Early on in the 2018 NFL season, one of the biggest surprises was the success of the Washington Redskins. The team rose to the top of the NFC East ahead of the likes of the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys, led by quarterback Alex Smith. The Redskins
He even visited the locker room, showing off quite a large brace and his very necessary crutches.
Alex Smith made an appearance in the Wizards locker room. pic.twitter.com/eUDdHfgg5P— Ben Standig (@BenStandig) January 21, 2019
The Redskins, following the injury to Smith, lost six of their last seven, resulting in their 7-9 final record and absence from the playoffs. The organization will now have to consider Smith's injury and what to do at the quarterback position moving forward; Smith may not be able to play football again.
I hope his recovery goes exceptionally well. Alex Smith has always seemed like a standup guy. Wishing him the best. https://t.co/oATR1WHDS9— Jerrad Wyche (@Jerrad_) January 21, 2019