Could Alex Smith follow the path of Joe Montana -- from San Francisco to Kansas City? [On Thursday], ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer said new Kansas City coach Andy Reid, then with the Eagles, expressed interest in acquiring Smith when he was a free agent after the 2011 season. According to Dilfer, Reid "really likes Alex." "There was a courtship last year, to a certain degree," Dilfer said. Asked for specifics of Philadelphia's dalliance with Smith, he said, "I don't know a whole lot. I just know there was a courtship. It was not even an inside source, you know what I mean? It was just kind of the scuttle in the offseason." Dilfer and Smith are close friends who were teammates in San Francisco from 2006-07.
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