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On Pro Football: Alex Smith's Gruesome Injury Gives Joe Theismann a Bad Flashback

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Smith, the Redskins quarterback, had his leg broken in two places on Sunday, 33 years to the day after Theismann's leg was broken on national television.
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Joe Theismann: Alex Smith's Leg Injury 'is Exactly Like Mine'

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The Washington Redskins are no strangers to franchise quarterbacks experiencing gruesome leg injuries.
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Redskins lose Smith for season to broken leg; Mariota hurt

Redskins lose Smith for season to broken leg; Mariota hurt

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Thirty-three years to the day after the Redskins lost quarterback Joe Theismann to a broken leg, Alex Smith's season ended on an eerily similar injury in Washington's 23-21 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday.
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Joe Theismann reacts to Alex Smith's injury, similar to his own 33 years ago

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Redskins quarterback Alex Smith fractured both the tibia and fibula of his right ankle in the third quarter of the Sunday's game against the Texans, effectively ending his season. Former Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann, who suffered his own gruesome right leg injury 33 years ago to the day, reacted to Smith's injury.
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Joe Theismann ‘turned away' after seeing QB Alex Smith's injury

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Exactly 33 years to the day after Theismann's gruesome injury during a nationally televised game , Smith went down with breaks to his right fibia and tibia midway through the third quarter of Washington's 23-21 loss to the visiting Houston Texans on Sunday and was replaced at QB by backup Colt McCoy.
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Theismann speaks after Alex Smith's devastating injury

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Joe Theismann weighs in on Alex Smith's devastating injury on the 33rd anniversary of his own.
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Exactly 33 years since his own gruesome injury, Joe Theismann ‘just so upset' for Alex Smith

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“I can't believe it,” said the former Redskins star, who was watching from a FedEx Field suite. “November 18th is such a horrible day for Redskins quarterbacks.”
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