The Cardinals were among a handful of teams interested in trading for Alex Smith, Kent Somers of AZCentral Sports tweets. However, the Chiefs wound up trading the quarterback to the Redskins on Tuesday night in a deal that netted them cornerback Kendall Fuller and a third-round draft choice. It’s no surprise that the Cardinals expressed interest in Smith given their own murky quarterback situation. In the wake of Carson Palmer‘s retirement, the Cardinals have zero quarterbacks under contract with Drew Stanton, Blaine Gabbert, and Matt Barkley all scheduled for unrestricted free agency.