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Report: Contract Talks Between Chiefs & QB Alex Smith Moving “Very, Very Slowly”

Report: Contract Talks Between Chiefs & QB Alex Smith Moving “Very, Very Slowly”

  Update: Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that contract talks between the Chiefs and QB Alex Smith are moving “very, very slowly.” Florio adds that are likely to pick up following the draft. Smith could end up securing as much as $14 million to $17 million annually in his [...]

April 22, 2014 Jonathan Comeaux Chiefs 0

New Contract For 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick May Not Come Until June

New Contract For 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick May Not Come Until June

  According to Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area, contract talks between the 49ers and QB Colin Kaepernick could begin to heat up at the start of June when they will receive $6.6 million in cap space following the release of CB Carlos Rogers. As things stand right now, San Francisco has just $3.726 million to work [...]

March 18, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers 0

Contract Talks Between Chiefs & QB Alex Smith Are “Ongoing”

Contract Talks Between Chiefs & QB Alex Smith Are “Ongoing”

  Kansas City Chiefs GM John Dorsey mentioned during a conference call Tuesday that contract talks with QB Alex Smith are “ongoing,” per Herbie Teope. Dorsey didn’t offer a timetable as to when a deal could be in place, but this isn’t the first time in recent months that Dorsey has mentioned that they were at least in [...]

March 18, 2014 Nate Bouda Chiefs 0

Colin Kaepernick Could Be Targeting As Much As $20M Per Year In New Contract

Colin Kaepernick Could Be Targeting As Much As $20M Per Year In New Contract

Ben Volin of the Boston Globe recently reported that 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick is looking for a “similar or slightly better” contract to the one signed by Bears’ QB Jay Cutler, which includes a annual salary of $18 million. However, it appears as though Kaepernick could be looking for a better average salary than that in his next contract. According to Jason La Canfora, contract [...]

March 5, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers 0

Report: Colin Kaepernick Looking For $18M Annually In New Contract

Report: Colin Kaepernick Looking For $18M Annually In New Contract

Ben Volin of the Boston Globe reports that QB Colin Kaepernick is looking for a “similar or slightly better” contract to the one signed by Bears’ QB Jay Cutler. Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area previously reported that Kaepernick could use Cutler’s deal as the “floor” for negotiations with 49ers. Ian Rapoport adds that Kaepernick is looking for even more than [...]

March 3, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers 0

Colin Kaepernick May Use Jay Culter’s New Deal As A Floor For Negotiations

Colin Kaepernick May Use Jay Culter’s New Deal As A Floor For Negotiations

Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area mentions that Colin Kaepernick could use the recent contract extension the Bears signed QB Jay Cutler to as his “floor” for negotiations with 49ers. Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reported on Saturday that the two sides have begun negotiations on regarding a contract extension at the Scouting Combine. Cutler, 30, signed [...]

February 23, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers 6

Chiefs Have Reached Out QB Alex Smith Regarding A Contract Extension

Chiefs Have Reached Out QB Alex Smith Regarding A Contract Extension

Chiefs GM John Dorsey told reporters on Friday that they have reached out to QB Alex Smith’s representatives regarding a long-term extension, Terez Paylor. Team owner Clark Hunt mentioned a few weeks ago that would like to ensure that Smith remains in Kansas City for the foreseeable future, so it appears as though an agreement could be reached at some point in [...]

February 21, 2014 Nate Bouda Chiefs 0

49ers Would Be Wise To Hold Off On Locking Up QB Colin Kaepernick?

49ers Would Be Wise To Hold Off On Locking Up QB Colin Kaepernick?

Mike Sando of ESPN.com has an interesting article regarding whether or not the 49ers should try to lock QB Colin Kaepernick to a long-term deal this offseason. Sando writes that this decision seemed a lot more obvious before he spoken with some NFL executives regarding the topic. “I wonder if the landscape for quarterbacks in the [...]

February 11, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers 0

Chiefs Could Consider Drafting A QB?

Chiefs Could Consider Drafting A QB?

On Tuesday, ESPN’s Ron Jaworski mentioned that he doesn’t view Chiefs QB Alex Smith as a “franchise guy” and believes there is a chance that Kansas City could target a quarterback prospect in the early rounds of this year’s draft. Adam Teicher of ESPN.com writes that “there’s merit to this idea.” The Chiefs currently have four quarterbacks on their roster including: Smith, [...]

February 5, 2014 Nate Bouda Chiefs, NFL Draft Rumors 1

NFL Draft Notes: WR Class, Panthers, Calvin Pryor, Chiefs, Khalil Mack

NFL Draft Notes: WR Class, Panthers, Calvin Pryor, Chiefs, Khalil Mack

Here’s a collection of draft notes from a number of ESPN writers and draft analysts from Tuesday.   Wide Receiver Class: According to Mel Kiper of ESPN, as many as 12 wide receivers could have a first-round grades this year across all NFL draft boards. Kiper adds that, if you were to include TEs Eric Ebron, Jace [...]

February 4, 2014 Nate Bouda Chiefs, NFL Draft Rumors, Panthers 0

Chiefs Hoping To Keep Alex Smith As Their QB Long-Term

Chiefs Hoping To Keep Alex Smith As Their QB Long-Term

Chiefs owner Clark Hunt recently joined 810 WHB in Kansas City to discuss topics relating to the team moving forward. According to Hunt, the Chiefs would like to ensure that QB Alex Smith remains in Kansas City for the foreseeable future. “When we made the trade for him a year ago, that was part of the thinking,” Hunt said [...]

