Is Nick Foles the Best Option at QB for the Surging Kansas City Chiefs?

October 31, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Indianapolis Colts by a score of 30-14, but the narrative around their quarterback situation may end up having more of an impact on their team's season than their 5-2 start.
Against the Colts, starting quarterback Alex Smith, who has been the team's primary starter since 2013, had to leave the game twice with concussion-like symptoms. According to BJ Kissel of of the Chiefs' official website, he had no issue passing the first concussion test but was unable to pass through on his second attempt, which kept him out of the game.
On top of entering the league's concussion protocol this week, Smith also suffered a lacerated ear, according to ESPN.com's Adam Schefter. With its top passer out, it was safe to assume that the Kansas City offense was going to stall, considering the depth of the quarterback position in the league, but its backup, Nick Foles, surprised many with his performance, which featured an average of over 10 yards pe...

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