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.
The San Francisco 49ers made their trade of quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs official on Tuesday, nearly two weeks after the two sides agreed to it. Officials also confirmed Monday’s reported deal to add receiver Anquan Boldin from the Baltimore Ravens.
The 49ers will reportedly get a high second round draft choice this year and a conditional third round choice next year in a trade for backup quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs.
A sideline iPad app will help coaches and trainers determine if players have suffered a concussion in NFL games next season.
Alex Smith’s eight-year run with the team that drafted him as the first overall pick in 2005 appears to be over after multiple reports of a trade between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs.