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Alex Smith reportedly dealing with infection after surgery for horrible leg injury

11 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith (11) ankle is injured as he is sacked against the Houston Texans. There were already questions about Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith's ability to come back and play again after a horrible leg injury, and that situation is even more complicated now. Smith is dealing with an infection after surgery for a broken fibula and tibia and is still in the hospital, as first reported by Burgundy Blog. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport confirmed the report and later credited Burgundy Blog for breaking the story.
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Redskins ask for privacy amid reports of Alex Smith surgery complications

11 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

ASHBURN, Va. - The Washington Redskins have asked for privacy for Alex Smith and his family amid reports the quarterback is dealing with complications from surgery to repair a broken leg.
In a statement released Thursday, the team says it appreciates concerns about Smith's injury that occurred Nov. 18 against Houston and that the 34-year-old and his family remain strong. A team spokesman declined to say whether Smith was still in the hospital more than two weeks after surgery to repair a broken right tibia and fibula.
Coach Jay Gruden said Nov. 19 he expected Smith to make a full recovery...
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Report: ‘Serious concern' Alex Smith's infection could threaten career

11 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

Alex Smith has reportedly undergone multiple surgeries since suffering a compound fracture in his left leg last month, and there are concerns about whether or not he will ever be able to play football again. Numerous reports on Thursday revealed that Smith is having complications with his surgically-repaired leg and doctors are working to treat an infection. According to ESPN's Dianna Russini, there is “serious concern” that the Washington quarterback's career is in jeopardy. We knew Smith's injury was gruesome, but everything we heard initially indicated he was expected to make a full...
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Alex Smith infection raises concerns, but not panic yet

11 days ago   |   By FanSided

The Washington Redskins have to be concerned about quarterback Alex Smith and his infected leg, but we're not close to the panic button yet. Alex Smith isn't having a smooth recovery from his broken leg. That said, it's not time to panic yet either for the 34-year-old. As multiple reports suggested on Thursday morning, Smith...
Alex Smith infection raises concerns, but not panic yet - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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Sources: Smith fighting infection after surgeries

11 days ago   |   By ESPN

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is dealing with an infection caused by complications from multiple surgeries on his broken leg, sources confirmed to ESPN.
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Report: Redskins QB Smith dealing with infection

Report: Redskins QB Smith dealing with infection

11 days ago   |   By UPI

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is dealing with an infection related to last month's season-ending surgery, multiple media outlets reported Thursday.
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Alex Smith reportedly battling complications from surgery, uncertain what this could mean for NFL future

11 days ago   |   By CBSSports

The Redskins quarterback suffered a gruesome leg injury in Week 11 against the Texans
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Redskins issue statement on Alex Smith amid growing concerns about his recovery

11 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost

Smith underwent surgery to repair a broken tibia and fibula three weeks ago.
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Report: Redskins QB Alex Smith battling serious infection in leg

12 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is battling an infection in his broken fibula and tibia, sources tell Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. It's a serious matter and one that could potentially threaten his playing future. When Smith suffered the gruesome injury against the Texans, his broken bone punctured his skin. The nature of the injury increased the likelihood for infection and that's exactly what happened, even though Smith underwent immediate surgery to lessen the chance of that happening. Smith, 34, posted the best campaign of his NFL career in 2017 as a member of the Chiefs before being...
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Redskins release statement addressing reports about Alex Smith's recovery

12 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

Alex Smith is reportedly dealing with some complications from the surgery he underwent to prepare a compound fracture in his leg, but the Washington Redskins are asking that people respect the quarterback's privacy. Not long after reports surfaced claiming Smith is dealing with a serious infection related to his surgical procedure, the Redskins released the following statement: It's probably too early for speculation about whether Smith will be able to play football again, but it certainly sounds like his recovery is not off to the best start. We knew how serious Smith's leg injury was...
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Redskins say QB Alex Smith has 'serious injury' after reports of infection

Redskins say QB Alex Smith has 'serious injury' after reports of infection

12 days ago   |   By Sporting News

Smith underwent surgery on his broken leg Nov. 19 and initially was expected to need six to eight months to recover.
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Alex Smith dealing with scary complications from broken leg

Alex Smith dealing with scary complications from broken leg

12 days ago   |   By New York Post

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith's playing future may be in jeopardy. The 34-year-old is dealing with a “devastating complication” from leg surgery, according to “The Sports Junkies” on 106.7 The Fan host Eric Bickel, who cited sources. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported that Smith is battling an infection related to the surgery and said the veteran is...
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Team statement says Alex Smith has “serious injury,” requests privacy

12 days ago   |   By Pro Football Talk

Usually when a player has had surgery after an injury, the team or the player puts out a statement saying the surgery was “successful.” The statement Washington released today about quarterback Alex Smith sounds much more ominous than that. Shortly after reports surfaced that Smith is battling an infection, the team put out a statement
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Report: Redskins' Smith battling infection related to leg surgery

12 days ago   |   By TheScore

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is battling an infection related to the surgery he underwent on the broken fibula and tibia in his right leg, sources told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. It's unclear how the infection may affect his recovery. Smith suffered the injuries Nov. 18 against the Houston Texans. A report one week later suggested Smith wasn't a lock to return to football, though it also stated the Redskins were optimistic he'd make a full recovery.
Statement by the Washington Redskins: pic.twitter.com/SROL4sPVFM - Washington Redskins December 6, 2018
Smith is under contract...
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Alex Smith Reportedly Battling Infection After Surgery on Broken Leg

12 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Washington quarterback Alex Smith is reportedly dealing with an infection following surgery on the broken fibula and tibia he suffered during a Nov. 18 loss to the Houston Texans...
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Reports: Alex Smith dealing with post-op infection in leg

12 days ago   |   By Pro Football Talk

Washington quarterback Alex Smith‘s recovery from the broken tibia and fibula he suffered last month is reportedly being complicated by an infection. Eric Bickel of 106.7 The Fan reports that Smith has had “devastating complications” after having surgery on his leg because of a post-op infection. Burgundy Blog reports that Smith will likely require further
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