Alex Smith ran off the field at Candlestick Park two weeks ago to a standing ovation and cheers from…
Doesn't appear Alex Smith will be released
However, this doesn't mean the 49ers won't seek a trade for Smith. Smith was having his best season as an NFL quarterback before sustaining a concussion. Having to miss a game due to the concussion, the 49ers got a good look at Colin Kaepernick and elected to go with him the remainder of the season at quarterback.
It's likely the 49ers believe that Smith, still under contract, has some value on the trading block for teams in need of a more than capable quarterback.
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