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Although it cannot become official until March 12th, the Kansas City Chiefs traded a 2013 second round pick and a conditional draft pick in 2014 for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith.Smith struggled at the beginning of his career, but posted a 19-5-1 record under head coach John Harbaugh the past two seasons.Acquiring a quarterback through a trade or free agency is nothing new to Kansas City.The Chiefs have not drafted a quarterback in the first round since Todd Blackledge in 1983. And he is more renowned as an ESPN commentator than he is as a former Chiefs quarterback.And 12 players, Steve Bono, Rich Gannon, Elvis Grbac, Warren Moon, Trent Green, Damon Huard, Brodie Croyle, Tyler Thigpen, Matt Cassel, Tyler Palko, Kyle Orton and Brady Quinn, have all started under center since Kansas City won their last playoff game in 1993. Quarterback Joe Montana won their last January game.The media have already assumed Smith will just add to this list of names. Change has surrounded Al...
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So basically if I am to understand this proposed Kansas City Chiefs trade that is going down with the San Francisco 49ers, the Chiefs feel like San Francisco quarterback Alex Smith is going to be the answer at QB for their franchise. What an original idea for the Chiefs, taking the used goods of the San Francisco 49ers in hopes of sparking some revival to their franchise. Well...
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...
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...
Fantasy Football News - The San Francisco 49ers are said to be ready to send incumbent quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs for a rumored set of two 2nd round draft picks, one of which comes from the 2013 season and the next for the 2014 season when the 2013 season officially begins on March 12th.
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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith will soon head to the Kansas City Chiefs, and with the move ends the saga of the most bizarre and statistically inexplicable benching in the history of the NFL.
Alex Smith’s time in a San Francisco 49ers uniform is officially over with after he was effectively traded to the Kansas City Chiefs today for a 2nd round pick in this years NFL draft and a conditional(likely 2nd or 3rd round pick) in next years draft. It is easy to look back on the totality of Smith’s career as a 49er and think he didn’t meet expectations or live up to his...
Following the departure of Alex Smith to Kansas City, the 49ers have a heap of draft picks with which to test the free agency market once it opens in March. The NFC champions could be looking to the bright lights of New York and Darelle Revis to sort out their need for a cornerback, according to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports
The 49ers are among a handful of teams that have discussed...
After a few weeks of speculation it’s Alex Smith who takes over the anemic Chef’s offense for new coach Andy Reid. The rest of the NFL offers a less than enthusiastic…ho hum. Here is the way the deal is being reported…”The 49ers have the framework for a deal to trade Alex Smith to the Kansas [...]
So, the inevitable is likely all but official now. Alex Smith will have to trade in his Giants cap for a Royals cap after the 49ers agreed to send their one-time-starter-turned-Kaepernick-jock-holder to the Chiefs, as first reported by Jay Glazer.
The deal can’t become official until March 12, when the league’s new year begins. The Niners receive an attractive haul of draft picks...
According to Clark Judge of CBSSports.com, the San Francisco 49ers may be in play for Darrelle Revis.
The 49ers have a staggering 15 draft picks in the upcoming draft, which reportedly include 3 compensatory picks. The 49ers reportedly received a second round pick from the Kansas City Chiefs to acquire Alex Smith, along with a future draft pick on Wednesday. The trade can’t...
By sending backup quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs and gaining a 2013 second-round draft pick as compensation, the San Francisco 49ers will now have five picks in the first three rounds of the 2013 NFL Draft and 15 overall. The rich are certainly going to get richer, but San Francisco already has such a deep roster that it won't have room for such a high number...
Just when you thought nothing could top the news of the Alex Smith trade, reports are surfacing that the 49ers are poised to make a run at New York Jets DB Darrelle Revis.Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the 49ers are among the teams showing interest in Revis.The 49ers are among a handful of teams that have discussed making a run at Revis this offseason, according to...
The Kansas City Chiefs are coming together as a team with some curious components that may just end up working out. Lets run through some of the elements that will be coming together in Kansas City for the 2013 season.
The Chiefs have a pretty strong ground game with Jamaal Charles, and with Eric Berry leading the way, a decent enough secondary. They have struggled with leadership...