Alex Smith suffers gruesome leg injury on the 33rd anniversary of Joe Theismann’s similarly gruesome injury -

The veteran quarterback is unlikely to return to Sunday’s game. Washington may be without its starting quarterback for a significant amount of time. Alex Smith had to be carted from the field in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the Texans after suffering a gruesome lower leg injury. Backup Colt McCoy will handle the team’s snaps in his stead.

Here’s a zoomed-out look at the play that caused the injury.

Prayers up for Alex Smith's leg. Yeesh.— Rivers McCown...

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