Alex Smith battling possibly career-threatening complications from surgery

by Dan Harris | Washington Correspondent | Thu, Dec 6th 11:34am EST

Alex Smith is battling an infection after having surgery on his leg. According to Eric Bickel, the "chances of him playing again [are] in real jeopardy." (Eric Bickel on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

This is a sad and unfortunate development for Smith, someone who has been a quality quarterback for multiple playoff teams over his lengthy career. For fantasy purposes, this is obviously a relevant development for dynasty leagues, but the prognosis is far from clear. For now, the best thing fantasy owners should do is to just keep Smith in their thoughts and hope he recovers well.

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