7/3 Headlines: Alex Smith Season in Review

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Alex Smith deserves better QB ranking

By Adam Teicher

Excerpt from ESPN.com

"For those who have ESPN Insider access, Mike Sando has an interesting piece ranking the NFL's starting quarterbacks 1 through 32. Sando spoke with general managers, coaches and scouts and the 26 of them ranked the quarterbacks for him.

Alex Smith of the Kansas City Chiefs ranked 18th. It was a mild surprise to see Smith rated so low. I figured after the way he finished last season (Smith completed 66.5 percent of his passes for 1,422 yards, 16 touchdowns and three interceptions over his final six games) and without great talent around him (other than Jamaal Charles), he might deserve a couple of spots better…" READ MORE…

The best images from this summer's OTAs.

For the Chiefs, healthy and good beats the pants off lucky and good

By Sean Keeler

Excerpt from FOX Sports Kansas City

"KANSAS CITY, Mo. ‐‐ There are exceptions to every rule in the NFL, except this one: Healthy and good beats the pants off lucky and good any day of the week.

Especially Sundays…" READ MORE…

Washburn football to play Northwest Missouri at Arrowhead Stadium

By Rick Peterson Jr.

Excerpt from The Topeka Capital‐Journal

"The Washburn football team is getting the chance to jump into one of the marquee events in Division II athletics.

Washburn and Northwest Missouri State announced Wednesday the schools have reached an agreement to move their Nov. 15 football game to Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo…" [ READ MORE…](http://m.cjonline.com/sports/2014-07-02/washburn-football-play-northwest-missouri-arrowhead-stadium?v=48 min 6 sec ago)

Tweet of the Day

Check out the top #Chiefs social media posts from the past week. VIEW: http://t.co/TzM1SQ24Y1 pic.twitter.com/hxPP2HtIMa — Kansas City Chiefs (@KCChiefs) July 2, 2014

Around the League Tweets

ProFootballTalk - @ProFootballTalk: Giants want John Jerry to push for starting job ‪http://wp.me/p14QSB-9vPR

NFL - @nfl: "Few DL in NFL history have put together two seasons like Watt has over the last two years." ‪http://on.nfl.com/1mLUdpm

Ian Rapoport - @RapSheet: How will ‪#Bills make up for the loss of Kiko Alonso? Source: BUF is confident in the LB depth, don't believe they need to acquire a starter

NFL - @nfl: The Top 100 Players of 2014 (#20-11): ‪http://on.nfl.com/1pYmTzf ‪#NFLTop100

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