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ESPN Ranking NFL starting quarterbacks (Alex Smith #28)

John Clayton:

Arrow is pointing: Flat
28. Alex Smith, San Francisco 49ers

Analysis: 49ers fans are getting the seven-year itch for a new quarterback. It's been seven years, seven offensive coordinators, 19 victories and no playoffs during the Smith years in San Francisco.



http://espn.go.com/nfl/preview11/story/_/id/6898795/from-tom-brady-andy-dalton-espn-john-clayton-ranks-nfl-starting-qbs
[ Edited by JustaFan45 on Aug 31, 2011 at 3:56 PM ]
Just got done reading this ... not sure i can argue it at all ... can't belive we passed up Jake Locker still he was right there for the taking damit just like A Rodgers 7 years ago.
28 who the hell is below him? Rookies?
I find it somewhat humorous that Hasselbeck and Henne, despite both being statistically outplayed by Smith the past few years, are ahead on that list.
Sounds about right.

Anybody who thinks differently is delusional.
its better than 32nd
Sounds about right, I didn't have any issues with that list. He deserves #28 until he shows something more than 19 victories in 7 seasons (of course that's a loaded statistic, but still, not good)
Originally posted by jimmy49erfan:
28 who the hell is below him? Rookies?

Actual excerpt:

27. Curtis Painter

28. Alex Smith

29. Colin Kapernick

30. Terell Pryor

31. Your local pop warner QB

32. Ryan Vogelsong
[ Edited by Johnster on Aug 31, 2011 at 3:37 PM ]
Analysis: 49ers fans are getting the seven-year itch for a new quarterback. It's been seven years, seven offensive coordinators, 19 victories and no playoffs during the Smith years in San Francisco.


damn not thats just truly sad

and still people are making excuses for this loser.

Originally posted by Johnster:
Actual excerpt:

27. Curtis Painter

28. Alex Smith

29. Colin Kapernick

30. Terell Pryor

31. Your local pop warner QB

32. Ryan Vogelsong

At first ......Then
Originally posted by susweel:
Analysis: 49ers fans are getting the seven-year itch for a new quarterback. It's been seven years, seven offensive coordinators, 19 victories and no playoffs during the Smith years in San Francisco.


damn not thats just truly sad

and still people are making excuses for this loser.


There is no chance of another FA QB coming in at this point of the season. Alex can play well enough for the niners to be successful. This team will live and die by what their defense can do.
Originally posted by fister30:
Originally posted by susweel:
Analysis: 49ers fans are getting the seven-year itch for a new quarterback. It's been seven years, seven offensive coordinators, 19 victories and no playoffs during the Smith years in San Francisco.


damn not thats just truly sad

and still people are making excuses for this loser.


There is no chance of another FA QB coming in at this point of the season. Alex can play well enough for the niners to be successful. This team will live and die by what their defense can do.


That is highly debatable because its never happened yet in his career.
Originally posted by JustaFan45:
John Clayton:

Arrow is pointing: down
28. Alex Smith, San Francisco 49ers

Analysis: 49ers fans are getting the seven-year itch for a new quarterback. It's been seven years, seven offensive coordinators, 19 victories and no playoffs during the Smith years in San Francisco.



http://espn.go.com/nfl/preview11/story/_/id/6898795/from-tom-brady-andy-dalton-espn-john-clayton-ranks-nfl-starting-qbs

Actually, Arrow is pointing Flat... Which makes more sence because he didn't do much last year.

"28. Alex Smith, San Francisco 49ers
Analysis: 49ers fans are getting the seven-year itch for a new quarterback. It's been seven years, seven offensive coordinators, 19 victories and no playoffs during the Smith years in San Francisco.
Arrow is pointing: flat"
[ Edited by D_Niner on Aug 31, 2011 at 3:43 PM ]
Originally posted by susweel:
Sounds about right.

Anybody who thinks differently is delusional.

I disagree with the rating. It's lower than it should be, but until Smith starts winning he shouldn't be much higher than the 20's, and I can agree on that. Henne and Hasselbeck should be lower than Smith - see support below.


Smith's stats
2010: 11 games, 60% completion, 2370 yards, 14 TD, 10 INT, 4 fumbles (2 lost)
2009: 11 games, 60% completion, 2350 yards, 18 TD, 12 INT, 3 fumbles (1 lost)

Hasselbeck
2010: 14 games, 60% completion, 3001 yards, 12 TD and 17 INT, 7 fumbles (5 lost)
2009: 14 games, 60% completion, 3029 yards, 17 TD and 17 INT, 11 fumbles (3 lost)
2008: 7 games, 52% completion, 1216 yards, 5 TD and 10 INT, 1 fumble

Henne
2010: 15 games, 61% completion, 3301 yards, 15 TD and 19 INT, 5 fumbles (2 lost)
2009: 14 games, 61% completion, 2878 yards, 12 TD and 14 INT, 4 fumbles
Originally posted by JustaFan45:
John Clayton:

Arrow is pointing: down
28. Alex Smith, San Francisco 49ers

Analysis: 49ers fans are getting the seven-year itch for a new quarterback. It's been seven years, seven offensive coordinators, 19 victories and no playoffs during the Smith years in San Francisco.



http://espn.go.com/nfl/preview11/story/_/id/6898795/from-tom-brady-andy-dalton-espn-john-clayton-ranks-nfl-starting-qbs

You misquoted a point - Clayton says "Arrow is pointing: flat"

The "down" reference is to QB #27 - Ryan Fitzpatrick

*EDIT - thanks for making the change.
[ Edited by NineFourNiner on Aug 31, 2011 at 4:07 PM ]
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