Originally Posted by saphojunkie
Man, the bitching in this thread is reaching epic proportions.
I hate the Alex Smith trade, too, but I'm not assigning it the weight that people here are. It's not a franchise killer, for ****s sake. It's just a chicken shit move - or is perceived as one because we all assume that a first round QB is now out of the question. Which may or may not be true.
Like my granddaddy used to say, the less a man makes declarative statements, the less apt he is to look foolish in retrospect.
People are just worn out is all. If you ignore the past 20 years, the move's fine. It's just hard for people to accept trying the same thing again.