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Camp notes: Kansas City Chiefs, Alex Smith seeking contract middle ground

By Jason La Canfora

Excerpt from CBSSports.com

"ST. JOSEPH, MO ‐‐ The negotiations between the Chiefs and quarterback Alex Smith are ongoing, with the dialogue maintaining on a regular basis and the team looking for creative ways to secure him for the future, according to several sources. To this point, however, they haven't been able to bridge a few gaps, but the Chiefs are willing to cut into their considerable cap space to strike a deal, and there are no plans to stop exchanging proposals.

Smith has said he would cut off negotiations if they became a distraction, but that's unlikely to be the case here. Smith is as smart as they come, and he has a power agent, Tom Condon, handling the business of the negotiations. Talks have remained cordial between Condon and general manager John Dorsey and there is an interest on both sides to find common group ... that's just particularly tricky at the quarterback position…" READ MORE…

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