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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...
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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 AP on Fox
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

AFC Notes: Chiefs, Jets, Patriots, & Texans

Chiefs Adam Teicher writes that while the Chiefs could consider trading one of their cornerbacks due to their depth at the position, Sean Smith‘s three-game suspension complicates the situation for Kansas City. Teicher gets the impression that Josh Mauga will start next to ILB Derrick Johnson. However, Teicher admits that fourth-round pick Ramik Wilson could ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

DC Bob Sutton says pass defense 'moving in the right direction'

Kansas City Chiefs defensive coordinator Bob Sutton will have to deal not having Sean Smith to start the season while the starting cornerback serves a three-game suspension. Sutton said the play of young cornerbacks Phillip Gaines and rookie Marcus Peters could help the secondary survive Smith's absence. "We're moving in the right direction," Sutton said, via ESPN. "We've...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs position preview: Defensive backs

In this final installment of the 2015 Kansas City Chiefs’ position preview series, I will be breaking down the defensive backs. Coming off a strong effort in 2014, the Chiefs were tied for second in both passing yards allowed per game, with 203.3 yards, and points allowed per game, with 17.6. In addition, the Chiefs didn’t allow a 300 yard passer the entire season, due in large...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Chiefs facing a make-or-break season in 2015

Andy Reid has finally built the Chiefs in his image. His offense features a stable, if unspectacular franchise quarterback, a dynamic runner, and speedy but untested receivers. His defense has several league stars and one amazing cancer survivor. Is that enough to win the AFC West? Time will tell, but these five players would help the cause by upping their collective games in 2015...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Four nuggets about Kansas City Chiefs’ rookie Marcus Peters monster day at camp

The Kansas City Chiefs are going to need rookie Marcus Peters to be big in 2015. The first round pick out of Washington needs step up the whole season, but man will he best tested early. With veteran corner Sean Smith suspended for three games after his DUI plea, Peters will be thrust into the spotlight come Week 1. That’ll be no easy task. The team opens against the rising start...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

First practice gives Chiefs cornerbacks chance to shine

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) There was already going to be plenty of competition for one of the starting cornerback jobs in Kansas City, even before the Chiefs learned Sean Smith would be suspended for the first three games of the regular season. Now, there are two jobs up for grab. The battle began in earnest Saturday, when the Chiefs had their first full-squad workout of training camp...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Four new developments as training camp begins

The last seven days have been surprisingly busy for the Kansas City Chiefs. Along with the start of training camp, there have been a number of developing situations, both big and small, that could profoundly impact the team. From injuries, to player releases, and a most welcome return, here is the Kansas City Chiefs’ week in review. Sean Smith Suspended On Friday, July 24 the...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs looking for significant contributions from rookie corners, Marcus Peters and Steve Nelson

The Kansas City Chiefs have veterans Sean Smith, Phillip Gaines, Jamell Fleming and Marcus Cooper, but that will not stop the team from giving rookies Marcus Peters and Steve Nelson a chance to carve out significant roles in their first season. Smith has been suspended for the season’s first three games for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, and that opens up a starting...
Via 60 Max Power O
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs’ Secondary Looks Thin for Start of 2015 Season

KANSAS CITY, MO – NOVEMBER 24: Quarterback Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers is sacked by strong safety Eric Berry #29 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the game against the Kansas City Chiefson November 24, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) The strong play of the Kansas City Chiefs’ secondary was a vital factor in keeping the team...
Via The Sports Journal
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

AFC Notes: Chiefs, Colts, Dolphins, & Steelers

Chiefs Adam Teicher writes that the best move for the Chiefs $8.6 million in available cap space could be to save it. Teicher isn’t convinced that signing veteran G Evan Mathis would be an upgrade to what they currently have. Beyond that, Teicher isn’t sure if CB Sean Smith is worth signing to a contract. ... The post AFC Notes: Chiefs, Colts, Dolphins, & Steelers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Smith’s Suspension Comes when the Kansas City Chiefs Need him Most

