Podcast: Extending Alex Smith can help build the Chiefs defense


On this episode of Roughing the Kicker, Joshua Brisco helps the Chiefs create salary cap room, looks at prime candidates to receive the franchise tag, pits Sean Smith and Eric Berry against each other, explains why an Alex Smith contract extension could answer a lot of the Chiefs’ cap questions and recaps way-too-early mock drafts that point to an interesting potential first round for the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Alex Smith is fabulously polarizing. Eric Fisher is predominantly dreaded. Sean Smith will demand a huge contract. Eric Berry is universally loved. Why is it that I want to give new contracts to Smith, Fisher and Smith before locking down Berry’s future? Find out that and much more on this episode of Roughing the Kicker.

Plus: John Dorsey has a type. More accurately, a tendency in the first round of the NFL draft. Eric Fisher, Dee Ford and Marcus Peters all fall into this mold, but the Chiefs’ first-round pick is as uncertain as it’s been since Dorsey and Reid arrived in Kansas City.

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