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Redskins deliver flash for Alex Smith, now need him to provide substance

Unlike Thursday's event, Alex Smith arrives in Washington not as a slick production but a steady veteran. Yet he still provides needed excitement.
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Report: Mike Mitchell got slap on wrist for dirty hit to Alex Smith's knees

There was a report earlier this week that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell was fined nearly $50,000 for a dirty hit to the knees of Alex Smith Sunday.For many, that fine wasn’t nearly enough punishment, as Mitchell clearly went after Smith’s legs well after the play was over — it was as blatantly dirty as hits go in the NFL these days (watch here).So, as if that weren’t enough...
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October 20, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tyreek Hill blows past the Raiders for 64-yard TD

It took Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill until midway in the second quarter to make his first catch against the Oakland Raiders on Thursday Night Football. And, boy was it a beautiful catch. Watch as quarterback Alex Smith hits up Hill for this incredible 64-yard touchdown. This makes for Hill’s third touchdown on the season. Up until this game, Hill had 30 catches for...
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October 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Alex Smith calls Mike Mitchell hit ‘about as flagrant as it gets’

Alex Smith did not mince words bemoaning a hit by Mike Mitchell during the Kansas City Chiefs’ 19-13 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers last Sunday, referring to what many have deemed a cheap shot to be “about as flagrant as it gets.”The play in question occurred during a play in the third quarter. Smith had stepped up in the pocket to avoid the rush, only to have Mitchell appear to...
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October 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Mitchell on alleged cheap shot on Alex Smith: 'I'm not a dirty player'

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell attempted to clarify what many believe was a dirty hit on Alex Smith during Sunday’s 19-13 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Mitchell claims the shot to the back of Smith’s knees came as a result of him “tripping” and “being pushed.”The play in question occurred during a play in the third quarter. Smith had stepped up in the pocket to avoid...
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October 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Watch: Mike Mitchell lays incredibly dirty hit on Alex Smith

There’s no room in the game of football for this. As we saw with Aaron Rodgers earlier on Sunday, quarterbacks are already vulnerable to injury. It doesn’t help matters much when defensive players go with the dirty hit.That’s exactly what happened when Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell laid a hit on Alex Smith late in the third quarter of Sunday’s game.With his team dominating...
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October 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Alex Smith and Sam Bradford made NFL history in Week 1

Alex Smith and Sam Bradford weren’t just good as they led the Kansas City Chiefs and Minnesota Vikings to Week 1 wins. They were historically good.Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk noted that each of the two did something that no other quarterback in NFL history had done in a season opener.“According to the NFL, Bradford and Smith became the only quarterbacks in league history to...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Tyreek Hill taunts Patriots after scoring 75-yard TD

Tyreek Hill stuck it to the Patriots twice on the same play during Thursday night’s game.Hill absolutely destroyed Patriots new cornerback Stephon Gilmore, probably leaving fans wondering why the team paid him big money (five-year, $65 million deal) in the offseason. The Chiefs' speedy wideout left Gilmore in the dust, blowing by him and then catching a deep pass from Alex Smith...
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September 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Patrick Mahomes’ first NFL pass showcased his cannon arm (VIDEO)

Patrick Mahomes will eventually be replacing Alex Smith, it’s really just a matter of when.Smith is a solid game manager, and rarely turns the football over, but the Chiefs now have more speed on offense, and they’ll eventually favor a quarterback with a strong arm that can make the offense more dynamic and less predictable.While Smith may avoid throwing downfield, Mahomes seems...
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August 12, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Smith is terrible at Pro Bowl dodgeball

You’d think an NFL quarterback would be really good at dodgeball.Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith might be an exception.Just watch this clip from the NFL Pro Bowl skills competition on Thursday: What kind of form is that? His awkward, sidearmed throw predictably bounced harmlessly off the ground.Come on, Alex Smith. Just throw the ball. Dodgeball isn’t third down.
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January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

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