Alex Smith has weapons, but little value

Updated: August 7, 2010, 11:15 AM ET
By Christopher Harris | ESPN.com

If Frank Gore, Vernon Davis and Michael Crabtree are so valuable, why isn't Alex Smith?

The San Francisco 49ers are Las Vegas' favorite to win the NFC West in 2010. They have burgeoning stars on both sides of the ball. Their offense produced two must-start players in 2009, and according to preseason fantasy rankings might do better than that this year. And they attempted 30-plus passes in eight of their final 10 games last year.

So why doesn't anyone love Alex Smith?

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