Alex Smith completed 14-of-24 passes for 140 yards and two interceptions in the Chiefs' third preseason game Saturday night against the Vikings.
Alex Smith indicated he would not take a "pay-as-you-go" contract like the one Andy Dalton signed with the Bengals.
Walk-year QB Alex Smith said he will table his contract discussions with the Chiefs if they become a distraction.
Speaking Monday, coach Andy Reid confirmed the Chiefs remain in long-term talks with walk-year QB Alex Smith.
Walk-year QB Alex Smith remains hopeful of signing a long-term agreement with the Chiefs.
ESPN's Adam Teicher believes it will be "difficult" for the Chiefs to maintain the same level of passing success they enjoyed down the stretch last season.
ESPN's Adam Teicher doesn't expect the Chiefs to offer Alex Smith more than $15 million annually.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid is confident the team will work out a long-term deal with Alex Smith.
Sources tell NFL Network's Ian Rapoport the Chiefs are willing to franchise tag Alex Smith in 2015 if no long-term contract is reached.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports contract-year QB Alex Smith is asking the Chiefs for "top-tier" quarterback money in an extension.
Updating an earlier item, the Kansas City Star reports extension talks between the Chiefs and Alex Smith have been "almost nonexistent."
ESPN's Ed Werder reported on NFL Insiders that there are "substantial differences" between what the Chiefs are willing to pay Alex Smith on a long-term contract, and what Smith expects.
Only 26 percent of Alex Smith's 2013 pass attempts traveled beyond the first-down marker, the lowest percentage in football last season.
In a radio interview, Chiefs GM John Dorsey expressed confidence the team and Alex Smith will get a deal done.