August 26, 2013 12:00 AM

It hasn’t been smooth road for Chiefs QB Alex Smith

Alex Smith is only 29, but he has already seen so much. He has worked through the guilt and anger and depression of his best friend’s suicide. He has been the NFL’s No. 1 overall draft pick, and he’s been benched. He is a model philanthropist. He’s been booed and cheered and paid and left out and traded. And now he’s the Chiefs’ cornerstone at quarterback.

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