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Twitter reacts to blockbuster Alex Smith trade

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith after Week 1 win over Patriots

The NBA thought it had a couple news cycles as the biggest story around the sports world. Well, the NFL on Tuesday night pretty much told the NBA to hold its beer.

According to multiple media reports, the Kansas City Chiefs have traded Pro Bowl quarterback Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins. It’s a move absolutely no one saw coming, and it will lead to more questions than answers moving forward. Where does Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins land after the team traded for his replacement? How will this impact the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft?

We might not have any answers to these questions. But it goes without saying that the social media world was lit afire with Tuesday night’s news. Here’s some of the best reactions on Twitter.


The stage is now set for what promises to be a drama-filled quarterback situation around the NFL this offseason. That might be the understatement of the year.