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Redskins QB Alex Smith Suffers Nearly Same Injury As Joe Theismann Exactly 33 Years Later

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Ryan Mayer
Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith was injured in the third quarter of Sunday's 23-21 loss to the Houston Texans when defensive end J.J. Watt and Kareem Jackson combined to sack him. In the process, Smith's ankle got pinned underneath him and he broke both the tibia and fibula in his right leg.
The freak injury is nearly the exact same one that former Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann suffered, ending his career.
Alex's leg is exactly like mine 33 yrs ago
- Joe Theismann November 18, 2018
In an even more eerie twist of fate, Smith's injury occurred on the same day...
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Quarterback Alex Smith's Grotesquely Broken Leg Will Make You Wince Forever

Quarterback Alex Smith's Grotesquely Broken Leg Will Make You Wince Forever

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The injury happened 33 years to the day after another Washington quarterback suffered a horrific break.
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