Originally Posted by steelbtexan
Seems like Reid believes in Smith.
Smith has accomplished more than Schaub. How much did Gary give up to get Schaub?
Two 2nds and a change in draft spots in the 1st rd. This makes the price Reid paid for Schaub seem about right. Or is it OK when the Texans make a trade like this, but when a team like the Chiefs make a trade like the Smith trade they're somehow stupid?
Other than a random chance to slag Schaub, how about looking at the circumstances. Smith was going to be cut or be paid a gigantic salary to ride the pine. The Niners had no leverage. Schaub was dirt cheap playing on a rookie contract and Atlanta had already received multiple offers for him. Kind of a different situation.
PS - there isn't a good argument Smith has accomplished more than Schaub.