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Niners' Willis defends Alex Smith: 'I stand with my QB'

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smithwon the hearts of statistically average humans everywhere this week.

"I could absolutely care less on yards per game," Smith said Wednesday of his ho-hum passing totals, before arguing (quite soundly, we might add) that Cam Newton's pumped-up rookie numbers down in Carolina aren't all they appear to be.

After Panthers linebacker Jon Beasonripped Smith for his comments, 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis entered the fray:

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