With numerous reports (including this one by our own Mr. Joel Thorman) reporting that Alex Smith is requesting free-agency, this Chiefs fan is would like to give his whole take on the issue.
Alex Smith would definitely bring in some needed experience - and, more importantly, winning and postseason experience - to our franchise. San Francisco's season last year, pre-Kaepernick, was absolutely worth a nod, and since that was (at least partly) led by number 11, I don't see anything wrong with him coming into our system, especially under the tutelage of Andy Reid. Most of us will recall that Reid operated a very pass-heavy system in Philadelphia, and who can blame him, with the weapons he had? Well, it's time for the Chiefs to arm themselves with a decent quarterback so we can put our receivers to use. Our receivers (with or without number 82) have the potential to be a force to be reckoned with; in the past few years, they haven't had the ball thrown
to anywhere near them, and if we were to bring Smith into the picture, that could all change. Smith makes more sense than Vick, who is too old, has too many dogfighting rings, and throws too many turnovers to be worth it. Plus, Smith has been around for a few years, which brings me to my next point...
Geno Smith seems to be the one everyone is calling for here on AP, and for good reason. However, excellence in college doesn't often translate to proficiency on the professional field, as this guy can attest to (photo from CBSSports.com). And JaMarcus Russell as well - although perhaps his lack of skill could be due to the fact that he played for the Chokeland Raiders. With the right mentoring (and since Joe Montana is too busy selling Skechers, he's out), I think Geno Smith could prove extremely useful in our system. I say draft him.
With Alex Smith wearing number 11 and Geno wearing 12, doing things this way only makes sense. (It actually doesn't; I'm just trying to beef this post up a bit.)
Sign and draft! Smith/Smith '13!