Outside of scouting future players at the NFL Combine teams and agents do lots of wheeling and dealing regarding current players. Although officially, no deal can be made until the start of the new NFL calendar year which is March 12, one report suggests that a deal has been reached regarding a trade of San Francisco 49ers QB Alex Smith.
Jason LaCanfora reports via Twitter on Sunday that his sources tell him a deal is done.
“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.” He continued, “so it’s not official, both clubs view it as effectively done. I don’t know the other team. KC and JAX are two teams that make sense.”
If the Chiefs are one of the teams involved here, the value of Nick Foles just went down dramatically for the Eagles and they will likely have to stow him on the bench this season whether he fits their scheme or not.
There is also the possibility that a deal was reached with the ...