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ASHBURN, Va. — Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith decided long ago that he wanted to push hard during his recovery to see where it could take him. It took him back to the starting lineup. Now he has one more decision to make: Does he want to keep playing?
Smith said he hasn’t reached any conclusions yet about his future, saying he will take a few weeks to clear his head and talk over his future with his wife, Elizabeth.
“I had so much fun this year, to be back in the locker room and on the field to play a game I love and to lose yourself in it is one of the great feelings in the world,” Smith said. “My wife has been through a lot, my family has been through a lot, but that’s for another time and place.”
Smith could not play in Washington’s 31-23 playoff loss to Tampa Bay on Saturday night because of a strained right calf muscle suffered on Dec. 13. After that point, Smith played in one game. He reiterated Sunday what he had said often: His calf injury was unrelated to his 2018 broken fibula and