Smith recently had the external fixator removed from his broken leg, NFL.com's Kevin Patra reports.
Smith (leg) told Angie Goff of FOX5 DC that he plans to resume his football career.
Coach Jay Gruden relayed Wednesday that Smith (lower leg) should be able to remove his fixator cast in around a month, JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports.
The Redskins reportedly aren't planning on Smith (lower leg) taking the field in 2019, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Smith was spotted in Washington on Monday donning a sizable brace on his surgically repaired right leg, Ben Standig of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Smith remains in the early stages of his recovery from a broken fibula and tibia in his right leg, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. "We're obviously hopeful he can turn a corner and start the rehab process and possibly get back on the field," coach Jay Gruden said Monday. "That's all we can hope for right now."
Smith developed an infection after undergoing surgery in November to address a broken fibula and tibia in his right leg, sources informed Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.
The Redskins are optimistic that Smith (lower leg) will be able to resume his career in 2019, though doctors are maintaining a "wait-and-see" attitude with regards to the quarterback's future outlook, sources tell Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Smith (lower leg) will require 8-to-10 months to recover fully, which could impact his availability for Week 1 of the 2019 season, JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Smith's supporting cast took a big hit Monday with the announcement that wide receiver Paul Richardson (shoulder) and starting guards Brandon Scherff (pectoral) and Shawn Lauvao (knee) will miss the rest of the season, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports.