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5 lessons we learned in Week 2 of the NFL

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 17 2013 12:52 p.m. MDT

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The Kansas City Chiefs won only two games during the entire season last year, which was the worse in the entire NFL. This year, the Chiefs have won both of their first two games, and look like a completely transformed football team. At the nucleus of the Chief's successful transformation is the new head coach Andy Reid, and former Utah Utes' quarterback Alex Smith.

Since joining the team early in the offseason, Smith has fit in well with the offense and looks like the Alex Smith that played at the University of Utah. The spread offense that Reid runs gives Smith more freedom to dump it off to a running back, tuck the ball in and run with it, or throw it down field.

Smith got a chance to test his offense once again on Sunday as the Chiefs faced off against the Dallas Cowboys. In a nail-biting game, Smith stayed calm and collected as he threw for 223 yards and two touchdowns, leading the Chiefs to a 17-16 victory over the Cowboys. One thing that Smith did that went unnoticed was run the ball well. The defense had a hard time keeping their eye on him, as he rushed for 57 yards.

Behind Smith's legs and arm, the Chiefs look to be in store for an exciting season.
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