Chiefs' Smith remains unconcerned about contract

5 years 3 weeks 6 days ago Tuesday, August 26 2014 Aug 26, 2014 Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:19:07 PM CDT August 26, 2014 in Football
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said Tuesday that he has not given any thought to breaking off negotiations on a long-term contract, though that remains a distinct possibility with the start of the regular season just a week away.

Smith said earlier in training camp that he wanted to end discussions of a new deal by the time the games count. That happens Sept. 7, when Kansas City opens its season against Tennessee.

Smith is in the final year of the three-year contract he signed with San Francisco, and is due to make $8 million this season. His agent has been speaking to the Chiefs for several months, but the two sides have not been close to an agreement.

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