ALEX SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mike Nolan explains why 49ers drafted Alex Smith over ‘cocky’ Aaron Rodgers

More than a decade later, Mike Nolan is still explaining the decision behind not drafting one of the league’s best quarterbacks. The ex-San Francisco 49ers head coach said Tuesday on NFL HQ that the team considered Alex Smith the safe pick over the “cocky” and “arrogant” Aaron Rodgers with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2005 draft. “Basically, we thought in the long...
Via The Sports Daily
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Donte Whitner on Manziel: ‘We have a starting QB next year’

Johnny Manziel suffered through a miserable game passing the ball in Week 16 and made a big mistake at the end of the game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Not surprisingly the Cleveland Browns lost, 17-13. Manziel finished with just 136 passing yards on 13-of-32 attempts, failing to score through the air and turning the ball over with an interception. He also failed to get the team’s...
Via Sportsnaut
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Latest from the NFL: Smith's pick-less run ends vs Chargers

The latest from NFL games on the 14th Sunday of the regular season (all times EST): 2:10 p.m. Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith had his franchise-record streak of 312 consecutive passes without an interception snapped in the second quarter Sunday by Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett. Smith had not thrown a pick since Sept. 28 in Green Bay. He was 6 of 7 against the Chargers before...
Via Associated Press
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Might Want To Protect Alex Smith A Little Better

It may seem hard to believe, but the Kansas City Chiefs are not out of the playoff chance by a long shot. With wins in their last three games they are now 4-5, and while the division crown is likely out of reach they can still qualify for a wild card spot. They are currently two games behind Pittsburgh and a game behind the Jets and Bills.So if they are going to have a shot they...
Via FatManWriting
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Who could replace Alex Smith as the quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs?

After signing a four-year contract extension worth $68 million right before the start of the 2014 season, its hard to imagine the Kansas City Chiefs replacing Smith in the foreseeable future. Smith, however, has failed to live up to ‘franchise quarterback’ expectations and the Chiefs are 2-5 with little hope of making the playoffs. While Kansas City will probably give Smith one...
Via cover32
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN’s SportsCenter trolls the Chiefs and Jeremy Maclin on Twitter

Jeremy Maclin has been one of the more dynamic receivers in the NFL for a few years, but through two-plus quarters of play on Monday Night Football against the Green Bay Packers, he was an invisible man. ESPN’s SportsCenter Twitter account made a funny, highlighting this very fact. Photographic evidence that Jeremy Maclin is still on the Chiefs. pic.twitter.com/IkjmeTjimj ...
Via Sportsnaut
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Chiefs QB Alex Smith really throw the ball deep in 2015?

Is this the year Alex Smith finally shrugs off his short-passing tendencies and takes shots down the field? The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback has long been allergic to distributing the football to his receivers and has been the worst in the league at connecting on deep passes for years now. Scott Kacsmar of Football Outsiders—one of the best stat men in the business—has documented...
Via Sportsnaut
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The five funniest / meanest memes about Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith has become somewhat of an Internet star over the years. For whatever reason people love to have fun at Smith’s expense. Granted, most of this happened when he was in San Francisco, as Smith was benched for the polarizing Colin Kaepernick, but even in KC something about him has kept people talking. Here are the five funniest / meanest memes about...
Via cover32
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Analyzing Alex Smith by the numbers

After extending the contract of quarterback Alex Smith in 2014, The Kansas City Chiefs have placed their immediate future in his hands. As of March 2015 Smith’s salary for both the 2015 ($11.1 million) and the 2016 ($14. 9 million) season became fully guaranteed, totaling 26 million dollars. That is a substantial commitment for a substantial amount of money. But has Alex Smith...
Via isportsweb.com
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Final first round predictions

Marcus Peters The draft is only a few days away, and expert opinions concerning who the Kansas City Chiefs will select with the 18th overall pick, vary to say the least. With a list of needs ranging from offensive line, to wide receiver, to defensive back and linebacker, it’s anyone’s guess at this point. General Manager John Dorsey has expressed that the Chiefs will listen...
Via isportsweb.com
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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