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Alex Smith

Kansas City Chiefs
Quarterback

Ht: 6.3 | Wt: 217

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Week By Week

YearTmGPass CompPass AttComp PctPass YdsPass TDPass IntRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2005SFO4459149.4549013218101
2006SFO1625744258.14289016164314725
2007SFO79419348.7091424138905
2008SFO5000.000000000
2009SFO1622537260.4823501812245101
2010SFO1220434259.6523701410186002
2011SFO1627444661.4331501755217922
2012SFO1015321870.1817371353013201
2013KCC1530850860.6333132377543113
Average:1732905219131273113012
Total:1560261259.7217214104622761170520

Chiefs | Jeremy Maclin stretching the field

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:17:59 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Jeremy Maclin caught a long pass from QB Alex Smith on the second play of training camp Saturday, Aug. 1, and he caught a few more deep balls during the day. "We've got a new weapon," Smith said. "We've got to test it out a little bit. We've known for a while what we've got with him."

Fantasy Tip: Maclin gives the Kansas City offense a dimension it lacked last season, and while he is unlikely to deliver as many explosive plays as he did in Philadelphia, he is still the No. 1 target for the Chiefs and should make a solid WR2.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Adam Teicher

49ers | Alex Smith calls out old team

Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:47:10 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith called the San Francisco 49ers offseason overhaul "crazy" Tuesday, July 14. "You knew some of that wasn't going to last forever," Smith said, per Cam Inman of The Mercury News. "We weren't going to be able to hold it all together from a cap standpoint and the years standpoint. You knew that was going to change," said Smith.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Marc Sessler

Chiefs | Alex Smith working with feet

Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:16:01 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith has been focusing on footwork and technique this offseason, particularly with his downfield passes. "For me, footwork is something that never goes away," Smith said. "You're constantly trying to get better with your feet."

Fantasy Tip: Even if he betters his footwork and vertical game, there has not been a season yet where Smith has performed as a starting fantasy quarterback. The addition of Jeremy Maclin and the up-and-coming status of Travis Kelce are nice, but Smith is a backup fantasy quarterback.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Sports - Lindsay H. Jones

Chiefs | Alex Smith to restructure?

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 20:37:37 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith's contract could be restructured to clear up to $8.175 million in cap space, according to former NFL agent Joel Corry. "Knock that base down to a million, and that's what you can get," Corry said. "(But) you raise his cap numbers in the future, which creates more dead money. That's been the one that I thought they might do for a long time."

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Kansas City Star - Terez A. Paylor

Chiefs | Alex Smith being asked to go deep

Sun, 07 Jun 2015 19:37:53 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith has been asked to take more shots down the field this season. "I like where Alex is," offensive coordinator Doug Pederson said. "But now in the spring, we want to see any quarterback shoot the ball down the field and at least test it. That gives him the comfort level the next time he's in that situation."

Fantasy Tip: Whether or not Smith will be effective throwing the ball down the field remains to be seen, but with Jeremy Maclin in town to provide a deep threat, just taking an occasional shot should help free up Jamaal Charles a bit more.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Chiefs | Jeremy Maclin working with Alex Smith

Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:15:05 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Jeremy Maclin and QB Alex Smith played catch for the first time since Maclin was acquired this offseason. Maclin said everything was smooth and that he was simply trying to get a feel for how Smith threw the football. Smith said he believes Maclin's transition into the Chiefs' offense will be relatively smooth since he has already played for head coach Andy Reid in Philadelphia.

Fantasy Tip: It's unrealistic to expect a duplication of last season from Maclin, when he tallied career highs in catches (85), yards (1,318) and touchdowns (10). Kansas City's offense isn't as high octane as the Eagles' offense and it's centered more on Jamaal Charles. Maclin could still post WR2 numbers when all is said and done. Alex Smith is somewhat underrated as a fantasy quarterback, but he's still not starter worthy even with Maclin in town.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Kansas City Star - Terez A. Paylor

Chiefs | Alex Smith medically cleared

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:31:58 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith (spleen) was medically cleared for the start of offseason practice, Monday, April 20. The Chiefs don't begin full-squad practices until May, 26.

Fantasy Tip: Smith will likely receive a boost in fantasy value with the Chiefs' offseason addition of WR DeSean Jackson. Smith failed to connect with a wide receiver for a touchdown in 2014 and finished the season with 18 total passing touchdowns. Smith should only be considered as a second quarterback, in the late rounds of 2015 fantasy drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Adam Teicher

Chiefs | Alex Smith could be restructured

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:37:50 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith's $10.9 million salary could be converted into a bonus to help the team create some salary cap space in 2015. That would create upwards of $8.2 million in salary cap room.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Kansas City Star - Terez A. Paylor

Chiefs | Marcus Mariota a fit in KC?

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:53:46 -0700

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota would be a perfect fit for the Kansas City Chiefs and head coach Andy Reid, even if the team is committed to QB Alex Smith, in the opinion of NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. Kiper cites the success of former QB Donovan McNabb as Reid's quarterback with the Philadelphia Eagles. However, Mariota is expected to be gone when KC picks at 18 overall, and the Chiefs are unlikely to trade up to take him. Reid said he didn't have a chance to meet with Mariota, either.

Fantasy Tip: Mariota will be nothing more than a weak QB2 in traditional fantasy leagues in 2015, and that's if he winds up with a starting gig. Mariota may be better off used at FantasyScore if he starts at any point next year, with the right matchup, of course.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Adam Teicher

Chiefs | Alex Smith needs receivers?

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:50:01 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith needs more weapons around him, according to impending free-agent LB Justin Houston. He believes the Chiefs can win a championship with Smith. "For the past two years we had winning seasons. This year, I feel like our offensive line struggled a little bit, we had some injuries that caused him to get sacked more than usual. But I think we can do it," Houston noted Tuesday, Jan. 27.

Fantasy Tip: The Chiefs were the first team since 1950 to go an entire season without a wide receiver having a touchdown reception. TE Travis Kelce was the focal point of the passing attack late in the season and should be a midrange starting tight end in fantasy drafts in 2015.

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