Found March 02, 2013 on Bloguin Best:
Geno Smith will not be drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs unless their deal to bring Alex Smith to Arrowhead falls through. That move sets up a number of possibilities on draft day that revolve around quarterback needy teams. The Jacksonville Jaguars sit at number two overall, behind the Chiefs. Jacksonville is a quarterback needy team, but they've expressed that they'll be giving Blaine Gabbert the opportunity to win back his starting job in an open quarterback competition. The message between the lines seems to be that the Jaguars won't be taking a quarterback in the first round. You don't draft a quarterback second overall to be in an open competition with the other QBs on the team. So, the Jaguars have options at second overall, but only one of those options makes much sense. They should open up bidding for Geno Smith. The Raiders pick third overall, the Browns are sixth overall and the Cardinals draft seventh overall, followed immediately by the Bills and Jet...
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