My curiosity about Alex Smith’s silence evoked a tip, which prompted some research, which yielded more info, which feels solid. I’m told Smith indeed still in hospital with post-op infection. Will likely require re-intervention, incl possibly “partial reconstruction.”— Burgundy Blog (@BurgundyBlog) December 6, 2018
#Redskins QB Alex Smith is battling an infection related to the surgery he had on his broken fibula and tibia, sources say. It’s premature to say what this means for his playing future. But it is being handled with care and dealt with seriously by doctors.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 6, 2018
On Thanksgiving, Fox’s Jay Glazer reported Smith would miss 8-10 months and not be ready for the start of the season. But when asked about that report, coach Jay Gruden said he was still working off the team’s original timetable.
More on #Redskins QB Alex Smith: He’s had several procedures, sources say, and @MikeGarafolo adds they are removing tissue to clear the infection. Smith still approaches this with optimism about playing. Note: His hospital room was next to Colt McCoy’s during McCoy’s 1-night stay— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 6, 2018
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