Alex Smith follows the likes of Elvis Grbac, Steve Bono, Steve DeBerg and Joe Montana as former 49ers quarterbacks to end up in Kansas City.
The word is out now. Alex Smith will be on his way to the Kansas City Chiefs. The 49ers have a deal in place to send the eight-year veteran to the Chiefs for draft picks. The report right now is that it’s likely to be a second-round pick this year and a conditional one next year.
Is that a good deal?
The Chiefs traded a second round pick several years ago to acquire Matt Cassel and Mike Vrabel. Without a good consistent quarterback for so long, a second round pick at the time seemed fair enough to the Chiefs. Now that Cassel has not worked, Andy Reid has decided that a second round pick is worth it for a quarterback that’s still young (28) and most recently was leading the league in completion percentage.
After reviewing the above brawl, I have come to the conclusion that no suspensions should be handed out.
The fight was started when David Lee shoved Roy Hibbert. And in the attempt to break up the fight, players intervened. Stephen Curry ended up getting the worse of it as he was trying to play peacemaker.
This wasn’t anything serious like thrown punches or anyone suffering injuries. It was simply a confrontation between two players with some shoves and everyone else tried to break it up. That to me doesn’t warrant a suspension. A fine likely, but nothing more.