Chiefs QB Alex Smith has shoulder strain, is expected to be fine

Monday October 27th, 2014

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has a shoulder strain, Kansas City head coach Andy Reid told reporters Monday. Reid said Smith should be "fine."

Reid said that Smith's shoulder "is a little tender," and that the injury occurred late in the first half of Sunday's win over the Rams. Smith continued playing and completed 24-of-28 passes for 226 yards in the game.

The Chiefs carry two other quarterbacks on their roster: Chase Daniels and rookie Aaron Murray.

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Smith, 30, was 11-4 as the Chiefs' starter last season, with a career-high 23 passing touchdowns.

Kansas City is 4-3 this season and plays the Jets at home in Week 9.

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