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Kansas City Chiefs: Predicting leaders in every category

Training camp is right around the corner, literally. The week before business turns serious and these superb athletes go at one another’s necks, let’s have a little fun. Alex Smith is coming off of one of his best years in the league. Smith will look to continue this success in another season with the brilliance of Andy Reid. Look for Smith, who as of now looks like he will carry...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Don’t Overlook The Average Joe

Joe Flacco. This might in fact be the unsexiest name in all of fantasy football, and his ADP of 92.5 (QB21) in 2QB fantasy leagues (hat tip to Salvatore Stefanile for giving the world 2QB ADP data) shows that he isn’t being drafted as anything more than a fringe QB2/backup. But should he be more than that?   Below are Joe Flacco’s season averages from 2009-2012, via Rotoviz’s...
Via The Fake Football
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chiefs have talked to Jamaal Charles about a new contract

We mentioned a report earlier tonight that Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles might end up holding out for a new contract. According to Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star, the Chiefs have spoken with Charles about a possible new contract. While the contract status of Justin Houston and Alex Smith has gotten all the ink, the Chiefs have had talks with Jamaal Charles regarding a...
Via Pro Football Zone
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Check out this awesome new redesigned Chiefs logo

Everyone seems to be making their own NFL logos these days. There are ones inspired by Star Wars, Game of Thrones, corporations, fat people, it goes on and on. We haven’t seen any really cool reboots for the Kansas City Chiefs yet, until today. Here’s a sleak new, redesigned logo for the Chiefs that we found on imgur. For my money I think this one is even better than the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Potential Training Camp Warriors

With the commencement of the Kansas City Chiefs training camp upon us, it’s time to turn our attention towards Chiefs football. 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for the next six months. Isn’t this time of the year wonderful? Last year, the Chiefs went into training camp with new faces in the organization from top to bottom. The organization had been recently taken over by a...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Camp Preview: Chiefs tight ends have untapped potential

The Kansas City Chiefs’ 2014 season is right around the corner, which means one thing: Training Camp is comin’, ya’ll. We will be breaking down the Chiefs position-by-position over the next few weeks to get you prepared for Training Camp positional battles, and the pre-season as a whole. Tight End Depth Chart: 1) Anthony Fasano 2) Travis Kelce 3) Sean McGrath 4) Richard Gordon...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Preview: Kansas City Chiefs’ Alex Smith rated as top-20 QB option

With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo explains why Alex Smith is better at life than you

You may know that Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith is one of the most underrated players in the NFL today. Smith has a reputation as a game manger but he recently went on an incredible streak – from the start of the 2011 season up until the bye week of 2013, when Smith started his teams went 27-5-1. (The tie came in a game against the Rams when he suffered a concussion...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Smith: I'm up there with NFL's other top QBs

Despite the fact that he’s considered a middle-tier type quarterback in the NFL, Alex Smith wants to get paid like an elite passer. Thursday during an interview with the Kansas City Star, Smith reiterated that he’s willing to wait on a contract extension, and he feels he “right up there with the other top passers in the game.” “Certainly when you’re talking about comparables...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Smith: I’m Up There With NFL’s Other Top QB’s

Despite the fact that he’s considered a middle-tier type quarterback in the NFL, Alex Smith wants to get paid like an elite passer. Thursday during an interview with the Kansas City Star, Smith reiterated that he’s willing to wait on a contract extension, and he feels he “right up there with the other top passers in the game.” “Certainly when you’re talking about comparables...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Formations Fantasy Football Review: Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs were the surprise team in the NFL last year. Led by Jamaal Charles and Alex Smith, the Chiefs cruised to the playoffs. Will they come down to earth this year or continue their upward trend? Star: Jamaal Charles (RB) 13 Stats: 260 carries-1280 yards-12 TD, 70 catches-693 yards-7 TD Why He’s […] The post Formations Fantasy Football Review: Kansas City Chiefs...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Rumors: Kansas City, Alex Smith are far apart on an extension

The Kansas City Chiefs and Alex Smith have been trying to work out a contract extension. Turns out, they're not all that close to getting one done, according to Terez Paylor of The Kansas City Star.A source tells me negotiations continue between the #Chiefs and Alex Smith, but there are "significant" differences between the two sides.— Terez A. Paylor (@TerezPaylor...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith Should Ask for a Contract Like Colin Kaepernick's

Fans of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith are right when they say their boy is a pretty darn good quarterback. He certainly proved that in his first season for them last year by leading then in to the playoffs--and now he wants to get paid accordingly.Like a fat kid dying for a cupcake while trapped at a whole food store he just isn't going to get what he wants. That...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alex Smith Looking for $18 Million Per Season

