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

10/16/2013 3:17 PM

10/16/2013 3:35 PM

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 Brock LA Rams 1985 7 11-5, lost NFC championship
Brett Favre Minnesota 2009 6 12-4, lost NFC championship
John Hadl LA Rams 1973 6 12-2, lost first-round NFC playoff
Kyle Orton Denver 2009 6 8-8, no playoffs
Alex Smith Chiefs 2013 6 TBD

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