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A bit of Bay Area loyalty nearly cost Alex Smith a Giant chunk of change.

The San Francisco 49ers quarterback likes to wear a San Francisco Giants hat to some of his postgame press conferences and did so after Sunday's defeat of the Detroit Lions.

Sorry, Alex, wrong 'SF' logo on your lid.

Smith has been warned that he could be hit with a $15,000 fine the next time he fails to wear NFL-approved apparel during the 90 minutes immediately following a game.

The NFL nearly docked him for his show of support for the NL West leaders Sunday but let Smith off with a warning instead.

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