5 Takeaways from Alex Smith’s Explosive Week 15 Performance

December 17, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs are riding a two-game win streak heading into Week 16 and look more in sync than ever. Smith's ability to lead a team before this season was questioned by some, but at this point it's clear he's the quarterback of this team and can lead them to the promised land.
He had a huge day last Sunday against the Oakland Raiders, completing 17 of 20 passes for 287 and five touchdowns with zero interceptions. We learned many things from his performance, but none more important than the fact that he's the real deal.
More than a game manager
Smith has been dubbed a game manager on many occasions, but his stats this season are proving otherwise. This past game against the Raiders was his best game this season (maybe ever) and showed that he has more tools than the traditional game manager.
It's more than the numbers, though; his ball placement was on point and did well in getting it out of his hands quickly. Now that he's g...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments