Alex Smith RUMORS & NEWS

  • Alex Smith’s Future With Chiefs In Doubt?

    Pro Football Rumors "The Chiefs are proponents of quarterback Alex Smith‘s mistake-free style, but they’re skeptical of his ability to help lead them to a championship, according to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report. Therefore, general manager John Dorsey & Co. will use the rest of the campaign to evaluate Smith and could..." November 10

  • Alex Smith to start for Chiefs this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs held quarterback Alex Smith out of Sunday’s victory over the Jaguars despite saying that he did not suffer a concussion after he needed to be evaluated for one twice during their Week Eight game. On Monday, Chiefs coach Andy Reid said that the plan is for Smith to return to the..." November 07

  • Chiefs expect QB Alex Smith to play next week against Panthers

    ESPN "Even though Kansas City ruled out quarterback Alex Smith for Sunday's game in the middle of last week, he is expected to be back behind center and starting next Sunday at Carolina, a team official told ESPN. Smith still is resting and recovering from the head blows he suffered last Sunday..." November 06

  • The Chiefs fully back Andy Reid's cautious approach with Alex Smith

    CBS Sports "Despite Alex Smith remaining asymptomatic of a concussion after taking two significant blows to the head last Sunday, Chiefs coach Andy Reid, with the full support of management, trainers and ownership, opted to sit Kansas City's starting quarterback out this week largely as a precaution, team..." November 06

  • Could Nick Foles take the starting job from Alex Smith?

    Pro Football Talk "Four years ago this month, then-49ers quarterback Alex Smith suffered a concussion. It opened the door for second-year second-rounder Colin Kaepernick, who seized the job and never looked back — at least not until a year or so after Smith had been traded to the Chiefs. Now in his fourth season..." November 05

  • Nick Foles to start vs. Jaguars

    Arrowhead Addict "Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid announced that Alex Smith will not start this weekend despite being concussion-free, giving Nick Foles the nod. This is going to be very interesting. On Wednesday, Reid stepped to the podium and gave what qualifies as a surprising piece of information...." November 02

  • Alex Smith leaves game to be evaluated for concussion "Alex Smith has left the Chiefs' game against the Indianapolis Colts and headed to the locker room to be evaluated for a concussion after a hit to the upper body in the first quarter. Smith's head bounced off the turf after he was hit by linebacker Edwin Jackson on the game's opening drive. Nick..." October 30

  • Chiefs QB Smith returns after suffering ear injury "Alex Smith has returned to the Chiefs' game against the Indianapolis Colts after heading to the locker room to be evaluated for a concussion following a hit to the upper body in the first quarter. Smith does not have a concussion but does have a cut on his ear, which left him questionable to..." October 30

  • Alex Smith leaves for locker room with apparent injury for second time this game "Alex Smith has left the Chiefs' game against the Indianapolis Colts for the locker room for a second time with an apparent injury. Smith's head slammed against the ground as he was sliding on a scramble in the third quarter. Before the second apparent injury, Smith returned to the Chiefs'..." October 30

  • Raiders' Del Rio: Throwing the ball not Alex Smith's strong suit

    San Francisco Chronicle "Alex Smith is 8-1 against the Raiders after Sunday’s win and he married a former Raiderette, so he doesn’t really need their respect. But the Chiefs’ quarterback thoroughly outplayed Raiders counterpart Derek Carr at the Oakland Coliseum, and deserved a little better from Oakland head coach..." October 17

  • Chiefs’ Alex Smith eager to again gash teams with his rushing ability

    Kansas City Star "Early last week, Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith was casually watching a football game in which he saw the quarterback take off and scramble. For a fleeting moment, it felt like a shot to the gut. “I’m like gah, I think I have like zero rushing yards in three games,” said Smith, who actually had..." October 07

  • Chiefs receivers look to get on the same page with Alex Smith

    Kansas City Star "Something has been on Alex Smith’s mind since Sunday. A loss, like the Chiefs’ 19-12 defeat at the hands of the Houston Texans, tends to do that. But the issue nagging at Smith — his general lack of cohesion with his receivers — is unusual, at least since receiver Jeremy Maclin joined the..." September 22

  • Aaron Rodgers says 49ers drafted Alex Smith because he was polite

    The Score "The San Francisco 49ers selection of quarterback Alex Smith over California native Aaron Rodgers at the 2005 NFL Draft has long been a topic of discussion among 49ers fans and NFL observers alike. Rodgers famously slid all the way to 24th overall before the Green Bay Packers scooped him up to..." July 17

  • Chiefs QB Alex Smith says he doesn’t want to call plays in two-minute drill

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs fans can probably remember the final drive of last season. Down 14 points with 6:29 left, it took the Chiefs 16 plays and 5 minutes, 16 seconds to drive 80 yards and put seven points on the board. The drive seemed to plod along as the seconds ticked away, narrowing the Chiefs’ window to..." June 15