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Ten stories making headlines in NFL free agency

It seems that NFL free agency ended before it really got going. Prior to the official start of the new league year on Wednesday, multiple high-end free agents had already agreed to sign with new teams. Meanwhile, the trade market was more active than we’ve ever seen around the league.From Kirk Cousins signing the richest contract in NFL history to Richard Sherman trading in his Seattle...
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Alex Smith says goodbye to Chiefs fans in passionate essay

The trade of Alex Smith from the Kansas City Chiefs to the Washington Redskins will be made official Wednesday afternoon. The deal was agreed to back in mid February, but can’t be announced until the start of the new league year.Preparing for himself to be introduced as the new face of the Redskins’ franchise, Smith took to The Players’ Tribune on Tuesday in a passionate essay thanking...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Notes: Peters trade to Rams, respect on Smith's name

New Rams cornerback Marcus Peters appeared on NFL Network (Facebook link) to make his first comments since the big trade from Kansas City. When asked about whether he agrees with the Chiefs’ decision to trade Alex Smith earlier in the offseason, he did not mince words.“No. Man, Alex, Alex don’t get enough respect,” Peters said. “And they need to start putting some respect on that...
Via Pro Football Rumors
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Smith finally opens up about being traded to Washington

Now that the dust has settled following the shocking trade that will send Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins, the quarterback has finally spoken up about the move.He’s not in the least bit upset. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Smith is absolutely pumped up.“I’m jacked. I’m really excited,” Smith said on KNBR 860 in San Francisco this week (h/t NBC Sports Washington).It’s really...
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February 10, 2018  |  Discuss

Chiefs owner hints that Alex Smith would never have been dealt to Broncos

The Kansas City Chiefs elected to trade quarterback Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins, but some wondered if another team could have swooped in for a deal instead.The Cleveland Browns were an interested party, but the Denver Broncos are also a high-profile team in need of a quarterback. The problem is that the Chiefs and Broncos are AFC West rivals.Chiefs owner Clark Hunt hinted...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 07, 2018  |  Discuss

Chiefs fans using special way to thank Alex Smith

Kansas City Chiefs fans had to see the writing on the wall with Alex Smith. The team traded up for Patrick Mahomes in the 2017 NFL Draft to be Smith’s heir apparent. Nothing the organization said publicly during this past season indicated that Smith would be back with the team.It still had to be somewhat of a shock that Smith was traded so soon after the Chiefs’ season ended. The...
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February 01, 2018  |  Discuss

Browns reportedly offered second-rounder for Alex Smith

A report Tuesday night indicated the Browns were in the mix for Alex Smith, but it was unclear how willing John Dorsey was to reunite with his former quarterback.However, the Browns appeared rather serious in their pursuit, with’s Pat McManamon reporting the team offered the Chiefs a second-round pick for Smith.The Browns, who own three second-round selections, weren’t willing...
Via Pro Football Rumors
January 31, 2018  |  Discuss

Alex Smith gets four-year contract extension from Redskins

The Washington Redskins clearly have a lot more confidence in Alex Smith as a quarterback than Kirk Cousins.Word emerged via the Kansas City Star’s Terez A. Paylor on Tuesday that the Chiefs and Redskins had agreed to a trade involving Smith. The deal has two serious ramifications: Kansas City is moving forward with Patrick Mahomes as their quarterback, while Kirk Cousins will become...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 30, 2018  |  Discuss

WATCH: Someone actually managed to make Alex Smith mad

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith is one of the most even-tempered dudes in the NFL. He has been through a ton of adversity and always comes through it with a positive attitude.It’s very rare that anything bugs Smith. Yet somehow, Andrew Perloff of "The Dan Patrick Show" managed to get under his skin on Tuesday. Perloff was setting up to catch some passes from Smith when...
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January 30, 2018  |  Discuss

Alex Smith addresses his future with the Chiefs

It feels like Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has played his final game with the team. Smith, who has been with the Chiefs for five seasons, may have seen his tenure in Kansas City come to a halt due to the team’s wild-card meltdown against the Titans. Smith played well in the game, but the defense did not.There are a number of teams that will likely be in the market for a quarterback...
Via The Sports Daily
January 26, 2018  |  Discuss

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