The 49ers offense looked terrible in the first half, coming off a bye week, so Singletary switched things up at half time and Alex Smith looked really good almost a yer to the day after Singletary pulled JT O'Sullivan in favor of Shaun Hill. [SJ'>http://blogs.mercurynews.com/kawakami/2009/10/26/alex-smith-once-again-hes-the-49ers-last-best-hope/">SJ Merc]
Gwen Knapp says Smith had nothing to lose, but coming off the becnh hurt his ability to lead the two minute offense. [SFGate'>http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/10/26/SPNU1AAJ5B.DTL&feed=rss.gknapp">SFGate]
Maiocco asks if this was all in the script? [Press'>http://blog.pressdemocrat.com/49ers/2009/10/is-49ers-qb-situation-following-the-script.html">Press Democrat]
Darrius Heyward-Bey: Seven games played, 4 receptions 64 yards.
Michael Crabtree: One game played, 5 receptions 56 yards.
The Raiders got blasted and everybody owned up to it, except one. JaMarcus Russell. Nuff said. [SFGate'>http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/10/25/SPNU1AAIME.DTL">SFGate]
Big Mac is back! Weird. [SFGate'>http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/10/26/SPNU1AAI0L.DTL&feed=rss.rratto">SFGate]
More Big Mac stuff. Inman says Big Mac's return will provide great theater. I'm not so sure that "No Comment" qualifies, but what do I know? [CC'>http://www.contracostatimes.com/cam-inman/ci_13644286?source=rss&nclick_check=1">CC Times]
John Shea is optimistic the Dodgers will crumble next season. RT and I aren't quite so sure. [SFGate'>http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/10/25/SP0I1AAB90.DTL&feed=rss.jshea">SFGate]