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Alex Smith’s post-surgery leg brace has been shaped into a Lombardi Trophy

Mr. Smith went to Washington — and obtained himself a trophy of kinds.

Washington quarterback Alex Smith made a miraculous return to the sphere after a devastating leg harm that just about price him his leg and life in 2018. Smith endured 17 surgical procedures, a near-fatal an infection within the injured leg and a whole bunch of hours of rehab and bodily remedy to get again on the sphere, which was by no means a certainty.

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That alone is successful, and his triumphant return to the sphere is symbolized by Smith’s exterior fixator brace — used to maintain his leg secure after surgical procedure — which was formed into the silhouette of a Lombardi Trophy.

Smith’s spouse, Liz, shared a picture of the brace on Sunday.

Smith’s caption reads:

Ready for this recreation and I’m a nervous wreck. I lookup at our bookshelves as a reminder of the place we’ve got been and the arduous work to get to this second. Irrespective of the result, Alex has already gained. He has beat the most important problem life has thrown our manner. I’m extremely proud and can be cheering loud. Let’s go Washington!

Smith is 4-1 this season because the starter for Washington, which turned its season round and gained the NFC East with a 7-9 report. Smith led the Soccer Staff to a win over the Eagles on “Sunday Night time Soccer,” the ultimate recreation of the common season, securing the division crown and a playoff spot.

So, perhaps a Lombardi Trophy is not completely out of the query for Smith and Washington; the street to Tampa and a championship begins in … Tampa on Saturday night time.

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