Jim Rogash

What is Alex Smith doing right now?

Everyone's most displaced quarterback has two weeks off before the Super Bowl (where he probably won't get a snap). How's he spending his time?

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Alex Smith goes home

The Super Bowl is over and it's time for everyone to go home. Even Alex.

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Alex Smith doodles

Everyone doodles from time to time. Even before the Super Bowl.

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Alex Smith gets ready

It's the last day before the Super Bowl. Keep your chin up, Alex.

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Alex Smith tries to eat good in the neighborhood

It's tough to be in a new city. You can never find what you're looking for.

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Alex Smith reminisces

Once upon a time, Alex Smith was the prom king. On Thursday, he looks back wistfully.

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Alex Smith wishes he were Ryan Gosling

Even professional athletes have heroes. We take a glimpse into Alex Smith's Photoshop folder and observe his fascination with Ryan Gosling.

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Alex Smith updates his resume

It's media day for the Super Bowl! Alex Smith has other things on his mind.

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Alex Smith waits for an airplane

Alex Smith always believes in being prompt. He also doesn't have a lot to do.

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Alex Smith's open house Sunday

There are always open houses on Sundays. Let's join Alex Smith as he pretends to scout some real estate.

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Alex Smith goes bowling

It's the weekend! Time for a little "R&R" for football's saddest quarterback.

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The Alex Smith Cookbook

It's a lazy Friday at the Smith household. The erstwhile 49ers quarterback has decided to try his hand at the "celebrity cookbook" racket.

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Alex Smith goes to Marine World

The 49ers quarterback tried to visit a theme park in Vallejo to clear his head. It didn't work.

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Alex Smith: Poet

On Jan. 23, Alex Smith attended a midday open mic poetry slam at the Blue Stork Coffee House and Jazz Lounge in Oakland, Calif.

Presented below are excerpts from poems that Smith read, each of which were responded to with polite but unenthusiastic applause.

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"Drop the Dime"

Hey man
I'm trying to place a call
But this RECEIVER'S
busted
Trying to get a reading of
what's going into my POCKET
is it a NICKEL
or a DIME
I can't find it

I'm just trying to get through to you
Trying to make a connection
But you're not picking up

Can't you see what I'm trying to say?
I'm still
Here
Doing everything I can
But I can't even get
The Operator

Don't you see what I'm trying to say, man?
I just want my QUARTER
BACK

"Playing Hardbaughll"

Waiting
Hoping
Reaching at something
Throwing lobs
I don't think
You'll ever catch

Why do you stand there
Stone-faced
Then throwing a tantrum

Why won't you look at me
Why won't you see me
Why do you deny me
Why do you take power from me

You
Always
Playing favorites
Picking and choosing

I'm a person
too

You inspire:
Teamwork
Passion
Heartbreak
My tears
Despair

Your turtleneck
is on backwards
It's a metaphor
for our relationship

Get it?

"Cape? Or Nick?"

HATE HATE HATE HATE HATE
HATE HATE HATE HATE HATE
HATE HATE HATE HATE HATE
HATE HATE HATE HATE HATE
HATE HATE HATE HATE HATE

SHOULD BE ME SHOULD BE ME SHOULD BE ME
SHOULD BE ME SHOULD BE ME SHOULD BE ME
SHOULD BE ME SHOULD BE ME SHOULD BE ME
SHOULD BE ME SHOULD BE ME SHOULD BE ME
SHOULD BE ME SHOULD BE ME SHOULD BE ME

[At this point, Smith was told to leave, as he was unduly disturbing people who were just there for coffee.]

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What's Alex Smith up to?

As our journey begins, Alex Smith updates his diary. It's sad reading.

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