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Chiefs acquire Fuller, pick for Smith

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Kansas City Chiefs will receive second-year cornerback Kendall Fuller in the proposed deal for quarterback Alex Smith. He’ll be the new Washington Redskins quarterback next season.

The Chiefs are also receiving a third-round draft pick in the proposed deal. This deal can not be official until the new NFL league year on March 14th.

Kendall Fuller is seen here with the Washington Redskins, as he makes a tackle against Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (Getty Images)

Kendall Fuller is seen here with the Washington Redskins, as he makes a tackle against Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (Getty Images)

It is expected to be finalized on Wednesday. Once it is finalized, Smith will also sign a four-year extension with the Redskins, where he will be paid $94 million with $70 million guaranteed.

The 22-year-old Fuller has appeared in 29 games over the past two seasons. He has also made 12 starts.

He has 97 tackles, 12 pass deflections, four interceptions, and a forced fumble.

Fuller joins the Chiefs defense that was already has Marcus Peters at one corner. He had five interceptions this past season.

Fuller was listed as the back up to Josh Norman on the Redskins depth chart before this deal. However, he will be behind Steven Nelson, Darrelle Revis, and Kenneth Acker at the right corner position with the Chiefs.

In his final three games with the Redskins, against the Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos and the New York Giants, he had 12 tackles and four pass deflections.

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