The Matt Schaub offseason hype train continues to barrel through the northern Californian countryside.
"Schaubby's getting his mojo back," Smith said, per the San Francisco Chronicle. "He's getting his confidence back. He's starting to believe in himself again. He is starting to throw with confidence. You would be surprised just how much your mindset is important in this league."
Schaub told the newspaper that Oakland is "still trying to mold what our offense is going to be," but it won't matter what the scheme is unless the 33-year-old passer lifts himself out of the abyss in which he frolicked last season.
Not everyone is buying a ticket for The Schaub Express. In fact, we still believe rookie Derek Carr has a genuine opportunity to seize the job away if he develops quickly enough between now and the team's Week 1 encounter with the New York Jets.