Originally Posted by Messier
I know this isn't popular, but other than playing for the 49ers, Smiths situation has nothing in common with Grbac. It's much more like what happened to Trent Green, than Grbac, or Bono.
Exactly. Green was a starter who was injured, and the backup came in and took the team to the SB. Same situation with Alex Smith. Grbac was never a starter in SF.