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Injury Update For Washington Redskins QB Alex Smith

Jay Gruden discusses a play with Alex Smith.

LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 16: Head coach Jay Gruden of the Washington Redskins talks to quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the Washington Redskins against the Indianapolis Colts during the second half at FedExField on September 16, 2018 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Washington Redskins starting quarterback Alex Smith suffered what appeared to be a lower-leg injury in the second half of today's game against the Houston Texans. Here's the latest on the status of the Redskins' quarterback.

Smith appeared to get injured when he was sacked by Texans' standout pass rusher J.J. Watt.

The Redskins' quarterback was down on the field for several minutes, appearing to get his ankle/leg looked at.

It didn't look good. Smith ended up getting taken off of the field in a cart.

Former Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann weighed in on the injury with something you definitely don't want to hear. "Alex’s leg is exactly like mine 33 yrs ago," he tweeted.


Video of the Alex Smith injury can be seen below.

WARNING: This is graphic.

Smith, 34, had thrown for more than 2,000 yards and 10 touchdowns so far this season. The Redskins are currently losing to the Texans, 17-7. The game is on CBS.

The Redskins have yet to issue an official injury update for Alex Smith. Stay tuned for more updates.