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Alex Smith Healed Enough to Walk Away

A miraculous comeback, the team he believes didn’t want him, the two that still do, and the decision to end a career unlike any other.

Alex Smith with the Washington Football Team

Alex Smith: Comeback 'Threw a Wrench' in Washington's Plans

Smith said that Washington didn't seem interested in his return to the team as he recovered from his gruesome leg injury.

Alex Smith throwing a pass

Alex Smith Wins NFL Comeback Player of The Year

Smith had 17 surgeries on his right leg after suffering a devastating injury during the 2018 season.

Dec 27, 2020; Landover, Maryland, USA; Washington Football Team quarterback Taylor Heinicke (4) prepares to pass the ball as Carolina Panthers strong safety Juston Burris (31) defends in the fourth quarter at FedExField.

Washington Starting Heinicke at QB; Alex Smith Inactive

The Washington Football Team is starting Taylor Heinicke at QB in Saturday's wild-card game against the Buccaneers. Alex Smith is inactive due to a calf injury.


2021 NFL Super Wild Card Round - Best Bets Against the Spread From the SI Gambling Team

The SI Gambling team, along with our colleagues at the MMQB share their best bets against the spread for the Super Wild Card Round of the NFL Playoffs.