Alex Smith RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jay Gruden sees no problems with Alex Smith learning offense

    247 Sports "With the divide between Kirk Cousins and Washington Redskins widening by the day, the franchise faced an uncertain future when it came to the quarterback position. No longer is that the case. In December, word leaked that the Redskins had struck a deal with the Kansas City Chiefs for the..." April 06

  • Jay Gruden: Alex Smith ‘without a doubt’ is an upgrade at QB

    Sportsnaut "In a surprising move that took place directly after this year’s Pro Bowl, the Washington Redskins orchestrated a trade for quarterback Alex Smith. That trade abruptly put an end to quarterback Kirk Cousins’ future in Washington. Fast forward a couple months and Redskins head coach Jay Gruden..." March 28

  • Report: Chiefs Turned Down Monster Broncos Trade Offer for Alex Smith

    12 Up "The Denver Broncos are in desperate need of a quarterback under center and could've had it with Alex Smith. The Chiefs made a shocking move to send Smith to the Redskins for a 2018 third-round pick and cornerback Kendall Fuller. But according to reports, Chiefs general manager Brett Veach..." January 31

  • Alex Smith gets four-year contract extension from Redskins

    Larry Brown Sports "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..." January 31

  • Redskins Trading CB Kendall Fuller To Chiefs As Part Of Alex Smith Deal

    NFL Trade Rumors "Field Yates reports that the Redskins are sending CB Kendall Fuller to the Chiefs as part of the trade for Alex Smith. This means that the official trade details are: Chiefs receive: CB Kendall Fuller 2018 third-round pick Redskins receive: QB Alex Smith The trade agreement with..." January 31

  • Chiefs trade Alex Smith to Redskins

    Kansas City Star "Quarterback Alex Smith has a new home, as sources tell The Star that the Chiefs have reached agreement to trade their veteran starter of the last five seasons to Washington. There is no word on the compensation yet, and any trade involving Smith can’t be completed until the first day of the new..." January 30

  • Alex Smith: After 13 seasons, I know I have a lot more left in me

    Pro Football Talk "Alex Smith was the first overall pick in the 2005 NFL draft, meaning he’s heading into his 14th year in the league. He thinks he has a lot more years left in him. Smith said on PFT Live that he felt great during his 13th season, and he doesn’t see any reason he should retire any time..." January 30

  • Chiefs Looking For Second-Round Pick & Another Future Pick In Trade For Alex Smith?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Tom Pelissero of NFL Media mentioned during an appearance on 1500 ESPN (per Matthew Coller) that after speaking to people at the Senior Bowl, the Chiefs could be looking for a second-round pick and another future pick in a trade for QB Alex Smith. Smith figures to be a popular name mentioned in..." January 30

  • Report: Alex Smith for Aqib Talib trade not happening

    Sportsnaut "The upcoming NFL offseason figures to be an interesting one for both Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith and Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib. Both Smith and Talib are prime candidates to be traded. The two are currently being talked about in trade rumors together, but according to one..." January 30

  • Report: Broncos interested in Aqib Talib-for-Alex Smith trade?

    247 Sports "Aqib Talib playing for the Kansas City Chiefs? Alex Smith rocking the blue and orange? It's not out of the realm of possibility, says Mike Klis. In a radio interview on Monday, the 9News Broncos insider suggested Denver would send the Pro Bowl cornerback along with a second-round pick to..." January 29

  • Report: Browns likely to make play for Alex Smith, draft QB at No. 1

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Browns won’t get out of the NFL’s basement until they land a quarterback. The franchise knows this and has already stated the No. 1 priority this offseason is fixing the quarterback situation. Now, per Mary Kay Cabot of, we have an idea about how the Browns will look..." January 29

  • Alex Smith on his future: “I don’t think anybody totally knows”

    Kansas City Star "The Pro Bowl is meant to be a celebration of the NFL’s best players, and as such encourages a fun, laid-back atmosphere. Players enjoy cracking jokes with each other and the coaches between jogging through practice reps at Disney’s Wide World of Sports. It’s through that upbeat lens that Chiefs..." January 26

