Found June 02, 2013 on 60 Max Power O:
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback coach Matt Nagy spends the most time with Alex Smith, he can see even the smallest improvement in his game. Smith is transitioning to a new offense and role, in San Francisco he was asked to manage the game, but now he's expected to win some on his own. The reviews on Smith so far have been raves around the team's facilities, that Smith not only is working hard to get better, but he's taken on the leadership role, guiding the young players as well. It's the intangibles that are attracting the coaches eyes, learning the offense, taking control, being vocal when needed. Smith has already left a good impression on his quarterback coach who is with him every day. "He’s been everything that we thought he was," Nagy said, via Reid Ferrin of "He comes out here and he’s a true professional. He’s in his book every day. He’s always asking questions, trying to get better. He’s being a leader for those o...

Chiefs’ defensive coordinator says players are buying into the system: ‘we’re trying to develop a culture here’

Kansas City Chiefs defensive coordinator Bob Sutton is installing his 3-4 attacking schemes and he feels the players like it. In years past, the 3-4 was a read and react, a more cerebral style of playing defense. However, Sutton wants to replace cerebral with aggressive force, he wants quarterback to know every play will be dangerous; every drop back could be bad. He’s trying...

Kansas City Chiefs Potential Breakout Player of 2013: Rodney Hudson

The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player (rookies don’t count) for the 2013 NFL season on each NFL team. For the Kansas City Chiefs, that player...

Chiefs' QB coach: Alex Smith has 'been everything that we thought he was'

Echoeing the words of former NFL head Dennis Green, but it a good way, Kansas City Chiefs quarterbacks coach Matt Nagy is more than satisfied that things are woking out for quarterback Alex Smith and his new team. “He’s been everything that we thought he was,”  Nagy said, via the Kansas City Star. “He’s a true professional. He’s in his [playbook] every day. He’s...

Chiefs QB coach: Alex Smith is who we thought he was

After only a week of organized team activities, the Kansas City Chiefs head coaches are already praising new quarterback Alex Smith (Credit: AP Photo) After a week of organized team activities, the Kansas City Chiefs coaches have had a small amount of time to view their newly acquired quarterback Alex Smith. Despite the short amount of practice time, the coaches are impressed by...

Chiefs lining up Jamaal Charles all over the field

According to Sean Keller of FOX Sports Kansas City, Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has been lining up all over the field during OTA’s.  It’s looks like new head coach Andy Reid has quite the plan for him this season. One series, he’s at his standard spot at tailback. The next, he’s the deep back in the pistol. The next, he’s out wide, lounging around in Dwayne Bowe’s...

Chiefs coaches thrilled with Alex Smith

Alex Smith is who we thought he was! It sounds like a line from Dennis Green after a Cardinals loss. Instead, it's closer to a line from Kansas City Chiefs quarterback coach, Matt Nagy. Nagy told the Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star, "He's been everything that we thought he was. He's a true professional. He's in his (playbook) every day. He's always...

Football Nation Preview: The 2013 Kansas City Chiefs

2012 Record: 2-142012 DownfallPoor Quarterback PlayMatt Cassel (he of the $62M contract in 2009) and Brady Quinn (a first round pick among the barren quarterback class of 2007) combined for 8 touchdowns and 20 interceptions. Each man went 1-7 as the starter, with Cassel throwing 6 of the 8 touchdowns.The duo also combined (along with a Peyton Hillis incompletion) for a 63.8 passer...
Chiefs News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.