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The Jacksonville Jaguars are not pursuing San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith, a team source told NFL.com's Albert Breer on Sunday.
Earlier Sunday, Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell said "not us" in a text to the Florida Times-Union after it was reported that a deal involving Smith effectively is in place with an unnamed team.
The Jaguars' lack of interest in Smith meshes with their overall offseason strategy, as NFL.com's Ian Rapoport was told Jacksonville isn't planning to make any big free-agent splashes, despite having at least $22 million available in cap space.
Rapoport wrote Jaguars owner Shad Khan is allowing Caldwell to build the team for long-term success even if takes longer than just signing several big free agents.
Caldwell has many mentors, but one is Indianapolis Colts vice chairman Bill Polian, who built through the draft when he first took over the Colts.
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According to CBS' Jason LaCanfora, the 49ers and a mystery team have reportedly agreed on a deal involving Smith, but the deal can't be announced until March 12th.
Stupid, idiotic, nincompoop-ery; these are just some of the words being thrown around (by me) regarding the recent news that the San Francisco 49ers are going to trade Alex Smith.While the deal is not done yet, nor has their trading partner been confirmed, sources close to the situation say that a trade is ‘all but done’ and the likely destination for Alex Smith will be with...
Not long after Jim Harbaugh said it is unlikely that the 49ers release Alex Smith. News is coming out that the most likely destination for Alex Smith is the Kansas City Chiefs.
Word around the NFL is that the Chiefs are not expected to take a quarterback with the first-overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft and that Alex Smith appears to be the player the Chiefs are targeting. Jason...
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...
Colin Kaepernick‘s ascension in San Francisco has put Alex Smith out of a job.
It was widely speculated that the 49ers would either trade Smith, who was leading the NFL in completion percentage when he went down with a concussion in Week 10, or grant him his release this offseason. The Niners are reportedly “highly, highly unlikely” to release the veteran quarterback, but it...
While there is no trade in place now, the San Francisco 49ers are confident that they will be able to complete a trade for the former number one overall pick, Alex Smith.
The earliest the 9ers can complete a trade is March 12th after 4pm EST so there’s still much time to go before anything is concrete. But according to ESPN the buzz for Alex Smith has been quite prevalent during...
Alex Smith knows that his future home is not going to be in San Francisco; but he won’t know his final destination until March 12.
Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports tweeted that the 49ers have said that the deal is virtually complete although nothing official can be announced until the league year starts on March 12.
La Confora tweeted shortly after that he does not know the second...
The San Francisco 49ers have said they won’t cut backup quarterback Alex Smith, but they are not opposed to trading him. In fact, the
49ers have now expressed to other teams that they “effectively” have a deal in
place for Smith, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports.
The 49ers have expressed to others that a deal for QB Alex Smith is effectively complete. Can't...
"With the first selection in the 2005 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers select Alex Smith, quarterback, Utah."It has been seven seasons since former commissioner Paul Tagliabue stood at the podium and announced Alex Smith as the first-overall pick of the draft. The 49ers had high hopes that Smith would be their next franchise quarterback, after throwing 32 touchdowns and...
Even though everyone now knows the San Francisco 49ers lied when they leaked out the information that they had a deal in place to trade Alex Smith, they’re still confident they can trade him, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. San Francisco has found a legitimate amount of interest, according to sources. The Kansas City Chiefs are interested and the Arizona Cardinals also are thought...
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On Sunday, it was reported that the San Francisco 49ers had announced that they already had a trade suitor lined up for quarterback Alex Smith, but they simply couldn’t announce it until the league year starts in March.
That left many to speculate on who the teams were that might want to trade for Smith. Experts mentioned the Kansas City Chiefs, Arizona Cardinals...
Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic reports that a NFL source has informed him that the Cardinals ”exploring the possibility” of trading for 49ers QB Alex Smith.
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Combine news was all over Twitter during the daytime on Sunday, but then CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora just recently dropped this quarterback news-bomb on the world:
The 49ers have expressed to others that a deal for QB Alex Smith is effectively complete. Can’t be finalized til league year begins 3/12
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) February 24, 2013
so it’s not official...
As we’ve been reporting for weeks now, Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs need a quarterback. The Chiefs have several needs on their roster, and the ability to trade for a quarterback and draft the best overall player with the #1 pick would definitely push them back in the right direction.
Andy Reid would like to trade for Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, but sources say Foles...