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Report: Chiefs agree to trade Alex Smith to Redskins

Report: Chiefs agree to trade Alex Smith to Redskins
Posted at 8:41 PM, Jan 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-30 23:05:44-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  The Chiefs have reportedly agreed to trade starting quarterback Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins, according to

The Kansas City Star and NFL Network both reported the trade Tuesday evening. Neither outlet cited their sources for the news.

The NFL Network's Ian Rapoport described the deal as "huge" on Twitter and said it involved picks and a player.

Smith reportedly signed a four-year contract extension with the Redskins. That deal is reportedly worth $23.5 million per year. Smith had one year left on his contract with the Chiefs.

In return for Smith, according to reports, the Redskins will send a third-round draft pick and a player to be named later to the Chiefs.

On Twitter, several Chiefs players reacted to the reports.


Smith has been the Chiefs starting quarterback since 2013.

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