San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith pauses as he talks to reporters at his locker at the NFL football team's headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, Jan. 23, 2012. The 49ers lost to the ... more 
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith pauses as he talks to reporters at his locker at the NFL football team's headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, Jan. 23, 2012. The 49ers lost to the New York Giants in the NFC championship game Sunday. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Paul Sakuma
Mon, Jan 23, 2012 4:44 PM EST