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Could SF bench Alex Smith against the Rams in week 16?

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Head coach Mike Singletary of the San Francisco 49ers talks with quarterback Alex Smith. Is he speaking in tongues?
Head coach Mike Singletary of the San Francisco 49ers talks with quarterback Alex Smith. Is he speaking in tongues?

Is Mike Singletary crazy? Wait, don't answer that. 

After the 49ers belly flop last night in San Diego, the ass-waiving head coach is already talking about replacing his starting quarterback, which could mean that the St. Louis Rams will face Troy Smith again next week rather than Alex Smith. 

Alex Smith, who never seems to have endeared himself to the 49ers future, former head coach, had a solid outing against Seattle last week, his first game back from injury, before a pedestrian effort last night. Benching a QB for one iffy game, now that's how you run a football team. It sounds as though the Alex Smith will most likely be in the lineup next week when they visit St. Louis. 

Which is the better matchup for the Rams? Probably Alex Smith. Troy Smith's mobility proved to be too much for the Rams in week 10, who completed more TD passes that were called back than he did actual touchdowns (1). 

The Rams appear to be the only team in the NFC West heading in the right direction.