Alex Smith Replaces Derek Carr at Pro Bowl: Latest Comments, Reaction

January 17, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Alex Smith of the Kansas City Chiefs will replace the Oakland Raiders' Derek Carr as one of the quarterbacks on the AFC roster for the 2017 Pro Bowl.
Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk passed along word of the change Tuesday. The Chiefs also congratulated their quarterback:
Carr was forced to remove himself from the league's annual All-Star game due to a fractured fibula.
It's the second Pro Bowl selection for Smith. He previously appeared in the 2014 game and connected with DeMarco Murray on a 20-yard touchdown pass with 41 seconds left that, when combined with Mike Tolbert's two-point conversion, helped Team Rice pick up the 22-21 victory.
The 32-year-old Utah product is coming off another efficient season leading the K.C. offense. While he threw only 15 touchdowns in 15 games, a strikingly low number in the current pass-happy era, he completed 67.1 percent of his throws en route to a 91.2 passer rating. He added five rushing TDs.
Smith is coming off a lackluste...

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