And the passing with Alex Smith is good enough. I mean it’s not a great passing game, but it’s good enough to get some first downs, keep the ball moving, you know, do all those things. So it’s put together differently from a West Coast-coached team, but there is a model for that. Remember the Baltimore Ravens and, like I said, the Chicago Bears.”
The Oakland Raiders lose their winning momentum against the Kansas City Chiefs at the loudest stadium, the Arrowhead Stadium.
The Oakland Raiders have a tough match this Sunday against their undefeated AFC West rivals, the Kansas City Chiefs, at the Arrowhead Stadium.
Alex Smith is on pace to throw for 3,828 yards and 28 touchdowns; both would be career highs. And in what must feel especially gratifying, he’s thrown for more yards and TDs with fewer interceptions than Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback who took his job in SF.
Alex Smith has flourished since getting traded from San Francisco, joining Joe Montana and Mike Livingston as the only Chiefs quarterbacks to win their first four starts. Smith threw his first two picks of the season against New York, but also threw three touchdown passes.
Coming off an embarrassing loss to the Seattle Seahawks Sunday night, the San Francisco 49ers face the Indianapolis Colts at Candlestick Sunday afternoon. “You don’t have a lot of time to pout,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
Every year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”
Super Bowl contenders upgraded their rosters either by trade or free agency. Losing teams added talent in the hopes of making a run at the playoffs. Here are 10 of the most noteworthy moves.
Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith struggled against his former team, and backup San Francisco quarterback B.J. Daniels threw a late touchdown pass to give the 49ers a 15-13 victory over Kansas City in a preseason game Friday night.
Alex Smith treads carefully when subject of the San Francisco 49ers is broached. He politely talks about the positive days he spent with them, and then seems to usher along the conversation whenever their divorce is brought up.