KC Chiefs agree to four-year extension with quarterback Alex Smith

The Chiefs have agreed to a new four-year contract extension with quarterback Alex Smith worth $17 million a season, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Star on Sunday. The agreement, which includes $45 million in guaranteed money, is a significant development for the Chiefs, who no longer face losing Smith to free agency.

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The Star’s 53-man Chiefs roster prediction

With NFL teams mandated to get down from 75 to 53 man by 3 p.m. Saturday, The Star’s Terez Paylor takes a stab at a roster prediction, with the caveat the Chiefs will likely scour the market for upgrades at the backend of the roster.


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Michael Sam cut by Rams, awaits new team

Michael Sam, the former Mizzou All-American defensive end, was cut by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday just before the NFL deadline to reduce rosters to 53 players for opening week.

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KC Chiefs fall to Packers 34-14 in final preseason game

Former Chiefs coach Marty Schottenheimer often quipped, the most easily forgotten game in an NFL season is the final preseason game. And the Chiefs, or more specifically, their backups, played a game they’d like to soon forget in Thursday night’s 34-14 loss to Green Bay’s reserves at historic Lambeau Field.