Sean Smith #21 of the Kansas City Chiefs returns an interception for a touchdown against Cobi Hamilton #87 of the Cincinnati Bengals during the first quarter at Arrowhead Stadium on August 7, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images) The Kansas City Chiefs will be without starting cornerback Sean Smith to open the season following the NFL’s decision Friday...
Via The Sports Journal
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs CB Sean Smith suspended three games for DUI arrest

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith will miss the first three games of the regular season, including matchups against the Broncos' Peyton Manning and Packers' Aaron Rodgers, after he was suspended Friday for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. Smith, who was arrested last year on a drunken driving charge, pleaded guilty earlier this year. The 28-year-old paid...
Via AP on Fox
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs CB Sean Smith suspended three games for DUI arrest

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith will miss the first three games of the regular season, including matchups against the Broncos' Peyton Manning and Packers' Aaron Rodgers, after he was suspended Friday for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. Smith, who was arrested last year on a drunken driving charge, pleaded guilty earlier this year. The 28-year-old paid...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Smith is facing a three-game suspension

The Kansas City Chiefs were dealt a mighty blow on Friday by the NFL when it was announced that their top corner, Sean Smith had been suspended for the first three games of the upcoming season. Sean Smith was arrested back in April for a DUI, so the suspension was a mere formality and according to NFL Media Insider, Ian Rapoport‘s twitter page, Adam Schefter of ESPN chimed in...
Via EndZoneScore
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Three things you need to know about the suspension of Kansas City Chiefs CB Sean Smith

Kansas City Chiefs corner Sean Smith was suspended three games Friday morning after pleading guilty to DUI last month. Obviously, DUI is a very serious offense, but this one hurts. The Chiefs play the Texans in Week 1, who have the up and coming DeAndre Hopkins, but after that it gets even uglier. Week 2 Peyton Manning and the Broncos come to Arrowhead — Smith won’t be out there...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs cornerback Smith suspended 3 games for DUI arrest

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith has been suspended the first three games of the regular season by the NFL after pleading guilty to a drunken driving charge earlier this year. Smith, who was given two years' probation, is entering a contract year after one of the best seasons of his career. He will miss games against Houston, Denver and Green Bay before returning...
Via AP on Fox
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

CB Sean Smith hit with 3 game suspension after pleading guilty for DUI charge

According to Marc Sessler of NFL.com, Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith will miss the first three games of the regular season due for violating the league's substance-abuse policy regarding a 2014 DUI charge from April. Smith pled guilty to DUI last month, receiving two years probation in the process. The cornerback will miss games against the Texans, Broncos and Packers...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL suspends Chiefs’ Sean Smith 3 games

Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith has been suspended three games by the NFL for his DUI arrest last summer. NFL is suspending Chiefs CB Sean Smith 3 games after he pled guilty last month for DUI and received two years’ probation, per NFL source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 24, 2015 The 28-year-old corner pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in April...
Via Sports-Glory
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith suspended three games

Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith has been suspended three games, FOX Sports 1 NFL insider Mike Garafolo confirmed. Smith pleaded guilty to a DUI in April. Smith has spent the last two seasons with the Chiefs after spending the first four years of his career with the Dolphins. Smith has eight career interceptions.
Via Fox Sports
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Kansas City Chiefs CB Sean Smith suspended for 3 games by NFL

The NFL has reportedly handed down discipline to Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith, and it’s a three-game ban. ESPN’s Adam Schefter broke this news early Friday morning, citing a league source. He notes the discipline stems from Smith’s recent DUI, for which he pled guilty. This isn’t surprising news. The Chiefs have known Smith could miss time to start the season...
Via Sportsnaut
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs CB Sean Smith Suspended Three Games

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the NFL has suspended Chiefs CB Sean Smith for three games after he pled guilty last month for DUI and received two years’ probation. Smith, 28, signed a three-year, $16.5 million contract that included $7.465 million guaranteed as a free agent back in 2013. He’s now in the final year of his ... The post Chiefs CB Sean Smith Suspended...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Football: Step up and Shine

6’3 200lbs, the Utes have had success in the past with players of this size. Unpolished at the cornerback position, coaches have been able to take a couple of guys and turn them into NFL caliber players. Sean Smith was a 6’3 200ish lb running back when he came to Utah. Smith spent a little bit of time at running back before making the switch to wide receiver. When coaches felt...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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