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18:55  06 december  2018
18:55  06 december  2018 Source:   nbcsports.com

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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 procedures in order to get rid of the infection.

The team released a statement Thursday saying that Smith and his family “remain strong” and asking others to respect their request for privacy.

Bickel adds that the complications have put his return to the field in jeopardy, although Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that it is too early to know about those ramifications.

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Despite posting strong statistical numbers during the season before the injury, Smith did not regain his Dealing with an injury and being taken in and out of the lineup by then-head coach Mike Nolan, Smith Collinsworth had earlier in the game observed that " Alex Smith is the best I've ever seen him.

Posted ! Kansas City agreed to send Alex Smith to Washington in exchange for promising cornerback Kendall Fuller and a third-round pick. However, with other teams also reportedly interested in Smith , Washington felt the need to go above and beyond.

It’s a serious issue in any event and we hope to hear better news about Smith’s help in the near future regardless of whether it means he’ll be back on the field in 2019.

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