AFC West

Kendall Fuller headed to Kansas City in trade that brings veteran QB Alex Smith to Redskins

Kendall Fuller headed to Kansas City in trade that brings veteran QB Alex Smith to Redskins

The Washington Redskins, unable to strike a long-term contract with Kirk Cousins, have solved their uncertainty at quarterback by trading for Kansas City’s Alex Smith, a 13-year veteran who was the NFL’s top-rated passer last season.

The move will bring the 33-year-old Smith to the third NFL team of his career and is expected to be finalized Wednesday, according to multiple people with knowledge of the deal.

Smith, who had one year remaining on his contract with Kansas City, will sign a four-year contract extension that will tie him to Washington for the next five years, according to a person familiar with the deliberations. The four-year extension is worth $94 million and...

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