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if alex simth goes 6 games 10 int wih no td will the 49ers bench him and put Dilfer in ?
They, might. But I wouldn't. I'd give him the full year, with a statement at the beginning that he'd only come out of a game or not start due to injury. I would not mess with his head, having him worry about coming out. If he wasn't able to do it over the course of the season, then you'd have to look at maybe Brady Quinn for next year and cutting your losses. Over the full course of the year, you should know whether he is the guy you want or not. If he is, then he needs all the reps he can get. If not, you need all those reps to see whether you've made a blunder and wasted your #1 overall and a whole lotta money along with it.
If Alex Smith goes his first 6 games with 10 ints and zero touchdowns, the problem isn't just gonna be him sucking. Even terrible quarterbacks playing on mediocre teams put up markedly better numbers than that.
Absolutely not. It makes zero sense at all. I could understand the argument of putting in a veteran quarterback if they were competing for a playoff spot down the stretch, but they won't be. At this point, the 49ers aren't playing for this season. They're playing for the future.