KC Chiefs QB Alex Smith completed 29/37 passes against the Houston Texans for 324 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions. He doesn’t have an interception on the season (the Chiefs have just one turnover all year - a fumble on the first play of the season).
This gives Alex 1,391 yards in five games this season and 11 touchdown passes. It’s the best start of his career and one of the best starts in recent memory as you’ll see with these fun stats below.
Alex Smith has a 76.6% completion percentage on the season. That is 5% higher than any other QB— Nathan Jahnke (@PFF_NateJahnke) October 9, 2017
Alex Smith is one of just 2 QBs this season to start every game and not throw an interception yet— Nathan Jahnke (@PFF_NateJahnke) October 9, 2017
Alex Smith has an NFL passer rating of 125.8. No other QB is above 112— Nathan Jahnke (@PFF_NateJahnke) October 9, 2017
Alex Smith (2005-2016)— Scott Barrett (@ScottBarrettDFB) October 9, 2017
4 games with >26 fantasy points
Alex Smith (2017)
3 games with >26 fantasy points
Maybe my favorite part of Alex Smith 017: besides leading NFL in rating (125.8) & sporting 11:0 TD-INT ratio, 8.8 YPA also No. 1. #Chiefs— Arthur Arkush (@ArthurArkush) October 9, 2017
The @Chiefs Alex Smith has completed 76.6% of his passes through five games, the highest such figure since the merger (min. 50 attempts).— Justin Kubatko (@jkubatko) October 9, 2017
Alex Smith is the 1st QB in NFL history to complete 70% of his passes w/ 10+ TDs & 0 INTs through the first 5 weeks (min. 100 att). #Chiefs— Brandon Kiley (@BKSportsTalk) October 9, 2017
Deion Sanders - Primetime! - thinks Alex is the MVP so far this season.
So do a bunch of other people.
Through five weeks of the season Alex Smith is your NFL MVP.— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) October 9, 2017
Story of this game is Alex Smith becoming a front runner for MVP. No, I'm not kidding.— Seth Keysor (@RealMNchiefsfan) October 9, 2017
Alex Smith 29-37, 324 yards, 3 TD, 130.2 QB rating. Where do you put him now in the MVP race?— Matt Derrick (@mattderrick) October 9, 2017