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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 potential. Without getting into years worth of reasons or excuses for this we can just say he had the best season and a half of his career under head coach Jim Harbaugh. What the future without Harbaugh be like for Alex Smith is to be determined. The 49ers and their fans really didn’t get a full chance to see just what Smith could do under Harbaugh because in their first season together they had a late start due to the NFL lockout and ended up an overtime score away from a Super Bowl appearance. Their second and final season was cut short by a concussion to Smith leaving backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick coming...
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According to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic, the Cardinals are exploring the possibility of trading for 49ers quarterback Alex Smith.
It’s unknown how serious the Cardinals are about trading for a quarterback for the second time in less than two years. But they are intrigued by Smith’s experience, intelligence and talents, according to the source. They believe much of his...
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Arizona Cardinals are “very pessimistic” that the 49ers will trade quarterback Alex Smith within the divison.
On Alex Smith: Cardinals will express interest in a possible trade with #49ers. They are VERY pessimistic Niners will trade within division.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 27, 2013
Rapoport also mentioned that...
Who's trading for 49ers QB? Hush-hush story takes new twist.
Finally all the talk about where quarterback Alex Smith will play in 2013 has been answered. The San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs have come to terms that will send Smith to the Chiefs for a second round pick in 2013 and a conditional pick in 2014.After posting a 2-14 record in 2012 with two backup quarterbacks from other teams; new head coach Andy Reid seems to think...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter breaks down the deal that sends 49ers QB Alex Smith to the Chiefs.
The Chiefs got their quarterback, even if the trade won’t be made official until March 12.
The 49ers completed a trade that will send Alex Smith to Kansas City, according to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports. The 49ers will receive a second-round pick in 2013 and a “similar pick” in 2014, according to Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News. The trade can’t officially be made until...
Alex Smith is headed to Kansas City, the first major acquisition by the Chiefs since Andy Reid took over as coach.
A person with knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the Chiefs have agreed to deal for the 2005 top overall draft pick who lost his starting quarterback job in San Francisco to Colin Kaepernick last season.
The person spoke on condition...
Tweet The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to a trade for quarterback Alex Smith, per a report from Fox Sports Jay Glazer: 49ers have completed a trade with the Chiefs for Alex Smith, tho can’t be official til March 12. Chiefs really made a commitment to Smith — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) [...]
Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports that the Kansas City Chiefs have completed a trade with the 49ers for QB Alex Smith.
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The Arizona Cardinals were one of the teams that expressed
interest in San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith before a trade agreement
was reached with the Kansas City Chiefs. As a result of this deal, the
Cardinals could still end up with a quarterback, but instead of Smith it could
be Chiefs’ incumbent Matt Cassel.
Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that the Cardinals...