The Kansas City Chiefs and quarterback Alex Smith appear to be at an impass as it relates to their contract negotiations. According to the Kansas City Star, Smith is potentially looking for a long-term contract that will pay him $18 million per season.  A source tells me negotiations continue between the #Chiefs and Alex Smith, but there are "significant" differences...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Smith hopes his long-term future is with the Chiefs

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith still isn’t assured of what his future holds beyond the upcoming season. But Smith, who has one year left on his contract, wants to sign an extension and continue his career in Kansas City. “I’d love to have it done,” Smith said in a phone interview on Thursday. “I love Kansas City, I love the coaching staff, the players. … But when you’re...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Where do the Chiefs need to improve most in 2014?

While the Chiefs started 9-0, made the playoffs, and silenced many critics last season, they still have a lot of work to do. Their  offensive line lost 3 valuable starters and two elite return men. There’s also the on-field problems. The struggles on third down, the poor defensive play versus elite offenses. In this post, I break down the Chiefs areas the have the biggest room...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Smith Worth 18 Million Per Season?

The Chiefs and Alex Smith are trying to work out a deal for the long term which is good for both sides. The problem is that Smith wants a contract that aligns him with what Jay Cutler recently got paid by the Bears (7yrs 127 million, 54 million guaranteed). Is Alex Smith worth 18 million a season?I looked at three other quarterbacks with similar backgrounds and compared their stats...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The 10 most underrated players in the NFL

After causing quite a stir by listing the ten most overrated players in the league, it’s only fair that we share players that are not put in the spotlight but deserve to be, as well. When a player is put on a pedestal by the media, part of it is marketing, part of it is personality, and of course there usually has to be an outstanding skillset to go with it. When a player doesn’t...
Via This Given Sunday
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks

The Kansas City Chiefs’ 2014 season is right around the corner, which means one thing: Training Camp is comin’, ya’ll. We will be breaking down the Chiefs position-by-position over the next few weeks to get you prepared for Training Camp positional battles, and the pre-season as a whole. Quarterback Depth Chart: 1) Alex Smith 2) Chase Daniel 3) Tyler Bray 4) Aaron Murray Top...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Bucs Be the Surprise Team in 2014?

Last year the Kansas City Chiefs, hot off a putrid 2–14 2012 season, pulled off the ultimate turnaround, finishing an unexpected 11–5 and making the playoffs. They did it by bringing in veteran quarterback Alex Smith to stabilize an offense that had been over-relying on a star running back Jamaal Charles, keeping together a young and talented defense, and tabbing a veteran coach...
Via The Sports Post
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Re-Capping the Chiefs Offense In Every Game Last Season

 The Chiefs started out 9-0, finished 11-5. The Offense started out slow, but finished strong. The Defense started out hot, but in the end they looked as if Elsa had put a spell on them. I wanted to know why this happened. Why did the Offense begin moving the ball and scoring big points while the D gave up just as much if not more?Here I will re-cap every Kansas City Chiefs game...
Via TopSportsReport
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs 2014: 5 Most Pressing Questions Heading Into Training Camp

There are a few numbers the Kansas City Chiefs and its fans want to forget over the last two. The first is 2-14, as in the record of the 2012 team – the one that placed five players in the Pro Bowl and still had the first pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.The second is 28 as in 28 points – the lead the Chiefs had in the 2013-14 playoffs. The lead that the Indianapolis Colts overcame...
Via Football Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Projected 2014 Offensive Starters

This post wasn’t my idea to begin with, it was the idea of my good friend John Miceli who told me I should project the Chiefs starting lineup. I found it to be a great idea, and so here I am, projecting the Chiefs 11 offensive starters. Quarterback: Alex Smith Gained in a trade from the 49ers in exchange for 2 2nd round picks last season, Smith turned in the best season the...
Via TopSportsReport
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs reportedly cut Brandon Flowers to free up cap room for Alex Smith

According to NFL.com,  one of the reasons the Chiefs cut cornerback brandon Flowers was to free up some cap room in order to sign quarterback Alex Smith to a long-term extension. Smith’s hanging contract situation is one of the reasons that the Chiefs cut Brandon Flowers last week. (Flowers signed with San Diego on Tuesday.) The Chiefs need extra salary-cap space to extend...
Via Pro Football Zone
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Alex Smith does not deserve big money

Alex Smith came into the 2005 NFL draft as a guaranteed top five pick. It all came down to whether teams that needed a quarterback wanted Smith or Aaron Rodgers. The 49ers chose Smith number one overall, but since then it has been quite the roller coaster ride for Smith and all those involved. Smith came into San Fran as the savior for a franchise with great history, but had been...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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