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Chiefs' Andy Reid, John Dorsey react to Alex Smith's new contract

What they're saying about Alex Smith's new deal.

Jamie Squire

The reactions have been coming in quickly ever since news broke the Kansas City Chiefs were signing Alex Smith to a 4-year, $68 million extension with $45 million guaranteed. You can log your vote right here as to whether it was the right move or not.

I have collected some of the reactions to the contract extension below. As you'd expect, the reactions range from one extreme to the other -- this was the best or worst deal of all time.

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Here's what the Chiefs said about the new contract:

"It was a priority of ours to get this deal done and keep Alex in a Chiefs uniform long-term," Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said in a statement. "Alex is a proven leader on and off the field. He is a special individual with a lot of ability, and we are fortunate to have him here."

"John and his staff along with Tom and his group have worked hard to get this deal done. They've done a nice job," Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid said in a statement. "Alex is a smart, talented football player that has adapted well to our offensive scheme. He also, obviously, has had a tremendous amount of success as a quarterback in this league. We as a team are very happy to have Alex as our quarterback moving forward."

Photo via the Chiefs

More reactions below.

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