San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith has made his case for a contract extension with his strong play so far this season. 

As the season began to unfold for the first few games, San Francisco fans began to see a different guy out there on the field than they had grown accustomed to seeing. Instead of the unsure, timid, happy-feet quarterback they saw in years past, Smith showed confidence and poise when times got tough.

San Francisco 49ers Alex Smith Has Made His Case for a Contract Extension