Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Daniel has reached agreement in principle on a three-year deal with the Chiefs. That would likely mean Daniel’s leaving his post as Drew Brees‘ backup to serve in the same role behind Alex Smith. Moving ahead of Smith may not be the unscalable mountain that Brees presents in New Orleans, but the new Chief signal caller does have two more years left on his deal.
Daniel has thrown nine regular season passes in his NFL career. If Smith remains healthy and effective, he likely won’t be adding too many throws to that total in 2013.