Report: ‘Growing sense’ Chiefs could let Alex Smith go in favor of Tony Romo, Jimmy Garoppolo

Alex Smith has never quite lived up to the expectations associated with a No. 1 overall pick. He was kicked to the curb in San Francisco by Colin Kaepernick back in 2012, and he’s been a serviceable starter for the Kansas City Chiefs ever since being traded in 2013. However, it appears the Chiefs might follow in the 49ers’ footsteps regarding Smith in favor of either Tony Romo or Jimmy Garoppolo.According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, there is a “growing sense” the Chiefs are leaning towards letting Smith go if they can land Romo or Garoppolo.“In all likelihood, the Chiefs will only make the move for Romo if they make the move away from Smith,” Cole says. “However, there is a strong feeling the Chiefs have reached their ceiling as far as where Smith will be able to take them in the playoffs.”This isn’t particularly surprising. Smith is an excellent quarterback but has always had certain limitations. He isn’t adept at pushing the ball down the field, and despite being one of the best p …read more

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Geoff Schwartz announces he’s retired

After offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz was released by the Lions before the start of the 2016 season, he thought he’d get a look from another team looking for experienced help on their offensive front. That call never came, however. Schwartz chalked it up to the injuries that limited him to 13 games with the Giants… …read more

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