Chiefs' OC: Alex Smith best QB

Updated: August 1, 2013, 2:24 PM ET
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The Kansas City Chiefs paid a steep price to acquire Alex Smith this offseason, but according to offensive coordinator Doug Pederson, Kansas City got a steal. Pederson considers the quarterback the best in the NFL.

"Ultimately, every team has to have a quarterback," Pederson told The Kansas City Star. "I think we have the best in the league."

That's high praise considering some of the star quarterbacks in the NFL. Smith finished seventh in Total QBR, ESPN's quarterback rating system, ...

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