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Alex Smith high on list of QBs with most wins to start a season on new teams

  • Published Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at 3:25 p.m.
  • Updated Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at 3:35 p.m.

With a victory on Sunday against the Houston Texans, Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith would become the second NFL quarterback since the merger in 1970 to open his first season with a team by winning his first seven starts.

Player Team Year Wins Season
Dieter BrockLA Rams1985711-5, lost NFC championship
Brett FavreMinnesota2009612-4, lost NFC championship
John HadlLA Rams1973612-2, lost first-round NFC playoff
Kyle OrtonDenver200968-8, no playoffs
Alex SmithChiefs20136TBD

| Randy Covitz, rcovitz@kcstar.com

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