Alex Smith was a good quarterback before Colin Kaepernick supplanted him in San Francisco last season, but to give the former Utah signal caller and most-sacked quarterback of 2011 any more credit than that would probably be overstating his qualifications.
Don't tell that to Doug Pederson, though, because Pederson -- the offensive coordinator for Smith's new team, the Kansas City Chiefs -- thinks he has the top QB in football under center.
"Ultimately, every team has to have a quarterback," Pederson told the Kansas City Star Wednesday. "I think we have the best in the league."
Say what now?
"There are a lot of great ones," Pederson continued, "but over time, Alex has proven he can get it done. He's a sharp guy, he brings a wealth of knowledge, he's experienced, he's a proven winner the last couple of years, and he needs a team to embrace him."
Now, I'm all for a guy backing up the leader of his offense, but someone needs to talk a little sense into Pederson. Just last season, S...