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  1. FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) is sacked by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward (97) and outside linebacker Jason Worilds (93) during the second half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. Smith will miss Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers because of a lacerated spleen. Chase Daniel will start in his place. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)

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    FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Chase Daniel throws during the first half of an NFL football preseason game against the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wis. Chiefs starting QB Alex Smith will miss Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers because of a lacerated spleen. Daniel will start in his place.(AP Photo/Tom Lynn, File)

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  2. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) answers a question during a post-game press conference following a 20-12 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers in an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Tom Puskar)

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    PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 21: Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs carries the ball in front of Lawrence Timmons #94 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field on December 21, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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  3. PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 21: Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs throws an incomplete pass after being hit by Cameron Heyward #97 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field on December 21, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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    PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 21: Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs tries the avoid a tackle by Jason Worilds #93 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field on December 21, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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  4. PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 21: Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers carries the ball in front of Chris Owens #20 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field on December 21, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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    PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 21: Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs tries the avoid a tackle by Jason Worilds #93 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field on December 21, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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  5. PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 21: Ramon Foster #73 of the Pittsburgh Steelers is knocked to the ground by Kevin Vickerson #94 of the Kansas City Chiefs after a scrum during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field on December 21, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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    PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 21: Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs gets tackled by Will Allen #20 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field on December 21, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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