Found March 01, 2013 on Cold Hard Football Facts:
The Kansas City Chiefs do their QB shopping at the thrift store. The latest purchase? Alex Smith. Scott Kacsmar examines a franchise that has gone 30 years since drafting a QB that won a game for them.

Scott Pioli: Chiefs deal for Alex Smith may not be complete

Former Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli made an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio and said that the trade that will reportedly send quarterback Alex Smith from the 49ers to the Chiefs, may not be complete yet. “The one thing I have heard talking to some good sources is this thing has not been completely finalized yet,” Pioli said, per  “I...

Eric Winston is excited that the Chiefs acquired Alex Smith

Kansas City Chiefs right tackle Eric Winston is ready to help quarterback Alex Smith once he officially becomes his teammate on March 12th. “I know I’m going to do everything I can to help him,” said Winston, per USA Today Sports. Winston believes in Smith after watching him lead the 49ers deep into the playoffs in 2011. “It’s about winning,” Winston said. “Alex is...

Chiefs May Have To Make Some Cuts Before Monday To Franchise Dwayne Bowe

According to Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star, the Chiefs will be about $7.5 million under the  salary cap at the start of the new league year on March 12. While that’s typically a decent position to be in, the Chiefs are expected to franchise WR Dwayne Bowe before Monday’s deadline, which means that they’ll need to free up some additional cap space pretty soon if...

Deadline looms Bowe decision

KANSAS CITY, Mo. With all the talk this week about the Chiefs' desperate need to shore up their quarterback position, a process they presumably started with the pending Alex Smith trade, coach Andy Reid and general manager John Dorsey have another pressing issue: A desperate need to improve their weak wide-receiver corps. To start, the Chiefs almost surely will have to reel...

Scott Pioli would tag Dwayne Bowe again

With the franchise tag deadline fast approaching (March 4th), the Kansas City Chiefs will have a decision to make on wide receiver Dwayne Bowe. The Chiefs have to decide if they’re going to place the tag on Bowe for a second straight season or let him test the free agent market, since  both sides haven’t worked out a long-term extension. Former Chiefs’ general manager Scott...

The Pre-Draft Crystal Ball

Let's face it, the Kansas City Chiefs just got better overnight. Oh we'll have the detractors who will say that Alex Smith is not an upgrade from Matt Cassel but that dog won't hunt.

Smith could end Chiefs' QB drought

When assessing the Kansas City Chiefs' acquisition of Alex Smith, let's start with what he is not: He's not an aging and injured Joe Montana. Smith is not a stiff and mediocre Steve Bono. Smith shouldn't be compared to an unproven Elvis Grbac or an unworthy Matt Cassel. Let's don't even analogize Smith to Trent Green, who was 31 years old when he arrived...

Alex Smith Traded to Kansas City Chiefs, Fantasy Football Analysis

The big talk around the National Football League the past few days has been about the trade agreed to by Kansas City and San Francisco that will send Alex Smith to the Chiefs for a second round draft pick in 2013 and a conditional draft choice in 2014. At first, the compensation seems a little staggering but in today’s NFL, you need a quarterback to compete and new Chiefs head...

The 49ers set to pursue Darrelle Revis

Once the San Francisco 49ers deal to trade away Alex Smith to the Chiefs is complete, they will own 12 draft picks in April’s NFL Draft. That puts them in position to make a lot of deals moving forward, especially with a high 2nd round pick. According to recent reports, the 49ers have the eyes set on New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis. According to a Yahoo Sports report quoting...

Reid Gives Alex Smith Another Chance

If Alex Smith waited to see where his next destination would be for a starting QB job, he was finally given a chance after waiting patiently before he checked out of San Francisco, boarded a flight and landed in Kansas City. The pressure is right on Smith after the San Francisco 49ers agreed to send the quarterback to the Kansas City Chiefs, with newly hired coach Andy Reid surrounding...

Steve Breaston reportedly considering German knee procedure

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, free agent NFL wide receiver Steve Breaston is thinking about heading over the Germany to undergo the Regenokine treatment to try and repair knee inflammation and early arthritic symptoms. It is the same treatment that players such as Kobe Bryant and Alex Rodriguez underwent to help save their careers. During the procedure, a small cup of...
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