Originally Posted by Requiem
There is speculation from some reputable draft guru's and people in Twitter land and on various websites that the Chiefs made the trade for Alex Smith because they feel like they have potential suitors for #1 overall. If that is true, they could get back some of what they gave up. Problem is, who is going to move up to #1 in this draft? That is the only way they can salvage the mess they just made.
It is easy to move up these days with the rookie salary cap. Teams no longer have to shell out $30 million bonuses.