Morning links: Alex Smith shines in win; Favors, Hood on list of NBA’s most underrated players

Alex Smith’s remarkable performance in the Chiefs’ come-from-behind victory over the San Diego Chargers was the focus of Frank Schwab’s NFL winners and losers on Yahoo! Sports.

He writes, “If you’re picking a quarterback to come back from a 24-3 second-half deficit, Smith isn’t the first choice. He might not be in the top 10, 15 or 20 picks, either. He has always been known as a conservative quarterback who is stuck with the game manager label. But there Smith was, calmly chipping away at the San Diego Chargers’ lead, then leading a game-tying drive in the final minute, then running in for a walk-off touchdown to win in overtime.”

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