While teams aren’t allowed to “officially” make trades until March when free agency opens, it appears at least one deal has been worked out at this weekend’s NFL Scouting Combine involving San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith:
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
An NFL source says that the framework of the deal is that the 49ers will get a No. 2 pick this year and a similar pick in the 2014 draft.
— Tim Kawakami (@timkawakami) February 27, 2013
Chiefs will trade second-round pick this year – the top pick in second round – as well as another conditional mid-round pick in 2014.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 27, 2013
The Kansas City Chiefs don’t have a QB, and aren’t interested in drafting one with the #1-overall pick. This latest report also comes on the heals of a report from Ian Rapoport last week that the Chiefs are the team showing the most interest in Smith. This would be the first significant trade worked out this offseason.
Courtesy of ESPN Stats and Info, here are Smith’s statistics over the past two seasons: