The 2014 "conditional" third-round pick the Chiefs owe the 49ers as part of the Alex Smith trade will become a second-rounder if the Chiefs finish 8-8 or better.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid confirmed Wednesday Alex Smith won't have to compete with new signee Chase Daniel in training camp.
Yahoo Sports reports the Chiefs may approach Alex Smith about restructuring his contract.
Chiefs acquired QB Alex Smith from the 49ers in exchange for a second-round draft pick in 2013 and a conditional third-round pick in the 2014 draft.
The Sacramento Bee hears that the 49ers will likely be getting a fourth-round pick in the 2013 draft for Alex Smith.
CBS' Jason La Canfora reiterates that the Chiefs are the team most likely to have a trade in place for Alex Smith.
NFL.com's Ian Rapoport confirms the Cardinals are interested in trading for Alex Smith, but are "very pessimistic" the 49ers will deal him within the division.
An NFL source tells the Arizona Republic that the Cardinals are "exploring the possibility" of trading for Alex Smith.
A source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to Profootballtalk.com that there's "little doubt" Alex Smith will be traded once teams near the start of the new league year.
The Kansas City Star agrees there's "enough smoke" behind the Alex Smith-to-Chiefs trade rumors to believe Smith will indeed be the team's starting quarterback in 2013.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the 49ers "believe" they'll be able to trade Alex Smith after actively shopping him at the Combine.
League sources tell the Sacramento Bee the 49ers are still shopping Alex Smith.
The Sacramento Bee reports the 49ers do not have a trade in place for Alex Smith.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Browns are not the team on the verge of acquiring Alex Smith.