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Washington Football Team Releases QB Alex Smith

The Washington Football Team was the surprise of the . Most had predicted they'd be in the basement of the come year end, but instead they won the division and represented the East in the round.

One of the key reasons they became a favorite to many fans across the country is the story of their . Smith suffered a brutal leg in 2018, one that actually put his leg at risk. It was in question whether he'd ever be able to live a normal life again after the injury, let alone start another NFL game.

Smith triumphantly returned to the league in 2020, and helped Washington win some games in the middle of the year. He won the league's award, and served as an inspiration to fans everywhere.

Now, Alex Smith will look to continue his comeback elsewhere, as 's Adam Schefter is reporting that he and Washington have agreed to part ways.

Washington Ron Rivera said in a statement to the media that Alex Smith “made such an impact on our young roster and his was one of the key factors in our late season success and in making the for the first time since 2015.”

Clearly, Smith's impact was felt on the franchise, and the team Twitter account released this tribute image today.

It's unclear what Washington's next move will be at quarterback, but they will almost certainly need to add someone to that room this to compete for the starting job.

Washington did recently extend quarterback Taylor Heinicke to a two year deal, but it's hard to imagine he is their “Plan A.”

Kevin Brady
Kevin Brady
Die-hard Cowboys fan from the Northeast, so you know I am here to defend the 'boys whenever necessary. Began writing for a WordPress Cowboys Blog, and have been with ITS since 2016.

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Stephen Gregory

Best wishes, Alex Smith. Class act everywhere he’s played.

John Williams

100%. One of those guys that you don’t mind rooting for even if he’s on a rival team.

James Vargas

Can’t agree more with the comments. Good luck to him, hope he gets signed somewhere else.

Cowboy Fan Ed

Glad he got out of the no name dead skins Organization! Hope he has successful years left as long as it’s not against the Cowboys!

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