Report: “Highly unlikely” the 49ers release Alex Smith

According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, it’s highly unlikely that the San Francisco 49ers will end up releasing quarterback Alex Smith.

“I’m told that’s highly, highly, highly unlikely,” said Mort regarding Smith being traded, via Evan Silva of

You have to wonder if the 49ers don’t get a trade offer that they like, if they’ll end up holding on to Smith and have him back up Colin Kaepernick in 2013.


  • Anonymous

    I like to hear this on Alex Smith. He needs to be with SF!!!