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Alex Smith retires after comeback from gruesome leg injury

Alex Smith is retiring from the NFL after making an improbable comeback from a broken leg. Smith announced his retirement Monday on Instagram, saying he still has plenty of snaps left him just shy of his 37th birthday but is calling it quits to enjoy time with his family. Smith earned AP Comeback Player of the Year honors for getting back on the field last season, two years removed from […]

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AP source: Washington tells Alex Smith he’s being released

Washington has informed Alex Smith the team is releasing the veteran quarterback, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision. The AP Comeback Player of the Year hopes to continue playing next season at age 37. The move was largely expected given the organization's goal of finding a franchise quarterback and the financial ramifications of releasing Smith. But it marks a cold end to Smith's time with the […]

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Washington QB uncertainty: Haskins practices, not Alex Smith

Alex Smith’s right calf injury has kept him out of practice for Washington. Dwayne Haskins took snaps with the first-time offense instead on Wednesday. Coach Ron Rivera says he would be OK with waiting until just before the team’s next game before deciding who to start at quarterback. Haskins began the season as Washington’s starting QB, but he was benched after four games and three consecutive losses. He initially was […]

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