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Kansas City Chiefs


Alex Smith

Alex Smith - #11 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 217 lbs.
Birthday 05/07/1984
Birthplace Seattle, WA
College Utah
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 1st round, 1st pick by 49ers

Report: Chiefs land former Jets RB Jones

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have found the big, powerful back they were searching for, signing Thomas Jones to a two-year, $5 million contract on Tuesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Report: Chiefs re-sign WR Chambers

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
The Chiefs re-signed WR Chris Chambers, an unrestricted free agent, to a three-year contract on Monday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The deal is reportedly worth $15 million, with $5.9 million guaranteed.

Pioli, Haley both looking for improvement from Bowe

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 12:53 a.m. ET
While speaking to the media at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli and head coach Todd Haley each addressed a host of topics, but both were asked about one player in particular: WR Dwayne Bowe.

Chiefs re-sign WR Copper

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have re-signed WR Terrance Copper, the team announced Saturday.

Chiefs sign Vrabel to extension

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have signed OLB Mike Vrabel to a contract extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

AFC West team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The trade of Brandon Marshall has left the Broncos with a huge hole to fill at wide receiver. PFW continues its series examining the needs of each team with a look at the AFC West.

Chiefs pick up Palko

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Chiefs further bolstered their quarterback stable on Wednesday, signing free-agent Tyler Palko.

Chiefs cut WR Darling, RB Savage

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Wednesday that they have released WR Devard Darling and RB Dantrell Savage.

Haley: Weis will run 'our' playbook

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Charlie Weis is coming to Kansas City, but he won't be bringing his playbook with him.

Pioli: Coaching chemistry critical to Chiefs' success

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Before the Chiefs embark on free agency or the draft process in 2010, they are already well ahead of where they were a year ago in the mind of general manager Scott Pioli.

Chiefs hire new strength coach and director of football administration

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have hired Mike Clark as their strength and conditioning coach and Trip MacCracken as the team's director of football administration.

Chiefs release Goff, re-sign Gutierrez, Smith

Posted Feb. 24, 2010 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Wednesday that the club has released veteran OG Mike Goff. The Chiefs also re-signed QB Matt Gutierrez and RB Kolby Smith.

Chiefs finalize coaching staff with three hires

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Monday that they have finalized their coaching staff for the 2010 season, hiring Bernie Parmalee, Emmitt Thomas and Otis Smith.

Chiefs further shake up coaching staff

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
The Chiefs have officially let go of defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast and also announced other changes to their coaching staff late Thursday.

Age aside, Chiefs may push to keep WR Chambers

Posted Jan. 28, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
While it was thought a couple of months back that there wasn't much chance the Chiefs would retain 31-year-old WR Chris Chambers in 2010, the stretch run of the '09 season might have changed their mind.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
The San Francisco 49ers made their trade of Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs official on Tuesday, nearly two weeks after the two sides agreed to it.||||||| The 49ers will receive the Chiefs' second-round pick, 34th overall, and a conditional choice in next year's draft, a person familiar with the terms told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the terms were not disclosed. Smith must still pass a physical for the trade to be completed.
Posted Feb. 27, 2013
A person with knowledge of the trade tells The Associated Press that the Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to acquire Smith from San Francisco.||||||| The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the trade does not become official until March 12, when the NFL's new business year begins. Smith lost his starting job to Colin Kaepernick after sustaining a concussion Nov. 11. Kaepernick played well, and coach Jim Harbaugh stuck with him even when Smith was healthy.
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is sticking with Colin Kaepernick as his starter under center - for now, anyway - as his team prepares for Sunday's home game with the Miami Dolphins. And, no, Alex Smith isn't out of this mix yet, either.||||||| A day after a 16-13 overtime loss at St. Louis, Harbaugh accepted the blame for the fourth-quarter pitch that was fumbled by Kaepernick and led to Janoris Jenkins' 2-yard fumble return for a touchdown and ensuing 2-point conversion that tied the game. Harbaugh didn't call the play, but relayed it through the headset to Kaepernick. Harbaugh says he saw positives in the way Kaepernick responded after the mistakes.
Posted Nov. 28, 2012
Coach Jim Harbaugh made the announcement Wednesday that Colin Kaepernick would go Sunday at St. Louis over Alex Smith after the second-year pro led the NFC West-leading Niners (8-2-1) to victories in the past two games, his first two NFL starts.||||||| Smith, the 2005 No. 1 overall draft pick, hardly looked happy on the sideline during Sunday's win over the Saints after being medically cleared from a concussion suffered in the first half of a 24-24 tie against St. Louis on Nov. 11.
Posted Nov. 17, 2012
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith has been declared out for Monday night's game against Chicago with a concussion. Team medical director Dr. Dan Garza evaluated Smith, who was hurt eight days ago against St. Louis.||||||| The 49ers will start second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who replaced Smith in the 24-24 tie with the Rams last week. Smith practiced on a limited basis during the week, but could not pass tests under the NFL's concussion treatment protocol to allow him back on the field against Chicago. Smith has made 28 consecutive starts and led the 49ers to a 6-2-1 record this season. He was left midway through the second quarter of last week's tie with St. Louis.

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