I'd like to suggest Alex Smith, now with the Kansas City Chiefs, who was the 49ers starting quarterback before losing the job to Colin Kaepernick. With a 104.1 QB rating in his 10 games, Smith had a better rating than Kaepernick, although the QB rating doesn't take into account Kaepernick's 400-plus yards rushing. I'm not implying that the 49ers chose the wrong QB, just that Smith is well deserving of his new opportunity with the Chiefs. There's been something of a pipeline from San Francisco to Kansas City. Smith follows the rout of former QBs Steve Bono, Steve DeBerg, Elvis Grbac and Joe Montana.