Alex Smith

Looking at the Keys to Andy Reid’s Success in Kansas City

by Debbie Baratz • November 8, 2013

After finishing with a league-low 2-14 record in 2012, the Kansas City Chiefs cleaned house in the off-season with its personnel and players. Change has been good for this team as they sit at 9-0 entering Week 10 and some of it can be attributed to new head coach Andy Reid. What has been the […]


Broncos, Chiefs and the Saints: Team With the Best Shot at Going Undefeated?

by Debbie Baratz • October 12, 2013

As the NFL enters Week 6, three teams remain undefeated: the Denver Broncos, the Kansas Chiefs and the New Orleans Saints. It’s always a huge feat to go undefeated week-to-week but to do so for an entire season is even less frequent as the 1972 Miami Dolphins were the last team to do so. With […]


49ers Trade Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs

by Debbie Baratz • February 27, 2013

So much for a¬†decision has not been made on what to do with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith. The veteran player is headed to the Midwest to play for the Kansas City Chiefs. On Wednesday, the two teams agreed to the trade. However, it won’t become official until the league year starts on March […]


49ers Trying to Trade Smith, Barkley Impresses At the Combine

by Debbie Baratz • February 25, 2013

So much for San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke saying last week that the team had not decided whether they will trade quarterback Alex Smith. Now on Monday, ESPN’s Adam Shefter is reporting that the team is conducting talks to trade Smith and there has been some interest from teams. This includes the Kansas […]


Chiefs Not Opposed to Trading First Pick, 49ers Smith Unlikely to Be Let Go

by Debbie Baratz • February 22, 2013

The Kansas City Chiefs have the first draft pick and speculation has been rising about their potential selection. On Thursday, coach Andy Reid possibly increased it by saying the team would be willing to trade it. At the Scouting Combine, Reid said via NFL.com,¬†“Listen, yeah, we’re going to evaluate everything. We’re just not going to […]


Offseason QB Trades: 49ers Smith, Jets Tebow to Find New 2013 Teams?

by Debbie Baratz • February 3, 2013

After seeing the rise of his fellow quarterback, San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick, former starter Alex Smith will reportedly be traded by his team. ESPN reported the story on Sunday and wrote the player should see a good demand for his services in this upcoming season that doesn’t offer a wealth of quarterbacks to choose […]


Smith Unlikely To Return to 49ers, Rice Likes that Ravens Are The Underdogs

by Debbie Baratz • January 30, 2013

No surprise here, but San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith is unlikely to return to the team next season and no, he still doesn’t like talking about the turn his season took after his concussion. At Wednesday’s Super Bowl media days, Smith had again been asked about his benching and said via NFL.com, “I mean, […]


NFL QB Update: Vick Out Again, No Answer from 49ers, Cutler Moving Forward

by Debbie Baratz • November 24, 2012

With the season looking bleaker every week, the Philadelphia Eagles (3-7) have one with bad news: starting quarterback Michael Vick is out this week against the Carolina Panthers on Monday night. Backup quarterback Nick Foles will again take over the reins. Last week against the Washington Redskins, Foles was 21 for 46, 204 yards, zero […]


49ers Smith Uncertain for Monday, Roethlisberger Likely Out for Three Weeks

by Debbie Baratz • November 18, 2012

On Friday, the Chicago Bears announced that quarterback Jay Cutler was out for Monday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. The opposing team still held out hope its quarterback Alex Smith, also suffering from a concussion, could take the field. After practicing on Saturday, Smith remains uncertain. He is still waiting for clearance to play […]


Cutler Still Not Practicing, 49ers Harbaugh Undergoes Heart Procedure

by Debbie Baratz • November 16, 2012

On Thursday, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler did not return to practice, raising expectations that he will not play on Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers. With actions speaking louder than words, earlier this week, the Bears re-signed former back up quarterback Josh McCown on Tuesday as extra insurance. Bears coach Lovie Smith said […]