Now we know.
Smith emerged Wednesday as the unquestioned leader of the 49ers, signing a three-year deal that will keep him with the team through the 2014 season. He told reporters on a conference call that he's as tight as ever with Harbaugh, and he never sweated the Peyton thing.
Chalk that up to an NFL quarterback saying all the right things, but what about that weekend junket to Florida? The one where Smith met with the Dolphins about their forever-vacant franchise quarterback slot?