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Should the Chiefs move on from Alex Smith? They at least need to think about it

This is the first year the Kansas City Chiefs can replace starting quarterback Alex Smith and gain salary cap space. He’s not as bad as many believe, and not quite as good as some inside the Chiefs promote him to be. But the Chiefs owe it to themselves to see if they can improve.

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Travis Kelce, Chiefs defend Eric Fisher after two-point try wiped out by holding

After a holding call on Eric Fisher negated a game-tying two-point conversion by the Chiefs in their 18-16 loss to the Steelers in an AFC Divisional playoff game Sunday, Fisher’s teammates were quick to come to his defense in the locker room after the game. Instead of blasting Fisher, they directed their frustration at the official who made the call (Travis Kelce’s said referee Carl Cheffers isn’t, ahem, qualified to work at Foot Locker).

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Chiefs’ divisional-round struggles continue with 18-16 loss to Steelers

The weather was cold and rainy; the sky overcast, dark and foggy. The backdrop for the Chiefs’ AFC Divisional playoff game against Pittsburgh on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium was classic January football, the kind of weather old-school football lovers could only dream of. Unfortunately for the Chiefs, the Steelers — a battled-tested group led by a two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback and a Super Bowl-winning coach — were more prepared to win that type of battle.

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Killer B’s spell curtains for Chiefs

Outside linebacker Justin Houston returned to the lineup for the Chiefs after missing the final two regular season games, but it wasn’t enough for the Chiefs to overcome the Steelers, who won the AFC Divisional playoff game 18-16.

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Andy Reid on Fisher's holding call and the end of the season

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid disagreed with the holding penalty called on Eric Fisher in the playoff loss to Pittsburgh and also recapped the team's season.
David Eulitt The Kansas City Star
Andy Reid on Fisher's holding call and the end of the season 2:57

Andy Reid on Fisher's holding call and the end of the season

Chiefs players pack up lockers at end of season 2:10

Chiefs players pack up lockers at end of season

Andy Reid addresses Alex Smith's future as Chiefs' starting QB 1:45

Andy Reid addresses Alex Smith's future as Chiefs' starting QB

Dee Ford on the Chiefs' playoff loss 1:46

Dee Ford on the Chiefs' playoff loss

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