' best option at quarterback.…
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  • Video - 49ers postgame press conference 04:44

    49ers postgame press conference

    Nov 25
    49ers react following game with Saints
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Rams-Cardinals Recap 03:12

    Sunday Blitz: Rams-Cardinals Recap

    Nov 25
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Rams' 31-17 win over the Cardinals.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: 49ers-Saints Recap 03:32

    Sunday Blitz: 49ers-Saints Recap

    Nov 25
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the 49ers' 31-21 win over the Saints.
  • Video - Rams Snap Winless Streak 00:35

    Rams Snap Winless Streak

    Nov 25
    Rams top Cardinals for their first win in six games, 31-17.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Kaepernick choice looks great after 49ers beat Saints; more Sna…

    Nov 25
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 12 heavy on impressive road wins...
  • NFL Week 12 review: John Clayton's Last Call

    Nov 25
    With young talent and shrewd moves, the Bengals are getting it right, writes John Clayton.