February 4, 2014 Nate Bouda Chiefs 0

Report: 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick In Line For A “Top-5 Deal”

Report: 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick In Line For A “Top-5 Deal”

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick could end up signing one of the largest contracts in NFL history this offseason. Having spoken to a number of NFL general managers and contract experts, La Canfora mentions that Kaepernick could end up with a annual salary at least $18 million in his contract and [...]

January 19, 2014 Salvador Borboa 49ers 1

Report: Chiefs Expected To Talk Long-Term Extension With QB Alex Smith

Report: Chiefs Expected To Talk Long-Term Extension With QB Alex Smith

Jason Cole of the National Football Post reports that the Kansas City Chiefs are expected to approach QB Alex Smith regarding a long-term extension at some point this offseason. In his first season with the Chiefs, Smith led them to playoffs and played great in their first-round matchup against the Colts before an incredible turnaround [...]

January 8, 2014 Nate Bouda Chiefs 0

NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 7/31

NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 7/31

NFL Notes The Pro Bowl will convert to more like a “Pro-Bowl fantasy-like draft“. (Adam Schefter) Former Rams OG/OT Quinn Ojinnaka has started a career in pro wrestling. (Jim Thomas) 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick‘s go-to receiver has been WR Anquan Boldin. (Matt Maiocco) TE Vernon Davis has been a deep threat on a consistent basis. [...]

July 31, 2013 Nathan J. Rivera 49ers, Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, NFL Rumors, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Redskins, Saints, Seahawks, Steelers, Titans, Vikings 0

NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 7/25

NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 7/25

49ers 49ers place WR Michael Crabtree on the PUP list.  49ers activated WR Kyle Williams and LB Darius Fleming from the PUP list. Bears Bears sign veteran DL Jamaal Anderson. Bengals Bengals placed RB Bernard Scott on the active/PUP list. (Joe Reedy) RT Andre Smith reportedly showed up to training camp “in good shape.” (Bengals.com) OC [...]

July 25, 2013 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bengals, Broncos, Browns, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Seahawks, Titans, Vikings 0

NFL News & Rumors: Monday 5/27

NFL News & Rumors: Monday 5/27

Browns Offensive Coordinator Norv Turner mentioned that the Browns will be an “attacking team“. (Matt Florjancic) Offensive Coordinator Norv Turner stated that WR Josh Gordon is “an impressive guy“. (Matt Florjancic) Buccaneers OT Donald Penn has  failed to meet “most” of the weight clauses in his contract. (NFLTR) Chiefs Practices have been “high energy” and [...]

May 27, 2013 Nathan J. Rivera Browns, Buccaneers, Chiefs, Eagles, Jets, Lions, NFL Rumors, Packers, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Steelers, Vikings 0

Kansas City Chiefs Entertaining Idea of Pistol Offense

Kansas City Chiefs Entertaining Idea of Pistol Offense

Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star wrote Monday that the Chiefs are tinkering with the Pistol Spread offense for newly-acquired quarterback Alex Smith. Smith, who ran a similar offense while in college at Utah with Urban Meyer, would be allowed to run and get outside of the pocket more in Andy Reid‘s offense. The [...]

May 20, 2013 Brett Lyons Chiefs, Eagles 0

Chiefs Could Owe 49ers Another Second-Round Pick Next Year

Chiefs Could Owe 49ers Another Second-Round Pick Next Year

When the Kansas City Chiefs acquired quarterback Alex Smith from the San Francisco 49ers in late February, the terms were a 2013 second-round pick and a conditional 2014 selection. The conditional pick next year is no longer a mystery. According to Sports Illustrated’s Peter King in this week’s Monday Morning Quarterback, the 2014 pick will [...]

May 6, 2013 Brett Lyons 49ers, Chiefs 0

Report: Trade Talks Between The Dolphins & Chiefs For Branden Albert “Cold”

Report: Trade Talks Between The Dolphins & Chiefs For Branden Albert “Cold”

Update: ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that things still sound “cold” regarding a possible trade between the Dolphins and Chiefs for LT Branden Albert. According to the Associated Press, the Miami Dolphins and intend to resume discussions regarding a trade for Albert. “We’ll see what happens,” Dorsey said. “That’s kind of where we’re at.“ Armando Salguero reports it’s “60-40″ that the Dolphins acquire [...]

April 26, 2013 Salvador Borboa Chiefs, Dolphins 1

NFL News & Rumors: Tuesday 4/16

NFL News & Rumors: Tuesday 4/16

NFL The great Pat Summerall passes away at the age of 82 on Tuesday. The NFL will release the 2013 schedule on Thursday. NFL Draft California WR Keenan Allen was reportedly red-flagged for a drug test at February’s Combine. (NFLTR) Bears QB Jay Cutler mentioned that “You’ve got to win games to earn those contracts. [...]

April 16, 2013 Nate Bouda Bears, Bengals, Bills, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Giants, Jets, Lions, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Ravens, Redskins, Seahawks, Titans, Vikings 0

Bengals Reach An Agreement With TE Alex Smith

Bengals Reach An Agreement With TE Alex Smith

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Bengals have reached an agreement with former Browns TE Alex Smith. A recent report from Geoff Hobson indicated that the two sides were close to agreement, so it’s really not all that surprising that a deal came together just a few days later. Smith, 30, spent the past three seasons with the Browns [...]

April 16, 2013 Nate Bouda Bengals, Browns 0