2013 NFL Draft: Geno Smith Hoping to Land With Kansas City Chiefs?

By Dan Parzych


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At this point, it seems like West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith could land on just about any team with a top-10 pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. However, it appears Smith has high hopes that the team with the No. 1 pick will select him first in April–the Kansas City Chiefs.

Despite the recent acquisition of Alex Smith, there’s a strong chance the Chiefs will consider selecting Smith with the top pick for the future considering it wouldn’t be a surprise if the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback only stuck around for a season or two. Smith has received heavy praise over the last couple of weeks for his potential in the NFL and any team seems like they would be lucky enough to land him–which is why it wouldn’t be a surprise if Kansas City selected him.

Plus, when it comes to learning from a veteran quarterback for Smith to help the transition process into the NFL–Smith would be the perfect mentor. Smith played a key role in Colin Kaepernick adjusting to the transition when he took over the starting role as the 49ers quarterback and there’s no reason why he wouldn’t be able to make as much of an impact on Smith.

The draft is only a few weeks away and the Chiefs have plenty of options when it comes to using the No. 1 pick. If Smith is just as interested as the Chiefs, there’s no reason why the two sides shouldn’t be able to make this happen at the end of April.

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