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.
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.
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.
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…
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.