Smith completed 19 of 30 passes for 255 yards and two touchdowns Sunday against the Bills. He also rushed six times for 35 yards. Smith connected with only four different players on the day, as Jeremy Maclin was dominant, catching nine of 11 targets for 160 yards and a touchdown, while Smith's other score went to tight end Travis Kelce (four catches for 69 yards). It was only the third time this season Smith has thrown for multiple touchdowns in a game. Up next is a Week 13 trip to Oakland to face a Raiders defense that is allowing the third-most passing yards per game this season, though they are 18th in YPA allowed.
Smith completed 20 of 25 passes for 253 yards without and touchdowns in Sunday's 33-3 win at San Diego. He also ran seven times for 33 yards. Smith has thrown for multiple touchdowns in a game just twice this year, although he's adding value as a runner, with 268 rushing yards and one touchdown. Despite the solid stats on the ground, Smith should conceivably have better passing stats with the likes of Jeremy Maclin and Travis Kelce on the roster. It did appear as though Smith hooked up with Kelce on a touchdown pass right before halftime, but the ruling on the field of a score was reversed via replay. The veteran QB does have a favorable schedule the rest of the way, with next week's opponent, Buffalo, probably serving as the stiffest test. However, the Bills haven't defended the pass that well this season, so the matchup isn't as scary as in years past.
Smith completed 17-of-31 passes for 204 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 29-13 win at Denver. He also had six rushes for 33 yards. Smith struggled in the first meeting against Denver in Week 2, and it was looking like another poor fantasy outing, until he threw an 80-yard touchdown to Charcandrick West early in the fourth quarter. He once again had a tough time finishing drives, as Cairo Santos kicked five field goals. The schedule does open up for Smith over the final seven games of the season, facing a string of soft passes defenses, including a juicy matchup with Baltimore in Week 15. Next up for the Chiefs will be the Chargers in San Diego.
Smith completed 18-of-26 passes for 145 yards and two touchdowns Sunday against the Lions in London, and he also rushed five times for a career-high 78 yards and another score. The Chiefs absolutely dominated the Lions, as Smith connected with six different receivers, throwing his touchdowns to tight end Travis Kelce and wideout Jeremy Maclin. Smith has had an issue this season of not throwing into the end zone, but he threw a beautiful 17-yard strike to Maclin in the fourth quarter to put the Chiefs up 38-3. Smith has plenty of weapons as his disposal, even without running back Jamaal Charles (torn ACL), though his hesitancy to throw will cap his fantasy upside. Up next is a Week 10 divisional matchup against the Broncos following a Week 9 bye.
Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith completed 21 of 32 passes for 251 yards and one touchdown Sunday against the Steelers. He also rushed three times for five yards. Playing without top wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, who was held out for one more game after recently recovering from a concussion, Smith connected with seven different receivers, throwing his lone touchdown to Chris Conley. Up next is a Week 8 home game against the Lions.
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