Alex Smith is cleared for football activities. That’s a sentence I honestly never expected to hear/read/type when he went down with a gruesome leg injury in November of 2018 — and after that, amidst his 17 surgeries, and the possibility that his leg might have to be amputated — but he worked relentlessly to get here.
Deservedly, his family popped champagne to celebrate. His wife, Elizabeth, shared the video:
Whether or not Alex Smith makes it into a game again, and whether or not he performs at a high level, it is miraculous that he’s made it this far. What a triumph of will and determination.