Alex Smith: Kansas City Chiefs will try to extend quarterback this offseason

Alex Smith had a wildly successful first season as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs. He led the team to an 11-5 record and a postseason berth after a 2-14 season in 2012. Combined with new head coach Andy Reid, Smith completely remade Kansas City’s offense into a dangerous unit. And now, the Chiefs apparently want to make sure he’s around longer.

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Previewing Andy Reid’s Return to Philly in TNF Showdown

Andy Reid’s return to the City of Brotherly Love also includes another dual-threat quarterback in Alex Smith.

Although Smith’s mobility pales in comparison to that of Michael Vick, he’s arguably a better passer in terms of accuracy and decision-making. It’s also a matchup of two stellar ball-carriers in LeSean McCoy and Jamaal Charles.

2013 NFL Predictions: AFC West Preview

Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos enter the 2013 NFL season as the AFC West favorites.

At the same time, this is pro football’s weakest division. Therefore, the Broncos will be expected to dominate game after game against their AFC West rivals. Because of those expectations, it’s reasonable to anticipate the rest of the division bringing their A-game when facing Manning and co.

NFL Week 17 Spread Picks: 16 Games, 16 Takes

By December we have a pretty good idea on who is surging, and who is just playing out the string. This leaves us with one last glorious regular season NFL Sunday, with all 32 teams playing, and the best opportunity yet to put NFL Red Zone into overdrive. Here is my personal take on all 16 games…

Andy Reid Enters Bye Week With 10 Weeks of Probation Ahead

The debacle that was the ‘Dream Team’ in 2011 pushed Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid closer to the unemployment line than ever before in his 13 seasons in the City of Brotherly Love. Through six weeks the Eagles are 3-3 and right on pace for Reid to be on the outs come January.

Pink Slip Virus – 10 More NFL Coaches Who Could Get Fired By The End Of The Season…

In a league where results are being demanded as swiftly as ever, no less than three National Football League coaches have been axed in a two-week period. Kurt Allen provides a list of 10 more coaches that are skating on thin ice and could be asked to leave before the end of the year.

NFL “Suck For Luck” Power Rankings: Week 11

Here are this week’s Suck For Luck Power Rankings, which feature the obvious team at #1, a surprise at #2, and then a number of disappointing underachievers after that.

6 Bold NFL Predictions For 2011 (Including Playoff Picks)

Feeling rather emboldened by how his bold predictions for 2010 turned out, Jerod is back at it with six bold predictions for the 2011 NFL season, which includes his playoff picks (which include, yes, the Lions).

Andy Reid: the Smartest Man in the World (In His Own Mind)

Andy Reid recently promoted Juan Castillo, his offensive line coach of the past 13 years….to Defensive Coordinator. This move just reeks of Reid thinking he is smarter and knows better than anybody else.

Week 9’s Funniest Anecdote: ‘Andrew Ried’ Vintage 1971 PP&K Footage

The list of PP&K alumni over the years includes Brett Favre, Drew Bledsoe, Matt Stover, and Vinny Testeverde. Oh, and a rather large young man And someone who once went under the handle of “Andrew Ried”….

The Single Most Important and Impressive Stat About NFL Week 9

The Philadelphia Eagles return to action after a bye in Week 8 to face the Indianapolis Colts. Under head coach Andy Reid, the Eagles have a rather remarkable record coming off the bye week.

NFC Playoffs Wild Card Round Preview: Eagles-Cowboys Spread, Pick, and Analysis

Before week 17, when Wade Phillips and the Cowboys trounced Philly in Dallas, the Eagles had won six straight. So was last Sunday’s stinker a blip on the radar or a sign of things to come for Andy Reid’s team?