Did the Redskins win the Alex Smith trade? | The Tylt

Did the Redskins win the Alex Smith trade?

In a stunning development, the Washington Redskins traded cornerback Kendall Fuller and a third-round draft pick to the Kansas City Chiefs for quarterback Alex Smith. Many fans are lauding the trade as a money saver and giving Washington flexibility. Still, others point out that Smith is the exact same player as Kirk Cousins, and may only marginally improve the team. Giving up a valuable draft pick and a rising defensive star wasn't worth it. What do you think? 🏈

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People are killing the Redskins for this trade, but it's actually not that bad. If the team wanted to keep Cousins, they would've had to shell out $34 million for a franchise tag or $30 million per year for a long-term deal. 

Not only do the Redskins get a cheaper quarterback, they have one coming off a career year who has playoff experience. This was the right move for the Redskins and the front office can now let Cousins go.

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There is no other way to put this, Redskins fan: You got fleeced. 

Alex Smith may have had a career year, but he is 2-5 in playoffs and lacks an explosive arm that will limit Washington on offense. Plus, he will be 34 years old at the beginning of the season. He hasn't started his decline, but without a cannon of an arm to lean on, Smith won't last too much longer playing the short game. Giving up a promising cornerback and draft pick was too much for a player who only marginally improves the team.

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