August 6, 2013 12:39 PM

Alex Smith, Chiefs want to create momentum in preseason opener

Alex Smith, who has set winning a championship as a goal, can’t take a meaningful step toward winning the Vince Lombardi Trophy for the Chiefs merely by playing well in Friday night’s preseason opener against the Saints in New Orleans. But Smith and the Chiefs can create some offensive momentum, something that’s been elusive for them with different quarterbacks the past two seasons.

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