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QB Alex Smith on first day of minicamp: 'Some good, some bad'

QB Alex Smith on first day of minicamp: 'Some good, some bad'

kansascity.com Updated Apr 16, 2013
Not everything was as perfect for quarterback Alex Smith Tuesday as the Chiefs began a three-day minicamp, but all things considered, Smith, in his first time throwing in a practice setting to any of the Chiefs receivers, will take it.
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  • Reid, Chiefs open minicamp without Albert

    Reid, Chiefs open minicamp without Albert

    ESPN.com Apr 16, 2013
    Alex Smith threw passes to Dwayne Bowe and Jon Baldwin. Jamaal Charles took handoffs and sprinted through the line of scrimmage. The Kansas City Chiefs' defense did everything it could to stop them short of making the tackle.
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  • Gruden: Chiefs should draft Luke Joeckel

    Gruden: Chiefs should draft Luke Joeckel

    ESPN.com kansascity.com Apr 16, 2013
    If Jon Gruden was making the No. 1 pick for the Kansas City Chiefs in next week’s NFL draft, his choice would be the player who is currently expected to be the choice -- Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel. Gruden explained in an ESPN conference call his
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  • Meet the 23 players slated to attend opening round of NFL Draft

    Meet the 23 players slated to attend opening round of NFL Draft

    kansascity.com Apr 16, 2013
    The list of players hoping to be selected in the first round of the draft -- and brave (or confident enough to attend next week) -- stands at 23.
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  • Video - State of the Franchise: Kansas City Chiefs 04:18

    State of the Franchise: Kansas City Chiefs

    Apr 16
    Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson joins "NFL Total Access" to discuss Kansas City's outlook for the 2013 season.
  • Video - Should the Kansas City Chiefs draft Eric Fisher or Luke Joeckel? 02:00

    Should the Kansas City Chiefs draft Eric Fisher or Luke Joeckel?

    Apr 16
    The Kansas City Chiefs are rumored to be drafting an offensive tackle with the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. Will it be Luke Joeckel or Eric Fisher?

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