January 3, 2014 5:34 PM

Chiefs’ Alex Smith won’t be sidetracked by distractions

Although he won’t acknowledge or even think about it, Alex Smith has as much at stake as anyone in the NFL playoffs after being discarded by the San Francisco 49ers. For the foreseeable future, Smith is going to be compared with current 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, although Smith won’t let it be a distraction.

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