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Revisiting Geno Smith to Raiders Updated Feb 27, 2013
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported Wednesday that the Raiders are said to be interested in drafting West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith with the No. 3 pick. We discussed that topic on the blog last month and I made the case that it would be a bad idea. I
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  • Smith trade would give 49ers a second- or third-round pick in 2014

    The 49ers won’t only acquire the Chiefs’ 2013 second-round pick in the planned trade for quarterback Alex Smith. San Francisco is also set to get a valuable pick next year. A league source tells PFT’s Mike Florio that the 2014 conditional pick in th
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  • Dilfer likes Smith fit in Kansas City Feb 27, 2013
    ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer was teammates with fellow quarterback Alex Smith in San Francisco; last month, Dilfer said he thought Andy Reid and Kansas City would go after Smith because Reid has long liked Smith. So it was no surprise Dilfer said Wednesday…
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network: Marcedes Lewis, Alex Smith trade Feb 27, 2013
    The biggest news of the day in the NFL is the trade of quarterback Alex Smith from the 49ers to the Chiefs. Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network will be bringing you all the latest on the deal on Wednesday afternoon. Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area will…
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  • What's next for Kansas City? Feb 27, 2013
    The Kansas City Chiefs two biggest needs coming out of a disastrous 2-14 2012 season were to improve at coach and quarterback. It’s not even March and the Chiefs have addressed both areas. In January, they replaced the overmatched Romeo Crennel with hig
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  • Chiefs apparently taking Alex Smith contract as is, for now

    The Chiefs are giving up plenty for quarterback Alex Smith - especially since he’s under contract for only two more years. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, there have been no discussions regarding a possible extension of Smith’s contrac
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  • Matt Cassel could be on Cardinals radar Feb 27, 2013
    With Alex Smith heading to Kansas City, there’s not much chance that Matt Cassel will be returning to the Chiefs for the 2013 season. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Wednesday that we should look for the Chiefs to release Cassel and that the Cardinals ar
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  • Sean Smith, on a secure line, says no tampering Feb 27, 2013
    In the words of Ron Burgundy, that escalated quickly. Not long after we mentioned Vontae Davis’s perhaps-accidental, perhaps-hacked declaration that Dolphins free agent cornerback Sean Smith was talking to the Chiefs well in advance of the league’s sa
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  • Jim Trotter: Denver Broncos 2013 Offseason Preview Feb 27, 2013 is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
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  • Niners are in position to dominate the draft, and the NFL Feb 27, 2013
    Three years ago, former Eagles coach Andy Reid fleeced the Redskins for a second-round pick for quarterback Donovan McNabb.  Now, it looks like Reid could be the fleecee. Regardless of whether Alex Smith works out better for the Chiefs than McNabb did f…
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  • AFC West mock draft: Take III Feb 27, 2013
    With the NFL combine over, here is my third mock draft for AFC West teams' first-round picks. We will periodically update as we move closer to the April draft. 1. Kansas City Chiefs: OT Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M. I don’t love this choice because I know th
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  • Breaston visiting Browns Wednesday and Steelers Thursday Feb 27, 2013
    Wide receiver Steve Breaston’s tour of the AFC North starts on Wednesday with a visit to Cleveland. Breaston will meet with the Browns on Wednesday and, per Mike Garafolo of the USA Today, will move onto the Steelers Thursday. Since he was released by t
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  • WIll Raiders take top O-lineman? Feb 27, 2013
    Mid-week mail call: Jeff Harris from Wichita wants to know if Kansas City would have an interest in tight end Jermichael Finley if he is cut by Green Bay. Bill Williamson: If Finley is cut, I could see Kansas City having interest. The Chiefs just cut ti…
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  • Video - Does Alex Smith make the Kansas City Chiefs a contender? 02:09

    Does Alex Smith make the Kansas City Chiefs a contender?

    Feb 27
    Will the addition of quarterback Alex Smith help the Kansas City Chiefs overtake the Denver Broncos in the AFC West? The "NFL Total Access" crew gives its answer.
  • Video - Inside the Kansas City Chiefs' war room 03:55

    Inside the Kansas City Chiefs' war room

    Feb 27
    Is Luke Joeckel the best option for the Kansas City Chiefs? Daniel Jeremiah and Ted Sundquist go inside the Chiefs war room to dissect the options at No. 1.
  • Video - Chiefs trade for quarterback Alex Smith; More moves to come in KC? 02:00

    Chiefs trade for quarterback Alex Smith; More moves to come in KC?

    Feb 27
    Former Kansas City Chiefs GM Scott Pioli reacts to the Chiefs trading for quarterback Alex Smith and discusses the next big move coming for Kansas City.
  • Video - NFL Live OT: Good Move For Both Teams 03:23

    NFL Live OT: Good Move For Both Teams

    Feb 27
    Tedy Bruschi and Herm Edwards say both Kansas City and San Francisco benefit from the Alex Smith trade.