Nothing says we can't pick a QB both years ... heck, the Skins picked two in the same draft!
We're not going to be tied to a guy we pick because of contracts - the rookie scale got rid of that.
It's more the opportunity cost of taking a QB versus addressing another position. I think some view Smith as a risk at #9, while other prospects playing different positions might not have the same level of risk.
I'm on board with taking Smith at #9 if he drops (he won't), but I don't think I'm on board with moving up to get him. That'd be too risky for my blood