  • NFL Insider Says Alex Smith and Kirk Cousins Being Targeted by Surprise Team

    12 Up "Quarterbacks Kirk Cousins and Alex Smith are going to be the talk of this upcoming offseason. There are plenty of QB-needy teams entering this offseason, however, we may have a surprise suitor for both players in the coming months. According to NFL insider Adam Schefter, the Jacksonville..." January 25

  • Alex Smith could provide veteran option for Browns at quarterback

    ESPN "New Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey concedes that the NFL is a quarterback-driven league. In past years, the Browns have driven the position into a brick wall. This offseason, the Browns have a rare chance to address the position for both the short and long term. Part of the..." January 12

  • Could the Jets pursue Alex Smith in the offseason?

    SNY TV "Last week, we discussed the possibility of the Jets targeting Kirk Cousins if he hits the open market. However, the various pros and cons connected with such a move would become moot if Cousins doesn't hit the open market. A less-attractive alternative more likely to be available is Kansas..." January 10

  • Chiefs Expected To Trade Alex Smith

    Pro Football Rumors "Just yesterday, we learned that the Chiefs would be open to trading QB Alex Smith this offseason, but that they would not actively seek out trade partners. But a lot can change in a day. Ian Rapoport, who reported yesterday that Kansas City would be willing to listen to offers on Smith, says..." January 08

  • Alex Smith not ready to talk about his future

    Kansas City Star "If this was Alex Smith’s last stand with the Kansas City Chiefs, it will have ended with perhaps his most painful loss. The Chiefs went scoreless in the second half of their 22-21 defeat to the Tennessee Titans in the Wild Card playoff round on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium. Gone was a deep..." January 07

  • Chiefs ‘open’ to trading Alex Smith this offseason

    Sportsnaut "The Kansas City Chiefs are reportedly amenable to potentially trading quarterback Alex Smith this offseason, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. Rapoport, speaking Saturday morning ahead of the Chiefs’ playoff game against the Tennessee Titans, said that the Chiefs won’t be actively looking to trade..." January 06

  • Alex Smith will make history on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will make history on Sunday without playing. In fact, the only way he won’t make history is: (1) if he plays; and (2) if he throws five interceptions. As noted by NFL Football Operations, Smith is one game away from a fifth straight season of at least 3,000 yards..." December 30

  • Alex Smith: I felt like we couldn’t get a single call

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has come in for a lot of criticism as the Chiefs have slipped from 5-0 to 6-6 over their last seven games, but he looked just fine on Sunday against the Jets. Smith threw four touchdowns and had a 70-yard run in the 38-31 loss, which meant that the Chiefs had to..." December 04

  • Chiefs plan to stick with Alex Smith for rest of season "The Kansas City Chiefs head into Sunday's tilt versus the New York Jets attempting to stiff-arm questions about their struggling quarterback. Andy Reid repeatedly stood behind Alex Smith this week, citing holistic problems with the offense beyond the quarterback. The Chiefs' offensive line has..." December 03

  • Andy Reid says Alex Smith not the only problem for Chiefs

    Fanrag Sports "Amid a historic swoon after a 5-0 start, the Kansas City Chiefs can no longer be safely assumed as an AFC playoff entrant. And many fans’ vitriol has gone toward a frequent target. Andy Reid used part of his Wednesday press conference to insist the Chiefs’ struggles are not limited to Alex..." November 30

  • Chiefs Not Considering Benching Alex Smith For Rookie Patrick Mahomes

    NFL Trade Rumors "Chiefs HC Andy Reid told reporters that they aren’t considering benching QB Alex Smith despite losing three games in a row and five of their past six contests. “That’s not where I am at right now,” Reid said, per Adam Teicher of According to Jason La Canfora, the Chiefs are not..." November 27

  • Chiefs not considering benching Alex Smith for Patrick Mahomes this season

    CBS Sports "Despite their recent struggles on offense, the Chiefs are not inclined to make any switch at quarterback, team sources said, though the staff does remain very bullish on first-round pick Patrick Mahomes and his ability to take over as soon as next season. Mahomes continues to impress teammates and..." November 26

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