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Signs Point to Smith

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Mark Purdy of the San Jose Mercury news states the following: "If my little birdie is correct, new 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has not just been talking with Alex Smith about whether he wants to come back and play for the team. The two have also been out on the practice field, doing quarterback drills. If that doesn't point to Harbaugh seriously considering bringing back Smith as a backup quarterback -- and Smith seriously considering a return to the 49ers -- I don't know what does" With the CBA being what it is and the lack of a true starter in the draft, this might be the best way to go. Perhaps Harbaugh thinks he can get a few more good years out of Smith and buy some time to develop a QB in this years or next years draft. Perhaps he is just evaluating Smith. If they do choose to sign him, this would be a great way to get the playbook into the QB's hands for all of the secret player practices we have heard rumors of....

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