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VIDEO: Kansas City Chiefs take on Chargers in new Madden 15 gameplay footage

Yesterday was like a national holiday for football degenerates everywhere, because EA Sports released its latest version of Madden. The new game features a number of upgrades in the game engine (finally) which should mean a more realistic NFL experience. That’s all fine and good but to be honest what has impressed me most when I see clips of the new game is how stunningly realistic...
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Chiefs receiver bears watching in final preseason game

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Don't expect to see starting quarterbacks Alex Smith or Aaron Rodgers take snaps. Do expect to see running backs Jamaal Charles and Eddie Lacy wearing baseball caps on the sideline. With roster decisions looming, the preseason game between Kansas City and Green Bay on Thursday night at Lambeau Field belongs to the backups, rookies and undrafted free agents...
Via AP on Fox
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Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith slips in QB 1-32 rankings, still near top-20

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Chiefs receiver bears watching in final preseason game

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Don't expect to see starting quarterbacks Alex Smith or Aaron Rodgers take snaps. Do expect to see running backs Jamaal Charles and Eddie Lacy wearing baseball caps on the sideline. With roster decisions looming, the preseason game between Kansas City and Green Bay on Thursday night at Lambeau Field belongs to the backups, rookies and undrafted free agents...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
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Packers backup QB, Chiefs receiver bear watching

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Don't expect to see starting quarterbacks Alex Smith or Aaron Rodgers take snaps. Do expect to see running backs Jamaal Charles and Eddie Lacy wearing baseball caps on the sideline. With roster decisions looming, the preseason game between Kansas City and Green Bay on Thursday night at Lambeau Field belongs to the backups, rookies and undrafted free agents...
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Report: “No Movement” Between Chiefs & QB Alex Smith

  According to Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report, there is “no movement” between the Chiefs and QB Alex Smith regarding a contract extension. Cole mentions that the two sides cannot come to an agreement regarding the structure of the contract. Smith and his agent are reportedly comfortable playing out his current deal given that he has made over $50 million already in his...
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Chiefs QB Alex Smith keeps door open on contract talks

  Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said Tuesday that he has not given any thought to breaking off negotiations on a long-term contract, though that remains a possibility with the start of the regular season just over a week away. Smith said earlier in training camp that he wanted to end discussions of a new deal by the time the games count. That happens Sept. 7, when Kansas City opens...
Via AP on Fox
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Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith named one of five biggest goats from last week

If any preseason game actually “matters,” it’s the ones that transpired this past weekend. They were the dress rehearsals for each team, when they let their starters play most of the first half and sometimes into the second. So it provided the best glimpse yet at who is, and who isn’t, ready to go in 2014. What players were at each extreme of the spectrum this week? To see...
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Chiefs' Smith remains unconcerned about contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said Tuesday that he has not given any thought to breaking off negotiations on a long-term contract, though that remains a possibility with the start of the regular season just over a week away. Smith said earlier in training camp that he wanted to end discussions of a new deal by the time the games count. That happens Sept. 7, when...
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Chiefs' Smith remains unconcerned about contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said Tuesday that he has not given any thought to breaking off negotiations on a long-term contract, though that remains a distinct possibility with the start of the regular season just a week away. Smith said earlier in training camp that he wanted to end discussions of a new deal by the time the games count. That happens Sept...
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Tuesday Truths: Smith Contract, Allen, Berry & DB’s

Tuesday afternoon is the deadline for the first round of cuts. Rosters must be down to 75 players by 4pm EST. Some moves will be readily clear. The remaining is a chess match played to balance strength, explosion and versatility against depth and injury insurance.OffenseAlex Smith contract demands- Smith is taking a chance. It is looking like more of a risk as the regular season...
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Kansas City Chiefs: Final 53-man roster predictions

OFFENSE (26): Quarterbacks (4) 1. Alex Smith 2. Chase Daniel 3. Aaron Murray 4. Tyler Bray Cuts: None I think the Chiefs are going to do something we haven’t seem them do since… Well, does anyone remember when the last time Kansas City held onto 4 quarterbacks? Aaron Murray and Chase Daniel seem to have roster spots locked up. Tyler Bray is simply too good to let walk. Could...
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Chiefs' offense on 0-for-16 skid in scoring TDs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs had three decent opportunities to finally score a touchdown with their first-team offense on Saturday night. They came up empty on all of them. Twice, Alex Smith was picked off by the Minnesota Vikings. The other time, coach Andy Reid opted to kick a 21-yard field goal rather than punch it into the end zone on fourth down. So much for...
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First-team defense continues to shine, Vikings beat Kansas City

Mike Zimmer has acknowledged that he probably won’t be able to fix the Vikings defense overnight. But in their third preseason game Saturday night, a 30-12 win over the Kansas City Chiefs, his starters showed flashes of the smothering unit he one day expects them to become. “We get better and better each and every practice,” cornerback Captain Munnerlyn said. “We learn how...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Are any Kansas City Chiefs among the top-5 on the hot seat right now?

