Washington Redskins QB Alex Smith's wife shares touching tribute video on his recovery

It has been one year since Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith suffered a devastating leg injury in a game against the Houston Texans which put his NFL career in jeopardy.

Smith suffered a broken tibia and fibula, battled an infection and at one point doctors reportedly considered amputating his leg. He also needed 17 surgeries to even get to a place where he can take his leg brace off, according to the Washington Times.

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Elizabeth Smith, Alex’s wife, shared a heartwarming video Tuesday showing her husband’s recovery from her sitting in a hospital waiting room to her husband recovering at their home. The video was shared exactly one year since Alex Smith's devastating injury.

"November 18th ... 1 year and so much to be grateful for," she captioned the video.

Smith had led the Redskins to a 6-4 record in his first season with the Redskins after he was acquired in a trade with the Kansas City Chiefs prior to the start of the 2018 season.

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Washington and Smith agreed to a four-year, $94 million deal before last season.

Over a 13-year career that has spanned the Redskins, Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers, he has recorded 34,068 passing yards, 193 touchdown passes, and three Pro Bowl nominations.

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Smith said over the offseason he plans on playing football again. Washington currently has quarterbacks Dwayne Haskins, Case Keenum and Colt McCoy on their roster.