The NFL is a cold business and as fans celebrate and gear up for Super Bowl 52, the Kansas Chiefs and Washington’s pressional football team were behind the scenes creating a big trade.
The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to trade quarterback Alex Smith to Washington in exchange for a third round pick and Washington cornerback Kendall Fuller.
Aside from the news the trade shocking many sports fans, the results the trade will be that must more surprising. With Alex Smith set to be Washington’s quarterback for the next 5 years, it means current Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins will be a free agent this fseason. Washington has also agreed to 4 year extension with Alex Smith paying him up to $94 million with $71 million in guaranteed money.
This isn’t the first time Chiefs head coach Andy Reid has traded a franchise quarterback to Washington. As the coach the Philadelphia Eagles, Reid traded Donovan McNabb to Washington a few years ago as well. Sometime to watch for is that although announced today, the trade would be ficial until March, anything can happen in the next few weeks.
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