Two games down, two to go – at least in the preseason. Yes, that means that the start of regular season is still two weeks away. But that doesn’t mean players and coaches around the league aren’t already on the hot seat; the NFL is a results-oriented organization, where performing at a high level is required at all times. If someone isn’t up to the task, and a better option...
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The Kansas City Chiefs don’t need to call Tim Tebow, but these 10 teams should

He hasn’t been seen in awhile, at least on the football field. The only vision of Tim Tebow of late has been on the SEC Network, where he currently is filling the role of a college football analyst. While that gig helps pass the time, and brings in a paycheck, the former Heisman Trophy winner still itches to get back in the game. The quarterback who electrified the league with...
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Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith holds steady in 1-32 starting QB rankings

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Kansas City Chiefs latest victim of NFL’s absurd crusade against defense

On Sunday night the Kansas City Chiefs visited Charlotte for a preseason matchup with the Carolina Panthers. The Chiefs got off to a hot start, led by several solid drives by Alex Smith, but in the second half Carolina caught up and broke away for a 28-16 win. What did the Chiefs in more than anything was penalties: they were flagged 13 times and lost a total of 131 yards. Head coach...
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Kansas City Chiefs: Player Most Likely To Break Out In 2014

There are three players who caught my eye last year that could easily break out in the 2014 football season. Lets take a look at these players.  Knile Davis Knile Davis entered his rookie career with the Chiefs last year with great stats. He carried the ball seventy times for 2,442 yards. A great average of 3.5 yards per carry. He also got four touchdowns to bring a wrap to his...
Via Football Nation
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Tuesday Truths: QB Race, Pass Defense, the Linemen

The Chiefs 2014 preseason is at the halfway point. Jobs are being earned. While some questions get answered, others are causing concerns to rise. Welcome to the preseason.OffenseThe running game without Jammal Charles is solidifying nicely. The passing game is up and down.In a surprise to many, Aaron Murray played the majority of the snaps behind starter Alex Smith. His first pass...
Via Pro Football Spot
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John Lynch: Alex Smith On Same Level As Brees, Peyton (Video)

John Lynch recently compared Alex Smith to Drew Brees and Peyton Manning. Alex Smith is one of the best game managers of this era, and realistically, is better than what most give him credit for. However, John Lynch may have taken it too far. In the Chiefs preseason game against the Panthers, Lynch compared Smith to two of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. To each his own,...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Chiefs QB Alex Smith’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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John Lynch said WHAT about Alex Smith???

John Lynch was calling the Panthers-Chiefs preseason game this weekend.  And this being the NFL preseason, strange things are bound to happen. Like putting Alex Smith in the same breath as Peyton Manning and Drew Brees. Wait, what? John Lynch : "Alex Smith is up there with Peyton Manning and Drew Brees" https://t.co/9spA7X9UgI — gifdsports (@gifdsports) August 18, 2014...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Fantasy Football Projections 2014

QB Alex Smith (Kansas City) Smith was never really on the fantasy football radar as a starter, but the arrow is trending downward for him. He lost arguably his best 3 offensive linemen this off-season and the receiving corps wasn’t fixed. He’ll have a tougher schedule this season and have more injuries around him, after the Chiefs were the healthiest team in the NFL last season...
Via The Football Fan Spot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: Kansas City Chiefs

Chiefs trying to reprogram QB Alex Smith ► When Alex Smith showed up for Kansas City Chiefs training camp, quarterbacks coach Matt Nagy had a piece of advice for him. Chiefs finally building up depth at wide receiver ► Chiefs’ Tamba Hali mentors second-year linebacker Josh Martin ► When Tamba Hali invited fellow Chiefs outside linebacker Josh Martin to southern California...
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