The 365 days since Alex Smith's horrific injury have felt like an eternity

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The 365 days since Alex Smith's horrific injury have felt like an eternity
The 365 days since Alex Smith's horrific injury have felt like an eternity

365 days ago, all was well for the Washington Redskins. The team was 6-3 with a top spot in the NFC East, and a clear path towards a playoff berth. What happened next changed not only the course of Washington's season, but it completely altered the path of Alex Smith's career, and it put into motion the wheels of change for the Redskins' franchise. In the third quarter of a November game against the Houston Texans, Smith dropped back to pass, faced some pressure and ended up getting his leg rolled up on, resulting in a compound fracture that would place Smith's career in jeopardy. The Redskins would end up losing the game, which would kick off a brutal stretch of 365 days, where they would only

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