Alex Smith, Chiefs agree to four-year extension

The Kansas City Chiefs and quarterback Alex Smith have agreed to a four-year extension worth $68 million that includes $45 million in guaranteed money, per Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star.

As he was entering the final year of his contract, that means he is now under contract through the 2018 season.

In his first season in Kansas City with Andy Reid, Smith threw for 3,313 yards and 23 touchdowns, both of which were career highs, with only seven interceptions. In addition, he rushed for a career-high 431 yards and a touchdown.

A surprise top-10 finisher in fantasy points last season, it's unlikely that Smith duplicates that level of production this year, but he is a solid QB2. He's 20th in my 2014 preseason fantasy football quarterback rankings.

With limited options in the receiving corps led by Dwayne Bowe, who is suspended for Week 1, Smith will continue to heavily target Jamaal Charles out of the backfield and Travis Kelce could be poised for a breakout season.

DraftKings: Open an account and get a 100% deposit bonus (up to $600).






Check Out the Most Recent Posts on The Daily Blitz

POLL: Will DeMarco Murray rush for 100+ Yards in Week 8? Oct 21, 2014
Fantasy Football Rest-of-Season (ROS) Rankings: Weeks 8 to 16 Oct 21, 2014
Week 8 NFL Picks Against the Spread (ATS): Trifone Oct 21, 2014
Reggie Wayne (elbow) may "miss a game or two" Oct 21, 2014
Report: Pierre Thomas (shoulder) to miss the next 2-3 weeks Oct 21, 2014
2014 Fantasy Football QB Strength of Schedule (SOS): Weeks 8 to 16 Oct 21, 2014
2014 Fantasy Football RB Strength of Schedule (SOS): Weeks 8 to 16 Oct 21, 2014
2014 Fantasy Football WR Strength of Schedule (SOS): Weeks 8 to 16 Oct 21, 2014
2014 Fantasy Football TE Strength of Schedule (SOS): Weeks 8 to 16 Oct 21, 2014
2014 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 8 Oct 20, 2014


TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://eatdrinkandsleepfootball.com/blog-mt/mt-tb.fcgi/5062

Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)






Our FREE Week 8 Fantasy Football Contest
Want to win one of our site's t-shirts for free?

>> Enter our free Week 8 contest.

(Spots in the contest are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis up until kickoff on Sunday.)