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Published: Jan. 31, 2018 at 09:51 p.m.

Next Gen Stats: Chiefs and Redskins

There are some interesting comparisons between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Washington Redskins. Check out these Next Gen Stats to see what they are.

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  • Out of 11 Next Gen Stats passing categories, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith had a better passer rating than Washington Redskins' Kirk Cousins in 7 categories in 2017. Smith ranked highest in the deep passer rating and 2.50+ passer rating category. 9

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    Moving on up

    Out of 11 Next Gen Stats passing categories, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith had a better passer rating than Washington Redskins' Kirk Cousins in 7 categories in 2017. Smith ranked highest in the deep passer rating and 2.50+ passer rating category.

  • Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith had the best passer rating on deep passes this season with 134.7. Washington Redskins' Kirk Cousins did not perform as well this season. Cousins ranked 9th best with a 93.8 rating. 8

    Throwing deep

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith had the best passer rating on deep passes this season with 134.7. Washington Redskins' Kirk Cousins did not perform as well this season. Cousins ranked 9th best with a 93.8 rating.

  • Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins had the most interceptions of any quarterback when facing pressure during the regular season. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith did not have a single interception against pressure. 7

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    Too many

    Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins had the most interceptions of any quarterback when facing pressure during the regular season. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith did not have a single interception against pressure.

  • Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith was a more mobile quarterback than Cousins this season with a 24.2% mobility rate, and was more effective while doing so. 6

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    Staying mobile

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith was a more mobile quarterback than Cousins this season with a 24.2% mobility rate, and was more effective while doing so.

  • Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce has been particularly effective for quarterback Alex Smith and the Kansas City offense, especially when lining up in the slot or out wide, with 908 yards completed. 5

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    Teamwork

    Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce has been particularly effective for quarterback Alex Smith and the Kansas City offense, especially when lining up in the slot or out wide, with 908 yards completed.

  • Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will also be without the speed of Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill. Hill had the most 20+ MPH touches for the regular season. Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson had two 20+ MPH touches, but no other Redskins offensive player had a single 20+ MPH touch. 4

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    Most 20+ MPH Touches

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will also be without the speed of Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill. Hill had the most 20+ MPH touches for the regular season. Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson had two 20+ MPH touches, but no other Redskins offensive player had a single 20+ MPH touch.

  • The Kansas City Chiefs defense has shown a weakness for slot receivers with 13.7 yards per carry. 3

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    Weakness

    The Kansas City Chiefs defense has shown a weakness for slot receivers with 13.7 yards per carry.

  • Washington Redskins cornerback Kendall Fuller will help the Chiefs with their slot weakness, as he was the best corner as a nearest defender to slot receivers this season. 2

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    Here to help

    Washington Redskins cornerback Kendall Fuller will help the Chiefs with their slot weakness, as he was the best corner as a nearest defender to slot receivers this season.

  • Washington Redskins cornerback Kendall Fuller also saw some time on the outside, but was not as effective when facing receivers who lined up out wide. 1

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    Out of reach

    Washington Redskins cornerback Kendall Fuller also saw some time on the outside, but was not as effective when facing receivers who lined up out wide.