Letting Alex Smith leave Chiefs after '14 is like throwing draft picks down the drain

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The short version goes like this: Cutting the cord with Alex Smith after two seasons is the NFL equivalent of lighting a garbage bag full of $100 bills on fire, then walking away. If you're a Kansas City Chiefs fan, don't look at Smith as the best signal-caller the franchise has had under center since Trent Green, even though that's patently true....
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
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Top 3 QB’s most likely drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs

One of John Dorsey and Andy Reid’s first moves when they took over the dumpster fire that was the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013 was to bring in a quarterback: Alex Smith. While Smith has been a definite upgrade from Matt Cassel, consensus seems to be that he won’t be leading the Chiefs to a Super Bowl any time soon. Smith has two years remaining on his contract, and while some are...
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Alex Smith talking extension with Chiefs

Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs have begun preliminary talks about a contract extension, talks that shouldn’t really pick up till after the NFL Draft. Smith enjoyed a career year in 2013 so it’s really no surprise that the two sides are talking about an extension. What is a surprise is the dollar amounts being thrown around. Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith acknowledged on...
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Report: Contract talks between the Chiefs and Alex Smith are moving slowly

The Chiefs are working on signing quarterback Alex Smith to a contract extension, but things are moving slowly, according to Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith acknowledged on Tuesday that talks aimed at extending a contract that expires after the coming season are underway. And indeed they are. But a source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that the discussions...
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Chiefs in discussion with Smith's reps on extension

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alex Smith would like to stay in Kansas City. He just doesn't want to waste his time dealing with the negotiations that could keep him with the Chiefs beyond next season. "My agent and representatives handle all that," Smith said. "That's why you hire them." Smith did confirm that his agent, Tom Condon, has been talking with the Chiefs...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs & QB Alex Smith Still In Talks Regarding A Contract Extension

  Chiefs QB Alex Smith mentioned that his agent has been in contact with the team regarding an extension and he intends to leave the talks up to him, per Randy Covitz. The last we heard regarding Smith and possible extension came from GM John Dorsey who mentioned that contract talks with were “ongoing” between the two parties. Smith, 29, is entering the final year of...
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Chiefs may draft Teddy Bridgewater

The Kansas City Chiefs are in a situation where they need to make their draft picks this year — the few of them that they have — count for something towards the future. While this has many fans thinking about defensive backs and wide receivers at the end of the first-round, beat writer Terez Paylor has another idea. After the success of Alex Smith in 2013, Chiefs fans can rest...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Offseason needs

Kansas City Chiefs: Offseason needsCoach Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs look to build off a turnaround 2013 season. The Kansas City Chiefs had some glaring holes needed to be filled in the second half of the 2013 season. The most noticeable spots to be filled, in my opinion, were at the wide receiver, cornerback, and linebacker positions. Although there is talent in these areas...
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Alex Smith snubbed on new list ranking all 32 NFL QBs

With each passing year, no pun intended, the National Football League becomes more and more of a quarterback-driven league. The day and age of teams running the football 40 times per game are a thing of the past, replaced by an era in which quarterbacks throwing 50 passes across four quarters of play is commonplace. Thus, having the right guy under center is more important now than...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The Chiefs should not extend Alex Smith

Alex Smith is not the answer. I’m sorry, he’s just not. Smith gives you hope. He instills a belief in you that your team has a chance to win. And, if given the perfect situation, he can do just that. He’s capable. But he’s not the answer. Don’t believe me? Just take a look at the numbers. Statistically, he’s as mediocre as a quarterback can possibly be. In 2013, statistically...
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January 13, 2014  |  7 Comments

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