Alex Smith RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chiefs' Andy Reid shuts down talk of rookie Mahomes supplanting Smith

    Kansas City Star "Given how well rookie Patrick Mahomes has played in the Chiefs’ first two preseason games, perhaps it was only a matter of time before Chiefs coach Andy Reid was asked if Mahomes had a chance to become the No. 1 quarterback over Alex Smith. Confronted with that very question on Monday, Reid..." August 21

  • Report: Chiefs Have No Intention of Trading Alex Smith

    12 Up "​Alex Smith has had an unlucky NFL career, to say the least. After getting injured in San Francisco, he lost his starting job to Colin Kaepernick, and now in Kansas City, he might lose it again. Talks of the rookie Patrick Mahomes taking Smith's starting spot were spurred by the first-round..." August 18

  • Patrick Mahomes pushing Alex Smith ‘to be more aggressive’

    Sportsnaut "The quarterback situation in Kansas City heated up when the Chiefs drafted Patrick Mahomes 10th overall in April. So far, it seems Mahomes is having a positive impact on veteran Alex Smith, according to observations made at the Chiefs training camp. “Sticking with the quarterbacks, I must..." August 17

  • Alex Smith’s agent isn’t worried about him finding another home, eventually

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs are slowly nudging rookie quarterback Patrick Mahomes up the line. But the agent for veteran starter Alex Smith said he’s not worried about the day when Mahomes reaches the front. Tom Condon told Pete Sweeney of “The Fuzzcast” podcast that he’s not worried about how Smith would..." August 17

  • Could Chiefs QB Alex Smith be trade bait to a contender?

    Fanrag Sports "No one believed the Philadelphia Eagles could get a first-round pick for Sam Bradford until the Minnesota Vikings lost Teddy Bridgewater to a brutal leg injury. Minnesota believed it had a contending team, one that was a quarterback away from competing for a Super Bowl title, and made an..." August 14

  • Alex Smith is No. 4 in ESPN’s ranking of Chiefs’ all-time quarterbacks

    Kansas City Star "ESPN recently published the results of a fun project: picking the franchise quarterback for all 32 NFL teams. For some of the teams, the question is obvious. For example, the New England Patriots. For others, like the Green Bay Packers, the choice is not so clear. How about the Chiefs? It’s..." June 30

  • Even Alex Smith says he's 'shocked' by the Chiefs' decision to cut Jeremy Maclin

    CBS Sports "We weren't the only ones shocked by the Chiefs' decision to cut Jeremy Maclin on Friday night. So was the team's starting quarterback. On Saturday, Alex Smith reflected on the roster move. It shouldn't necessarily come as a surprise to learn that Smith isn't exactly happy with the team's..." June 04

  • Alex Smith Thinks Chiefs Aren’t Committed To Him Past 2017

    NFL Trade Rumors "Chiefs QB Alex Smith said that he does not think the team is committed to him after drafting Patrick Mahomes with the No. 10 overall pick. “I think [the Chiefs are] committed to me [only] through this year,” Smith said, via Adam Teicher of ESPN. “That’s just the nature of it. If you don’t go..." May 18

  • Chiefs GM: Team told Alex Smith of intent to draft QB

    NFL.com "So far, the Chiefs and Alex Smith remain simpatico following the club's decision to trade up and draft Smith's eventual successor. Smith maintained during the draft process that the Chiefs were transparent. On Monday, the team's general manager revealed just how open they were about their..." May 08

  • Andy Reid: We love Alex Smith, but he’s getting older

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs coach Andy Reid insists that the decision to trade up in the first round and draft quarterback Patrick Mahomes is not a reflection on the current status of the incumbent starter, Alex Smith. Reid said on PFT Live that Smith is still the starting quarterback and still getting ready to..." May 02

  • Andy Reid explains how he told Alex Smith the Chiefs were drafting a QB

    Fox Sports "The Kansas City Chiefs made one of the biggest moves in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, moving up from 27th to select former Texas Tech star Patrick Mahomes with the 10th overall selection. On Monday's episode of "The Herd," Chiefs head coach Andy Reid explained the team's decision to..." May 01

  • With Alex Smith in fold, Chiefs still open to drafting QBs

    The Topeka Capital-Journal "Alex Smith has seen the young quarterbacks walking through the doors of the Chiefs’ facility the last few weeks, each wanting nothing more than to one day take his job. He’s not worried about it in the least. The veteran quarterback is firmly entrenched as the starter in Kansas City,..." April 26

  • Alex Smith knows the Chiefs will add a QB soon

    The Sports Daily "Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith knows the team will look for a quarterback soon. Smith is a 32-year-old veteran who has been put through the ringer, including five offensive coordinators in as many years while being asked to manage games. So the man understands the realities of the..." April 21

  • Chiefs GM John Dorsey confirms Alex Smith is his quarterback for 2017: 'Case closed'

    CBS Sports "The Kansas City Chiefs are one of the top teams being mentioned when it comes to possible landing spots for likely free agent Tony Romo. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora previously reported K.C. would be one of Romo’s preferred destinations, even though Alex Smith is on the roster...." March 03

  • Chiefs owner backs Alex Smith as team’s starting QB

    Kansas City Star "When the Chiefs lost their opening playoff game to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Jan. 15 at Arrowhead Stadium, plenty of people lined up to criticize the offense, which was the most explosive group of Andy Reid’s tenure but also the most inconsistent. And most of the blame, just like most of the..." February 28

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