• Geno Smith hopes Chiefs are “legitimately interested”

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Apr 1, 2013
    "I hope Kansas City is legitimately interested. As West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith prepares to visit the Chiefs with hope that the team holding the first overall pick is “legitimately interested” in him, the local newspaper has made the case in extensive fashion for Alex Smith being the right fit for new coach Andy Reid’s system. So look for the Chiefs to do their best to make Geno think that Kansas City will keep the first overall pick and use it on him.  Former West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith, projected by many to be the first quarterback selected in April's NFL draft, is scheduled to visit the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday. Extensively quoting Trent Dilfer and Herm Edwards of ESPN, Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star explains that Alex Smith is the answer, reasoning that the trade for the first overall pick in the 2005 draft means that the Chiefs “obviously felt more strongly” about Alex Smith than Geno Smith. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network recently reported that the Chiefs are “fascinated” with Smith, and that one scout there compares Smith to a young Donovan McNabb.  Unlike last year, when everyone knew that quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III would be the first and second selections, it’s unclear when the top quarterbacks in this year’s draft pool will be plucked. 
    • Geno Smith scheduled to visit with Chiefs

      Former West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith, projected by many to be the first quarterback selected in April's NFL draft, is scheduled to visit the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Alex Smith touted as the right fit for Andy Reid’s system

      As West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith prepares to visit the Chiefs with hope that the team holding the first overall pick is “legitimately interested” in him, the local newspaper has made the case in extensive fashion for Alex Smith being the right
    • Geno Smith will attend the draft

      While some teams picking in the top 10 may be blowing smoke about their interest in West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith, he’s apparently willing to assume that at least one of them has rubbed the sticks together hard enough to make a flame. Per a sourc

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