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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The book says the Alex Smith passing tree hits every direction along the compass, and with surgical precision, save for one fairly big one: North. An upgrade, he is. "The Mad Bomber," he ain't.
Statistically, Smith is the anti-Lamonica: accurate, smart, low-risk, right-of-Rush conservative, a pilot with an excellent safety record but pretty dull flight plans. Before his trade to the Kansas City Chiefs, the nicer San Francisco fans called him "efficient," the jerks called him "Checkdown Charlie," and ne'er the twain.
Smith currently ranks 25th among active quarterbacks in terms of yards per pass attempt in his career (6.6) and ranks 28th in yards per completion (11.1). With the bulk of his heavy preseason lifting done, the early numbers with the Chiefs certainly fall in line with the rest of the NFL dossier: 6 yards per attempt; 9.29 yards per completion.
In fact, among the 11 signal-callers who've attempted at least 4...
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After less than impressive offensive performances in the first two preseason games, a renewed effort was good enough for a 26-20 overtime win for the Kansas City Chiefs over the Steelers in Pittsburgh on Saturday night. “This was really the first time we actually game-planned,” Chiefs’ quarterback...
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Did you ever see the movie the Big Lebowski? In the beginning actor, Sam Elliot sits at the bar and narrates a story about the 'The Dude'. Sometimes, there's a man, well, he's the man for his time and place. He fits right in there. And that's the Dude, in Los Angeles. The dude I'm talking about is from Kansas City and we know his as Mike Catapano.
It’s seemingly one injury after another for Kansas City
Chiefs tight end Tony Moeaki, and this preseason has proven no different. Head
coach Andy Reid told reporters – including Randy Covitz of The Kansas City Star
– yesterday that Moeaki suffered a fractured shoulder during Saturday night’s preseason
contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
At this point, Reid said...
Here we go again. When news spread Monday afternoon that Chiefs Tight End, Tony Moeaki, fractured his shoulder, one has to wonder if we’ve seen the last of the former Iowa Hawkeye in a KC uniform.
Kansas City Chiefs HC Andy Reid announced that TE Tony Moeaki suffered a fractured shoulder during Saturday’s preseason game.
Moeaki will be out indefinitely, as there is no timetable for his return. Moeaki is currently undergoing further tests on his shoulder, but at this point in time, it appears as though he is candidate to end up on the team’s IR list again.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The question wasn't even fully asked before Eric Berry shut it down.
"I'm not talking about last year," the Pro Bowl safety said.
Doesn't matter whether the query had to do with the 14 losses that the Kansas City Chiefs endured in 2012, or the countless off-the-field distractions. Heck, it could've been about some trivial issue such...
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"It's coming along good," Kansas City Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe said. Bowe enters his seventh season in Kansas City and the first season wit new coach Andy Reid. Reid brings a wealth of offensive knowledge to the Chiefs where Bowe claims the offense is going to a high motor offense.
Bowe signed a new contract worth for five years, $56 million...
Chiefs tight end Tony Moeaki has fractured his shoulder, according to reports.Fantasy Spin:After missing 2011-12 with a torn ACL, Moeaki had a decent comeback season (33-453-1), but had no fantasy value even before the injury as he was third on the depth chart behind Anthony Fasano and rookie Travis Kelce.
Season 4, Episode 12 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I recap the Saturday night game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Kansas City Chiefs. We discuss who stood out and who didn’t on both sides of the ball as well as special teams. The first round of cuts took [...]
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Pittsburgh's Ben Roethlisberger and Kansas City's Alex Smith fought to a first-half draw and the Chiefs beat the Steelers 26-20 in overtime on Saturday night.
Roethlisberger was 13 of 19 for 166 yards and a 13-yard touchdown pass to Jonathan Dwyer as the Steelers shook off two lethargic performances with easily their best 30 minutes of the preseason.
Smith struggled early...
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