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Kansas City Chiefs' Aaron Murray Shines in Andy Reid's Offense

  (Photo Credit: Washington Post.com)  The Kansas City Chiefs’ preseason game against the Tennessee Titans was cut short by a tremendous rainstorm last Friday night, but what Chiefs fans saw during the action was encouraging. Not only did Alex Smith and the rest of the starting offense complement the defense’s stellar performance, but 2nd-year quarterback Aaron Murray (drafted...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Player Most Likely To Break Out In 2015

Before we can even begin to evaluate who is the Kansas City Chiefs’ player most likely to break out this season, we need to define two terms: “most likely” and “break out.” Let’s work backwards. To have a break out season, a player must greatly exceed reasonable expectations. A breakout player can be a rookie, such as Odell Beckham Jr.’s 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five key takeaways: Tennessee Titans vs Kansas City Chiefs

The Tennessee Titans traveled to the City of Fountains, when they clashed with the Kansas City Chiefs in a preseason week three game. A few things stood out in this game, both good and bad, but here are the five key takeaways from this matchup. 1. Tennessee Titans fundamentals. There are two fundamentals of the NFL that players need to get right or they will not last long at all...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Alex Smith, Jeremy Maclin building rapport

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alex Smith was familiar with Jeremy Maclin long before the wide receiver signed with Kansas City, first catching him on television and then studying him on film with the Eagles. So once Maclin finally put on a Chiefs jersey, it didn't take long for him to begin building a rapport with Smith. In fact, by their third preseason game Friday night, they were already...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Three takeaways from preseason, week three

The Kansas City Chiefs squared off against the Tennessee Titans Friday night in their third preseason game. As with most NFL teams, Friday’s game functioned as a dress rehearsal, in which the Chiefs’ first team players were set to play into the second half. Both the first team offense and defense were clicking as the Chiefs outscored the Titans 17-10 in the first half. The second...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Has Strange Way Of Trolling Jim Harbaugh

Utah will passing out Alex Smith face signs for this week’s game against Jim Harbaugh and Michigan. Smith, the former No. 1 pick out of Utah, was once Harbaugh’s QB with the 49ers. Word on the street is Alex Smith heads will be randomly distributed throughout RES. Welcome to Utah, Harbaugh. — Holli Alexa (@Holli_Alexa) August 28, 2015 Although Smith was eventually picked...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Alex Smith, Jeremy Maclin building rapport

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alex Smith was familiar with Jeremy Maclin long before the wide receiver signed with Kansas City, first catching him on television and then studying him on film with the Eagles. So once Maclin finally put on a Chiefs jersey, it didn't take long for him to begin building a rapport with Smith. In fact, by their third preseason game Friday night, they were already...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Smith's Preseason Projection - Where Will He Lead the Chiefs in 2015?

Looking at the Kansas City Chiefs headed into the 2015 season, one of the biggest questions that has to be answered is, how far can Alex Smith take them? The Chiefs are a team that has a very strong defense and will go as far as the offense allows them to go. The defense will keep most games low-scoring as they have the talent on the outside to stifle the pass. The return of Derrick...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days 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 AP on Fox
6 days 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
6 days 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
6 days 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
6 days 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
6 days 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
6 days 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
6 days 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
6 days 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
6 days 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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9 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
12 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
13 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
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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