The KC Chiefs put out a lot of tape last Thursday in New England. They showed a bunch of formations and mix and matched personnel. You would think Travis Kelce is a known shovel pass threat if all you ever watched was that tape.
The Eagles, who visit the Chiefs in Week 2, are watching that tape and wondering how you prepare for an offense that had a pair of 70-plus yard touchdown passes and ran multiple option plays. The Chiefs did a lot and the Eagles recognize how much you have to account for.
“I don’t know if it goes underrated, but it is in my book, he’s a good athlete,” Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz said of Alex Smith. “They run a lot more read-option-type plays than most teams that we’ll face, so you have to account for that. Bootleg passes, you have to account for that.


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