Alex Smith Is Set To Be Traded To The Washington Redskins

Raphael Haynes
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The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed in principal to trade quarterback Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins. The Chiefs will receive a third-round pick and cornerback Kendall Fuller.

Smith has agreed to a four-year extension worth approximately $94 million and up to $70 million guaranteed.

Kansas City have been shopping Smith since they’ve lost the Wild Card Playoff game against the Tennessee Titans. They will save $17 million by letting Smith ago. Pat Mahomes II, the Chiefs first-round draft pick, has been deemed the future quarterback.

Washington have decided to part ways with Kirk Cousins. Cousins who has reportedly said he wanted to stay with the Redskins. Cousins will now be on the market for teams looking for a quarterback.

Smith posted career high numbers, passing for 4,042 yards and 26 touchdowns (five interceptions). Smith was an early candidate for the Most Valuable Player in 2017 and made his third Pro Bowl this year.

Smith, 33 years old, will be entering in his 13th year.

Raphael Haynes

Atlanta, GA

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