Alex Smith’s Career In Jeopardy After Suffering Infection Following Leg Surgery

As if the injury Alex Smith suffered wasn’t bad enough…there is more bad news for the Redskins quarterback coming out of Washington D.C.

Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is dealing with an post-operation infection on his right leg resulting following the surgery to repair the broken tibia and fibula he suffered while being sacked during a game against the Texans in Week 11.

With bone having pierced skin, Smith underwent surgery immediately to prevent any infection, but one of the worst case scenarios has occurred.

If the doctors deem the infection is bad enough, they could be forced to perform yet another surgery again and undergo a partial reconstruction of the leg.

The Redskins issued the following statement on the matter following the news: