Washington released a statement on Smith's condition on Thursday morning.
The 34-year-old was already believed to be facing a lengthy recovery before the infection.
Alex Smith has suffered a postoperative infection in his leg. Smith underwent surgery on his borken tibia and fibula. The site reported that Smith's post-operative infection could require "partial reconstruction".
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Farage goes on to say that many Ukip members were against the appointment of Robinson however their pleas "fell on deaf ears". Farage lambasted the party's involvement in the protest, warning it "may well inspire violence and thuggish behaviour".
Trauma surgeons discovered Smith suffered a spiral fracture in his leg, defined as a long bone broken by a rotational force.
More than two full weeks after undergoing emergency surgery to fix a broken tibia and fibula suffered on November 18 against the Houston Texans, Washington quarterback Alex Smith is reportedly still in the hospital dealing with complications. "Although this is a serious injury, Alex and his family remain strong".