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Sharp Alex Smith leads Chiefs to 34-10 rout of Titans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs' Alex Smith knows exactly how much weight Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota feels as the first-round pick tries to turn around the fortunes of Tennessee. He was in a similar position in San Francisco a decade ago. "For me, it was battling the anxiety of being the top pick and justifying that, and that's what I fought for so long, and it took me a while...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kansas City Chiefs QB Aaron Murray Throws Beautiful Touchdown Pass To Fred Williams

Barring an injury to Alex Smith, Aaron Murray will probably have to leave Kansas City for another team if he wants to get a chance to play. The Chiefs have committed to Smith for the next four years so unless he get hurt or starts to play horribly Murray is going to have fun in the preseason and enjoy watching the game in the regular season.Should he go when his rookie contract is...
Via FatManWriting
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Offense Shines in 34-10 Win over Tennessee

KANSAS CITY, MO – AUGUST 28: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs looks to hand off during the preseason game against the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium on August 28, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Despite the Chiefs first two wins in the preseason, the first team offense struggled along the offensive...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sharp Alex Smith leads Chiefs to 34-10 rout of Titans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs' Alex Smith knows exactly how much weight Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota feels as the first-round pick tries to turn around the fortunes of Tennessee. He was in a similar position in San Francisco a decade ago. "For me, it was battling the anxiety of being the top pick and justifying that, and that's what I fought for so long, and it took me a while...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs offense hums at home; Mariota looks sharp

Alex Smith threw for 171 yards and two touchdowns in less than a half, and the Kansas City Chiefs' offense looked the sharpest it has all preseason in a weather-shortened 34-10 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Friday night. The game was called with 3 minutes, 50 seconds remaining after thunder rumbled and lightning streaked across the sky. Heavy rains had turned one end zone...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs 34, Titans 10: Quick Reaction

The Tennessee Titans traveled to Kansas City for a showdown with the Chiefs on Friday night. Unfortunately for Ken Whisenhunt’s squad, the game wasn’t much of a showdown. The Chiefs thumped the Titans to the tune of 34-10The first team offense couldn’t seem to get anything going, while the first team defense was rocked by Alex Smith and Jeremy Maclin. Special teams coverage...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Smith sharp as Chiefs rout Titans 34-10 in preseason game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alex Smith threw for 171 yards and two touchdowns in less than a half, and the Kansas City Chiefs' offense looked the sharpest it has all preseason in a weather-shortened 34-10 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Friday night. The game was called with 3 minutes, 50 seconds remaining after thunder rumbled and lightning streaked across the sky. Heavy rains had...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Smith Hits Travis Kelce With The 8-Yard Touchdown Pass

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is the kind of tight end every quarterback likes to have. He's a big enough guy that eh can go across the middle, catch the ball in traffic, and not cry later about getting set up by his QB to get laid out by  a linebacker. He's a great possession receiver and he has the kind of speed that can make a short reception turn in to a big play...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett fined for hit on Chiefs Alex Smith

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett may not be the biggest fan in the world of how quarterbacks react to when they get hit, but that didn’t stop the NFL from handing him a hefty fine for his hit on Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith during the Seahawks 14-13 victory over the Chiefs last week. Bennett was fined $17,363 for the hit, which drew a roughing the passer...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago  |  Discuss

QB Alex Smith says Chiefs’ offense will go deep early and often this season

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has been a game manager who hasn't looked deep to often since joining the team, but the addition of Jeremy Maclin and a new emphasis on offense to throw deeper routes, has the signal caller ready to let it fly.  "Absolutely. I think two things: For one, the deep ball for sure is something that gets a lot of attention," Smith said, via...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Alex Smith blames struggles on excessive knowledge

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When the Chiefs traded for Alex Smith, one of the reasons general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid were so enamored of him was his vast knowledge of the game. Turns out Smith may be too smart for his own good. After struggling through two preseason games, Smith said Monday that part of the issue is that he has too good of a grasp of the Kansas City offense...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Alex Smith blames struggles on excessive knowledge

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When the Chiefs traded for Alex Smith, one of the reasons general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid were so enamored of him was his vast knowledge of the game. Turns out Smith may be too smart for his own good. After struggling through two preseason games, Smith said Monday that part of the issue is that he has too good of a grasp of the Kansas City offense...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Struggling Alex Smith is 'trying to do too much'

When the Chiefs traded for Alex Smith, one of the reasons that general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid were so enamored of him was his vast knowledge of the game. Turns out Smith may be too smart for his own good. After struggling through two preseason games, Smith said Monday that part of the issue is that he has too good of a grasp of the Kansas City offense. So rather...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Alex Smith laying blame for struggles on knowledge

