Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 2/27/13

SAN FRANCISCO - NOVEMBER 29: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the Jacksonville Jaguars during an NFL game at Candlestick Park on November 29, 2009 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
I woke up this morning, got on Twitter, and the first thing I saw was that the Chiefs had traded for Alex Smith. I knew today was going to be a good day.It didn’t come as a surprise to me—or the rest of the Chiefs Kingdom I suppose—that the Chiefs went after the former San Francisco quarterback. Talks of the trade had been happening for several weeks prior, and it was only a matter before the new general manager, John Dorsey, made a  move to pick up Smith.Smith, who led the 49ers to a 6-2-1 start to the season before suffering a concussion, sat out the rest of the season behind rookie quarterback Colin Kaepernick. After the 49ers loss in the Super Bowl, it became clear that they would either release him, or trade him to a team for the right price.Immediately after the news came out that Smith had been traded—it will not become official until March 12—negative reaction hit social media like a storm. Both local and national media slammed Dorsey and the rest of the Chiefs organization ...
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