Originally posted by hawkeye123
What coaches say, think and do are three different things. I dont trust or believe anything that Singletary says just like I did with Nolan because neither one knows or knew what they were doing. Smith was the guy because the front office wanted to see what he can do and what's Singletary going to do? Disagree? He went along with it and once Smith did bad (which isnt all on him) and then got hurt which is the perfect excuse for Sing to go with Troy.
Why should Sing trust Troy to run the offense??? WTF has he done? He's dones less than Ryan Leaf so give me a break. Sing never wanted Alex to succeed but I can guarantee that he wants Troy to succeed because guess who signed him? Thats right, it was Sing. The reason why Smith played bad is more on Sing, a crappy OC who's just following Sing and a crappy OL (mainly Rachal who Sing for whatever reason loves) than it is on Alex.
I'm not the biggest Alex Smith fan (in fact, far from it) but I know a screwjob when I see one and like Nolan, Alex is basically being screwed yet again by management who know as much now as they did back in 2004 - NOTHING.
And dont compare Manning to Alex. Unlike Alex, Manning actually has a management team that KNOWS what they're doing year in and year out. We dont have that and never will.
Successful quarterbacks win because they arent limited to what they can do. Alex was limited from day one and the play-calling sucked. You can go back to the season opening loss in SEA. Sorry, but calling a run and pass play to your FB sums it all up right there.
And I wouldnt start Alex after the bye but I wouldnt start Troy either. I would start Nate Davis and see how he does. The reason why Sing is going with Troy is because Troy is his "own" guy that he signed and if Troy can go 6-2 after the bye (which he will), it will save Sing's job for the third and final season of his contract, the team will re-sign Troy as the starter, we'll start out worse next season then we did this year (and yes, that is possible), Sing will get fired mid-season, Manusky or Johnson will be the interim HC and we will all be hoping for a damn good HC but whoever the interim HC is at that ime will "wow" management with some bullcrap plan and we'll be in the same situation in 2012 that we've been in since 2003.
You can quote me or whatever. Mark my words. You can just see this happening. RIP 49ers 1946-2002.