All six Kansas City Chiefs OL grades from divisional round victory

How did the Chiefs OL perform this past weekend?

Buffalo Bills v Kansas City Chiefs
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2. RG Trey Smith

Trey Smith
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Grade: 89.5/100

I have not always been the biggest Trey Smith fan, but he certainly impressed me on Sunday. A sixth-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, Smith has been a major steal for general manager Brett Veach. The national hype may have stalled about him, but Smith is likely in his best season yet for the Chiefs. Smith's calling card is his run blocking, but his pass blocking impressed me the most on Sunday.

He smoothly moved between Taylor on his right and Humphrey on his left. The Bills did not bring many late blitzes, but Smith handled the defenders easily when they targeted him. The Bills' interior defensive line fields some gargantuan players in DaQuan Jones and Linval Joseph. While neither are in their primes, they are still massive human beings capable of plugging one or two gaps.

Smith was able to move both players out of their assignments on key runs, whether it was on power plays or gap runs. This may not seem like a significant achievement, but Smith was able to outsmart the Bills defense when he needed to, regardless of the play call.