Super Bowl contenders upgraded their rosters either by trade or free agency. Losing teams added talent in the hopes of making a run at the playoffs. Here are 10 of the most noteworthy moves.
Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith struggled against his former team, and backup San Francisco quarterback B.J. Daniels threw a late touchdown pass to give the 49ers a 15-13 victory over Kansas City in a preseason game Friday night.
Alex Smith treads carefully when subject of the San Francisco 49ers is broached. He politely talks about the positive days he spent with them, and then seems to usher along the conversation whenever their divorce is brought up.
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Alex Smith’s former 49ers teammates on the opposite side of the ball will be salivating to finally chase down the quarterback when they face him and the Chiefs in a preseason game at Kansas City, airing live at 5 p.m. Friday on KPIX 5
Andy Reid, now coach of the Kansas City Chiefs acknowledged that he tried “multiple” times to trade the San Francisco 49ers for Alex Smith while he was head coach with the Philadelphia Eagles.
After years of horrible seasons, poor performances, and multiple coaches, the Chiefs have completely rebuilt their foundation. It is now centered around former first pick and 49er, Alex Smith.
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback coach Doug Pederson has definitely embraced Alex Smith, who was traded by the San Francisco 49ers to the Chiefs during the off-season: “I think we have the best in the league.”
The weight of the franchise was foisted upon Alex Smith’s shoulders from the very second word leaked out that former No. 1 draft pick would be sent from the San Francisco 49ers to the Kansas City Chiefs during a topsy-turvy off-season.
The 49ers lost tight end Delanie Walker on his first day as a free agent when he signed with the Tennessee Titans.