4 potential trade destinations for Geno Smith this offseason

Trading Smith opens up a spot for a rookie quarterback, should Macdonald and Schneider want to go in that direction.

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Potential Geno Smith trade destination No. 3 - Atlanta Falcons

Projected 2024 cap space (top 51): $29,887,153
Projected 2025 cap space: $163,671,152
Highest 2024 NFL draft picks: First round, pick 8; second round, pick 43; third rounds, picks 74 and 79

The Falcons should make a clear attempt to add a quality quarterback this offseason. They do not have a QB currently on their roster who will certainly be QB1 in 2024 or beyond. Plus, Atlanta has a number of offensive weapons that were ill-used this past season and only need a good quarterback to greatly enhance their skills and make the offense good enough for the team to have a good chance of winning the NFC South as soon as next year.

After all, Atlanta somehow managed to go 7-10 and finished only two games behind the first-place Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Falcons have weapons such as tight end Kyle Pitts, running back Bijan Robinson, and wide receiver Drake London and all are young enough to form a very productive core of the offense for years. They just need a quarterback who knows how to use them best. Smith would do that.

In return for Smith, Seattle should ask for Atlanta's high second-round choice and one of the third-round picks. This would give the Seahawks five selections in the first three rounds. The picks would not be as high as the last two years, but Seattle needs quantity at this point to go along with the team/s NO. 16 pick in the first round.