Originally Posted by Dedhed
I, frankly, don't see the upgrade here, Smith has underperformed most of his career until he acquired a great supporting cast and a great QB coach.
Well that kinda cuts both ways. SF was garbage with or without Smith up until last year (when Smith was reborn under JH). I don't think anyone thinks he's the kind of guy that will make a garbage team competitive. But there's only 3 or 4 of those guys in the league.