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Alex Smith understands why Chiefs drafted his replacement

May 18th, 2017 at 9:34 AM
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Alex Smith insists he understands why the Chiefs drafted a quarterback. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Back in 2012 with the San Francisco 49ers, Alex Smith found himself replaced under center by a young quarterback. This came despite the fact that he had led the team to a 6-2-1 record that year and was coming off a 13-win 2011 season.

So when his current Kansas City Chiefs team traded up for Patrick Mahomes in the first round of April’s draft, it had to be déjà vu for the former No. 1 overall …

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