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) When the Chiefs traded for Alex Smith, one of the reasons that general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid were so enamored of him was his vast knowledge of the game. Turns out Smith may be too smart for his own good. After struggling through two preseason games, Smith said Monday that part of the issue is that he has too good of a grasp of the Kansas City...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: 2015 Preseason & Players to Watch

Being a Kansas City Chiefs fan isn’t only exhilarating because you get to support some of the strongest, best, and most humble players in the NFL, but because the fan base set the Guinness World Record for the loudest stadium with 142.2 decibels. While Seattle fans think that they have the loudest stadium, they’re wrong. Yes, they follow closely behind with 137.6 decibels, but...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kansas City Chiefs Break Streak, Throw Touchdown To Wide Receiver

It was over 19 months ago that the Kansas City Chiefs did something that we take for granted when watching football. It was almost 600 days ago that the team … wait for it … completed a touchdown pass to a wide receiver! After a season of ridicule for not being able to do something so simple, the Chiefs have finally broken that streak and remembered what it was like to actually...
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

OMG! A Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receiver Caught A Touchdown Pass!

Last season the Kansas City Chiefs did the improbable; they went an entire season without throwing a touchdown pass to a wide receiver. In fact, going in to Friday night's preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks it had been 594 days since the Chiefs had thrown a pass to a wide receiver. To remedy that they went after one of the best wide receivers on the market during the off...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs hold off Seahawks 14-13 in second preseason game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Chiefs counterpart Alex Smith struggled behind their unsettled offensive lines in Kansas City's 14-13 preseason victory over Seattle on Friday night. Wilson was 9 of 15 for 78 yards, though most of those completions came on his final drive, when tight end Jimmy Graham finally got involved in the game. Otherwise, Wilson...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs rule both starting offensive tackles out against Seahawks

Alex Smith and the Chiefs starters figure to play a full half in their second preseason outing.That could change in a hurry if Smith's line fails to hold up. Both left tackle Eric Fisher (ankle) and right tackle Jeff Allen (knee) won't suit up against the Seahawks.Backups Donald Stephenson and Jarrod Pughsley will play in their place with the ones. They have 14 starts between them...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Chiefs QB Alex Smith really throw the ball deep in 2015?

Is this the year Alex Smith finally shrugs off his short-passing tendencies and takes shots down the field? The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback has long been allergic to distributing the football to his receivers and has been the worst in the league at connecting on deep passes for years now. Scott Kacsmar of Football Outsiders—one of the best stat men in the business—has documented...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the Chiefs Offense Top 20?

View image | gettyimages.com Click to See Full Power Rankings Article This offense is boring. We get it. It is not designed to create huge, explosive plays, but rather surgically move their way down the field, eat up the clock, and limit mistakes. Alex Smith runs this offense very well, and with the addition of Jeremy Maclin, they should at least be a little more explosive...
Via TopSportsReport
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Alex Smith isn’t going to improve in 2015

It’s safe to say that Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey and head coach Andy Reid have made an effort to give quarterback Alex Smith the playmakers he needs to be successful. Dorsey replaced drafted tight end Travis Kelce and replaced wide receiver Dwayne Bowe with Jeremy Maclin, two of many moves to try to find the right fits for his quarterback. Despite the additions...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Look: This sad Kansas City Chiefs fact will ruin your day (Warning)

The Kansas City Chiefs defense is primarily responsible for them winning nine games last year despite not having one wide receiver catch a touchdown pass last year. As a result, ESPN’s Adam Schefter couldn’t help but A) poke fun at it and B) Make Chiefs fans very upset: Chiefs’ QB Chase Daniel has more TD passes to KC WRs tonight than Alex Smith had all last regular season…...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Murray Out to Show Improvement During Kansas City Chiefs’ Preseason Slate

(Denny Medley – USA Today Sports) If things go according to plan in 2015, the Kansas City Chiefs will never see backup quarterback Aaron Murray take any significant snaps during a regular season game. That doesn’t mean the team won’t want him looking sharp and ready to go just in case. Murray enters his second season in the NFL as the third-string quarterback behind starter...
Via The Sports Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Smith will Need to Bolster Kansas City Chiefs’ Offense Heading into First Preseason Game

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith, right, looks to pass during NFL football training camp Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, in St. Joseph, Mo. (Andrew Carpenean/The St. Joseph News-Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT The Kansas Chiefs will be hoping to improve their passing offense in the upcoming season in hopes of returning to the playoffs after missing out on the postseason last year...
Via The Sports Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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