KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Chiefs have reportedly agreed to trade starting quarterback Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins, according to
What are your feelings about the Chiefs reportedly trading Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins?
— 41 Action News (@41actionnews) January 31, 2018
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.
— Ty Hill (@cheetah) January 31, 2018
Can’t say enough about the guy.... one of the best competitors and teammates I’ve ever been around. Someone who I owe a lot of my success to, and a guy that’s been a class act through all the ups n downs. Thanks for all the memories brotha! pic.twitter.com/OoGxBeOijY
— Travis Kelce (@tkelce) January 31, 2018
Smith has been the Chiefs starting quarterback since 2013.