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Tagged: Alex Smith (27 Results)

Fantasy News: Jay Gruden profile

For fantasy purposes, I consider Jay Gruden to be the more appealing of the Gruden brothers. I like the way he attacks defenses, and there are no concerns about him being away from the sideline for years.   more »



Smith developing trust in WR Crowder

New Washington quarterback ALEX SMITH may already have a favorite target in slot receiver JAMISON CROWDER. Smith said recently that Crowder is “super talented”, with “great feel, instincts, and vision”. Smith has developed trust with Crowder quickly, making him someone to keep an eye on in fantasy drafts.


Factoid: Alex Smith

We were talking earlier in the day about Alex Smith’s ability (or inability) to connect on downfield throws, and let me weigh in on that. I’ve got the numbers in front of me now.  more »


Trivia: April 9, 2018

Alex Smith and Vernon Davis were both first-round picks in San Francisco. They played there together for years. Now they’re both with Washington. When was the last time two players were selected in the first round by one team, connected on a touchdown for said team, then combined for a touchdown with a different franchise? answer »


Washington trades for backup QB Hogan

Washington completed a trade with the Cleveland Browns that will bring quarterback KEVIN HOGAN to the team. Hogan actually started one game for the winless Browns last season but he is likely to compete with COLT MCCOY in Washington for the backup job behind new starter ALEX SMITH.

Source: Washington Post

Factoid: Washington's offense

Washington has traded out Kirk Cousins for Alex Smith, but I think the more notable guy there is Jay Gruden. When he’s orchestrating an offense, passing production tends to be good.  more »


Factoid: Alex Smith in Washington

The 2017 season is in the rearview mirror (barely) so we can start looking forward to 2018. The Eagles are the Super Bowl champions, and if form holds, they’ll open the season at home in the league’s kickoff game. Possible opponents include the Falcons, Panthers, Texans, Colts and Vikings, as well as their three divisional opponents – Dallas, New York, Washington.   more »



Cousins says Alex Smith trade was a surprise

Washington quarterback KIRK COUSINS said he was surprised to learn of the trade his team made this week to acquire ALEX SMITH from Kansas City. With Smith now on board in Washington, Cousins will be looking for a new team when he becomes a free agent on March 14th.


Podcast: February 2 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan goes ballistic in Hawaii, Mr. Smith goes to Washington and the podcast stops off in Arizona and Tennessee en route to Super Bowl LII. Sponsored by The Draft Kit (Super Bowl Props Game available now at and DraftKings.  more »

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Mr. Smith goes to Washington

Kansas City has reached an agreement to trade veteran quarterback ALEX SMITH to Washington. While the trade can’t be officially completed until March 14th, the deal appears to be in place.More Smith will become the likely starter in Washington while Kansas City appears to be ready to move forward with youngster PATRICK MAHOMES. Less

Source: Kansas City Star

Podcast: January 5 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff ring in the new year with rotating coaches, developing quarterbacks and a game-by-game preview of the Wild Card round of the NFL playoffs. Sponsored by DraftKings.  more »


Mahomes to make first NFL start

Kansas City rookie quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES will make his first NFL start against the Denver Broncos on Sunday. With Kansas City locked into the fourth seed in the AFC playoffs, coachMore Andy Reid made the decision to rest starter ALEX SMITH while getting Mahomes some work. It’s possible that Reid will take the same approach with running back KAREEM HUNT, wide receiver TYREEK HILL, and tight end TRAVIS KELCE – making each a fantasy risk to close out the regular season. Less

Source: Kansas City Star

Mailbag: December 8, 2017

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Making sense of the various statistical tools. What is the long-term value of Alvin Kamara? Is Stefon Diggs overdue for a rebound? And what to make of Ricky Seals-Jones. more »



Smith throws 4 touchdowns vs. Jets

Kansas City quarterback ALEX SMITH returned to his early-season form on Sunday against the New York Jets, throwing 4 touchdowns for fantasy owners that stuck with him. Prior to Sunday’s game, Smith had struggled and speculation had increased regarding rookie backup PATRICK MAHOMES possibly taking over.



Reid not planning to bench struggling QB Smith

Kansas City quarterback ALEX SMITH continues to struggle while promising rookie PATRICK MAHOMES remains on the bench. Fantasy owners shouldn’t expect things to change anytime soon, with head coach Andy Reid saying that he has no plans to make a change at quarterback.


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