The Washington Redskins issued a statement Thursday requesting privacy for Alex Smith and his household because the quarterback continues his restoration from a critical leg damage suffered in a November sport.
“On behalf of Alex Smith, we admire the entire considerations and prayers over the damage he incurred on November 18th towards the Houston Texans,” the statement stated. “Though this can be a critical damage, Alex and his household stay sturdy. We might ask that everybody please honor the Smith household’s request for privacy presently.”
The statement adopted a collection of stories concerning the severity of Smith’s damaged tibia and fibula that was sustained within the Redskins’ 23-21 loss.
Smith, 34, suffered two damaged bones in his decrease proper leg. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the damage was a compound spiral fracture and that Smith confronted a “prolonged rehab.” Redskins coach Jay Gruden, commenting the day after the damage, stated Smith didn’t undergo any ligament injury and put a restoration timeframe at six to eight months.