According to Fox’s Jay Glazer, the 49ers and Chiefs have agreed on a trade that would send Alex Smith to the Chiefs. Glazer doesn’t disclose details of the trade just that the Chiefs have made a clear commitment to Smith. One could assume that means a contract extension or a high draft being sent San Francisco’s way or both.
Deal has been agreed upon between Chiefs and 49ers. Compensation unclear but I’m told again Chiefs have made a clear commitment to Smith.
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) February 27, 2013
Glazer didn’t offer up any terms of compensation but Ian Rappaport of NFL.com revealed that the trade compensation included the Chiefs 2nd round pick in 2013 and more in 2014. It seems pricey for Alex Smith but with a dry free agent market and the lack of a top QB prospect in the draft, we aren’t surprised by the compensation. Read the rest of this entry » «Jay Glazer reports done deal that sends Alex Smith to the Chiefs»