Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports


49ers have discussed Chiefs CB Sean Smith and possible trade for De’Anthony Thomas

Mar 7, 2016 at 11:01 AM--


Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports that the San Francisco 49ers have discussed Kansas City Chiefs CB Sean Smith, who will become a free agent on Wednesday. It is not the first time that the 49ers have been interested in Smith and he would definitely fill a position of need. It is unknown how serious those discussions have been, especially given Smith's suspension last season.


Smith, a 2009 draft selection out of Utah by the Miami Dolphins, has had 353 tackles, 10 interceptions, three forced fumbles, 81 passes deflected, and a defensive touchdown over his career.

In March of 2013, Smith signed a three-year, $18 million deal with $12 million guaranteed to play for the Kansas City Chiefs. He was suspended for the first three games of the 2015 season after pleading guilty to a DUI charge last April. Rotoworld.com has Smith ranked as their fourth best cornerback available via free agency.


Earlier today, 95.7 The Game host John Middlekauff stated that the 49ers were discussing a possible trade for another Chief, wide receiver and return specialist De'Anthony Thomas.


"Thomas could play running back or line up in the slot, offering a similar skill set to current receiver Bruce Ellington. But even if those abilities overlap, having players with speed to rotate through the up-tempo attack could help keep each player fresh," says Chris Biderman of Niners Wire.

Seahawks OG J.R. Sweezy also appears to be on the 49ers' radar according to NFL Network's Rand Getlin. The Niner Faithful may remember him as the player with the controversial block on Ian William that broke his ankle in 2013. Of course, there is a long list of teams showing interest.




LISTEN

Facebook Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News



Commanders request permission to interview 49ers' Anthony Lynn for offensive coordinator

By David Bonilla
Jan 25

According to Washington Post reporter Nicki Jhabvala, the Washington Commanders have requested permission to speak with San Francisco 49ers assistant head coach and running backs coach Anthony Lynn about the offensive coordinator vacancy. The Washington Commanders requested to interview 49ers assistant head coach/running backs coach Anthony Lynn for their OC vacancy, per source.— Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) January 25,



Divisional Round playoff predictions: Fans confident 49ers and Chiefs win

By Site Staff
Jan 21

The San Francisco 49ers are set to host the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, on Sunday, January 22, at 3:30 p.m. PT in the Divisional Round of the playoffs. Each week, the 49ers Webzone staff predicts the winner within its annual NFL Pick 'em contest. That includes writers and forum moderators. This week, all six participating staff members selected the 49ers to beat the Cowboys. San Francisco is currently a four-point favorite. As for all the fans taking part in our NFL Pick 'em contest, 92 percent have the 49ers winning the game,



WR Brandon Aiyuk: 49ers have chip on their shoulder after recent playoff losses

By Rohan Chakravarthi
Jan 26

The San Francisco 49ers are facing off against the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship on Sunday, with the winner facing off against either the Cincinnati Bengals or the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl. This is a stage familiar for the 49ers, as they've made the NFC Championship Game in three of the past four seasons now, losing to the Los Angeles Rams last season, while going to the Super Bowl in 2019 after a win over the Green Bay Packers. However, despite seeing consistent success, the 49ers haven't accomplished their No. 1 goal: winning a Super Bowl, which has left a chip on their shoulder as they strive to hit that goal this season. When asked about the topic, wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk agreed with the sentiment about having a chip



How the 49ers have advanced their offense without changing their core identity

By Rohan Chakravarthi
Jan 26

The San Francisco 49ers have developed into an elite-tier offense over the past seven weeks, averaging over 34 points a game with quarterback Brock Purdy at the helm, while ranking second in DVOA since they acquired Christian McCaffrey. However, they've run a similar offense since the arrival of head coach Kyle Shanahan, which bodes the question of how the 49ers have remained at their elite levels on that side of the ball, despite the amount of game film being produced on their tendencies. The answer: advancing their offense by adding a layer of intricacy, even though the idea behind plays is what San Francisco has run for the past few years. Right tackle Mike McGlinchey spoke on the topic to reporters this week, highlighting the difference between


Featured

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone