With Cowboys’ rookie quarter Dak Prescott staking his claim for the starting job in Dallas, it would appear former starter, Tony Romo, will be a hot trade commodity this offseason.
For some time now, the Broncos have been the top potential landing spot. They started unknown Trevor Siemian last season and ended up missing out on the playoffs just a season after having won the Super Bowl with one of the league’s top defenses.
Another team has now come into the mix it would seem — the Kansas City Chiefs.
"It was noteworthy when Andy Reid was non-committal to Alex Smith," Rapoport said on NFL Network. "They've made a QB trade in the past, doing so for Alex Smith. They'd have to be considered someone who would be a possibility."
Rapoport added that should the Chiefs trade for Romo, they would most likely cut Smith.
The Chiefs won the AFC West last season with Alex Smith at quarterback, but were one and done for the second time in Smith’s four seasons in Kansas City. Smith is now 1-3 in three trips to the postseason with the Chiefs and 2-4 for his career. The 32-year-old former number one overall pick has also missed out on the playoffs as a starting QB in 7 of his 11 seasons in the NFL.
Interestingly enough, Smith’s postseason record is identical to that of Romo’s. Romo has also made four career trips to the postseason and is also 2-4. He has also been the starter in Dallas for 11 years. Unlike Romo, Smith has at least led his team to the conference championship game (SF, 2012).
Other interesting potential landing spots for Romo would be the Bills and Texans.