Tim Kawakami of the Merc wrote an interesting and amusing blog on Alex Smith’s incredible longevity with the Niners. I mean you can’t get rid of this guy — Smith, I mean, not Kawakami. If nothing else Alex Smith has staying power and frankly he does not have much else. The Niners should have cut ties with him long ago, and he should have cut ties with the Niners. To read Tim’s blog click here.