Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE
The least surprising news of the weekend: Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs will meet with Geno Smith at the 2013 NFL Combine. Given the Chiefs quarterback situation, and the fact that they have the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, it's no surprise that they'll meet with the West Virginia QB, who many consider to be the top quarterback available.
The 2013 NFL Combine has an interview portion where each team will get the opportunity to interview 60 players throughout Combine week. The interviews will come in 15-minute intervals which means you don't have much time with each player. But for many, this will be the first time teams can meet some of these players face-to-face.
Andy Reid and the Chiefs will be going through that this weekend and one of the players they will interview is Geno Smith of West Virginia. Though it's no surprise, Reid confirmed in an interview with NFL Network that they will spend some time with Smith.
"I haven't met him," Reid said of Smith. "I'll have an opportunity to do that down here. I've had a chance to look at his tape and he's a heck of a football player. Now I have this opportunity down here to look at him eye-to-eye and introduce ourselves to each other and get out 10 minutes of talk with one another."
In addition to the Combine interview, the Chiefs can bring Smith in for a private visit if they wish. They can also go to his pro day. So this won't be the only opportunity they have to meet him.
"There's a process that you go through," Reid continued. "Really out of that 15 minute period, or whatever time it is, by the time the scout gets done with him and the position coach and your general manager, you've got maybe five minutes with him. You keep your ears open and you listen. You'd like to hear some background on him, where he came from, what he's about, what went on during his season this past year at West Virginia and then see how he would see himself fitting into our program."
So, how do you think Geno would fit into the Chiefs program?