Many people outside of San Francisco expect Alex Smith's 2011 season to be but an aberration. Heck, many 49ers fans feel the same way.
I'm here to tell you that Smith is set to have a monster year for the 49ers.
Smith has a ton of new weapons in his arsenal, and if the preseason is any indication, he's ready to start utilizing them all to great affect. So far, he's completed 13-of-19 passes for 134 yards with two touchdowns to zero interceptions.
The only problem we've seen so far this year is that his line has been shaky in pass-protection, but I expect that to work itself out once the season begins.
Prediction: Smith completes 64 percent of his passes for 4,000 yards with 30 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.
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