Chiefs reportedly complete trade for Alex Smith

Though unofficial, the first trade of the 2013 offseason has been announced. FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer reports that the 49ers and Chiefs have completed a trade for Alex Smith. The compensation Kansas City relinquished for Smith is unclear, but Glazer notes they made a “clear commitment” to Colin Kaepernick’s now-former backup. The deal can’t become…

Jim Harbaugh: Niners never chased Peyton Manning

Now that the 49ers have gone all in with Alex Smith, coach Jim Harbaugh took the time to dismiss a popular notion of who he supposedly wanted under center. While addressing reporters Wednesday, Harbaugh stated the team was never seriously interested in signing then-free agent quarterback Peyton Manning this offseason, calling it an “erroneous perception”…

Alex Smith assists in search for missing teen

Days after signing a new three-year contract, which included $9 million in guarantees, Alex Smith decided to share the wealth with a truly noble act. On Saturday, the Niners signal-caller joined nearly 600 other volunteers who’ve led a search party for missing California teenager Sierra LaMar. LaMar, 15, has been missing since March 16 and…

Alex Smith to resume starting role in Week 14

From the starter to the backup to the starter again, such is life for 49ers quarterback Alex Smith. Per NFL.com’s Jason La Canfora, Niners coach Mike Singletary has officially named Alex Smith his starting quaterback for Week 14. Singletary reportedly deliberated with his coach staff before making the decision to send the other Smith –…