Vernon Davis, Ted Ginn Jr., Alex Smith, Patrick Willis—they all will be watching closely in the coming days and weeks to see what the San Francisco 49ers’ future entails. Along with many others.
Alex Smith threw a 59-yard touchdown pass to Vernon Davis in what likely was the quarterback’s final hurrah with the 49ers, and San Francisco beat Arizona 38-7 on Sunday in a matchup for last place in the awful NFC West.
Interim 49ers coach Jim Tomsula has made his pick: Alex Smith will start at quarterback in San Francisco’s final game Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.
Now that 49ers coach Mike Singletary’s firing is official, the search for new leadership may have the team’s legendary former owner weighing heavily on the future of the franchise.
San Francisco team president and CEO Jed York is turning to his uncle, former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr., for advice on how to turn around the team.