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Chiefs QB Alex Smith Returns To Game After Being Evaluated For Concussion

Update:

Chiefs QB Alex Smith took another hit after returning the to the game and has since been ruled out with a concussion.

Nick Foles is back in the game for the Chiefs at quarterback.

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The Kansas City Chiefs announced that Alex Smith has cleared concussion protocol and just has a cut on his ear.

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Chiefs QB Alex Smith was taken to the locker room in the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the Colts and is being evaluated for a concussion.

Veteran QB Nick Foles has replaced Smith as the team’s starting quarterback.

32, is a former first-round pick of the 49ers back in 2005. After seven years in San Francsisco, Smith was traded to the Chiefs in 2013.

Smith is currently in the third year of his five-year, $76 million contract that includes $45 million guaranteed and stands to make a base salary of $14.1 million for the 2016 season.

Entering today’s game, Smith has thrown for 1,511 yards while completing 67.8 percent of his passes to go along with seven touchdowns and two interceptions.

We’ll have more regarding Smith as the news is available.