At least this year.
“It’s Alex Smith’s job. That’s what it is. There’s no gray area with that,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said when asked about the chances of Mahomes taking over this year, via Terez Paylor of he Kansas City Star.
Reid attempted to temporarily block out the light emanating from his bright young quarterback, saying there’s not a competition for starting quarterback role. The Chiefs traded a future first to get Mahomes with the 10th overall pick.