Alex Smith staying ready because 'you never know when opportunity is going to come'
Quarterback Alex Smith is "just staying ready" in case the 49ers need him to reprise his role in Saturday's playoff opener against the Green Bay Packers. Since sustaining a Nov. 11 concussion, Smith has been relegated to a backup role behind Colin Kaepernick. "For me, it's just about being ready to go. My responsibility is [...]