Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  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)

The Kansas City Chiefs were the front runners for Alex Smith, and they didn’t let anyone get ahead of them. Andy Reid got his guy, he gave up a lot for him, but Smith was clearly the top quarterback either in free agency or the draft. According to Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News, the 49ers will get a second-round pick this year and similar selection in the 2014 draft, in exchange for quarterback Alex Smith. Kansas City can move on to address other positions of need now that they have gotten the biggest piece of business out of the way. var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});

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