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Contrary to popular belief, the much in demand services of 49ers QB Alex Smith may not be much in demand at all.
Especially in the case of the Kansas City Chiefs, who were viewed as a likely trade destination for Smith, who was relegated to backup status in San Francisco behind Colin Kaepernick.
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that the Chiefs have more interest in the Eagles' Nick Foles and soon-to-be drafted Geno Smith out of West Virginia.
As it stands right now, Foles will be locked in a QB competition with newly re-signed Michael Vick when offseason workouts begin.
Foles seems like the logical choice given his history with Andy Reid, who selected him in the 3rd round of the draft last year. He knows the system, so it'll be an easy transition. Whether they can pull off a deal with Reid's former team remains to be seen.
If not, attention turns to Geno Smith's performance at the combine, and he could end up as the one the Chiefs covet with their number one pick.
Assumingly, if that's not up to their likening, the focus could got to Smith, once again a forgotten man relegated to the back burner.
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According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the trade market for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith is “limited” and there’s ”not a large buzz” surrounding him.
This is not a surprise at all since the only team that showed any interest in Smith when he was a free agent last offseason was the Dolphins. I get the feeling the 49ers will end up having to release him....
According to the CSN Bay Area, 49ers OLB Ahmad Brooks‘ 2013 salary will be reduced by $1.6 million after he didn’t meet specific requirements in his contract.
Brooks, 28, would have made $4.3 million had he met the requirement. The de-escalator would have been voided if the 49ers won 12 games during the regular season with Brooks playing at least 93.2 percent of the team’s...
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported on Wednesday’s NFL Live that the current trade market for 49ers QB Alex Smith is “limited,” via Rotoworld.
Mortensen adds that there’s ”not a large buzz” surrounding him and believes that Smith ending up with the Browns would be a “long shot.”
There’s been plenty of speculation that Smith could be one of the hottest players...
ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports that 49ers QB Alex Smith hasn't generated much interest on the trade market.Fantasy Spin:Three months ago, Smith (13 TD, 5 INT in 10 games) was the quarterback for a division-leader. Today, he's trapped on that same team with no way out. It seems like a waste to keep Smith as a backup but for some reason, nobody is jumping at the chance...
Comedian Kathy Griffin had her red-headed cougar paws all over San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick at the Clive Davis Pre-Grammy gala. I wonder what his girlfriend has to say about that.