Originally Posted by New World Order
Why are we giving up 2 picks for him?
Because we were furiously working to outbid several other teams.
Originally Posted by the Talking Can
actually it begs the question of why you'd trade 2 seconds for someone who isn't 'the guy'...
the more you think about it, the more painfully ****ing stupid it is
A combination of business and football acumen.
The Chiefs need to be competitive, and you're not getting that with Carson Palmer, Kevin Kolb, Matt Flynn, Geno Smith, or Matt Barkley. You're getting it from Alex Smith.
Build a team around him for a year, then see what you can do to get The Guy.