WATCH: Brian Baldinger goes wild for Chiefs rookie Trey Smith vs. Browns

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The debut of the Kansas City Chiefs’ new-look offensive line went swimmingly against a tough Week 1 opponent in the Cleveland Browns.

The offensive line, comprised of five new starters, allowed just 12 pressures as a whole, including two sacks according to Pro Football Focus. While rookie center Creed Humphrey had the most statistically impressive performance of the bunch, fellow rookie Trey Smith had perhaps the most flashy performance on tape. He allowed only one pressure during the game, but it was his physicality and ability to keep his head on a swivel that really impressed.

His performance, of course, caught the eye of NFL Network analyst Brian Baldinger, who has been all over the Chiefs’ new-look offensive line throughout the preseason. He gave one of his signature “Baldy Breakdowns” of the rookie on Twitter after the game and it didn’t disappoint.

Check it out:

Baldinger seemed to come away from Smith’s debut most impressed by the punch in the rookie’s right hand. He described it as “lethal” and called it a “Howitzer.” There were plenty of repetitions where Baldinger showcased Smith’s ability to lead and control opponents with that right hand. Baldinger also showcased some of Smith’s leverage and power in the run game, which flashed multiple times on Sunday.

The best thing about the breakdown, however, is Baldinger highlighting the time and the clean pocket that Mahomes has behind the new offensive line. It sure is a far cry from what Chiefs fans saw in Super Bowl LV, and against one of the most impressive defensive fronts in the NFL too.

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