Reports: Kendall Fuller traded to Chiefs as part of Alex Smith deal

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The Kansas City Chiefs are getting cornerback Kendall Fuller from the Washington Redskins as part of a trade that will send quarterback Alex Smith to D.C., according to multiple reports.

The trade cannot become official until the start of the new league year on March 14. However, a deal was reportedly reached Tuesday that will send Smith to Washington in exchange for Fuller and a third-round pick. Washington is also set to give Smith a four-year contract extension.

Fuller seemed unaware of his inclusion in the deal.

However, at least a half-dozen separate outlets named Fuller as the piece headed to Kansas City in the trade.

Fuller has appeared in 29 games for Washington over the last two seasons with 12 total starts. He recorded 55 tackles this season with four interceptions, 10 passes defended and a forced fumble.

15 responses to “Reports: Kendall Fuller traded to Chiefs as part of Alex Smith deal

  1. Trading Kendall fuller is a mistakeby the Redskins, Everything else seems good otherwise. They need a good corner and they gave I away.

  2. Insanity! Smith is no slouch, but he was a good fit for Andy Reid’s productive system, and not as good as the pure stats from recent seasons would suggest. He is no upgrade from Cousins (and could easily be a downgrade), and he is going to be paid tons of money even as he ages from 34 onward? AND the team will be giving up a solid draft pick and a very promising young defender? This has the feel of the Champ Bailey-Clinton Portis (another guy whose stats were boosted in a system) trade all over again.

  3. Is Smith an upgrade over Cousins? I guess that’s irrelevant if your options were to franchise Cousins again or watch him walk away as a FA.

  4. brady2gronktd says:
    January 31, 2018 at 1:12 am
    This move suggests either Cousins and the Skins hate each other or Cousins is asking for 26 + million per..

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    He was going to cost 34 million under the franchise tag. There was no reason for Cousins to settle for less from the Redskins. Will he get that on the open market? I hope not for the team that signs him sake but there was no reason for him to take less to stay.

  5. Too bad no one in the NFC East wants a new QB as it appears as if Kirk has a huge chip on his shoulder and I would love to see him play against the Skins twice a year!

    Denver or Arizona?

  6. Redskins got fleeced. Sweet Jesus, the Chiefs will still be terrible with Mahomes though. Both teams are worse in the long term and the short term after this trade. Hilarious.

  7. eagleswin says:
    January 31, 2018 at 7:23 am
    brady2gronktd says:
    January 31, 2018 at 1:12 am
    This move suggests either Cousins and the Skins hate each other or Cousins is asking for 26 + million per..

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    He was going to cost 34 million under the franchise tag. There was no reason for Cousins to settle for less from the Redskins. Will he get that on the open market? I hope not for the team that signs him sake but there was no reason for him to take less to stay.

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    Totally agree, that 34 million would have made up a portion of his guaranteed money though right? Big time dollars heading Cousins way.

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