Alex Smith had been key to Washington’s 6-3 start, but he was just carted off with a gruesome injury that left his foot dangling.

Seriously, don’t watch this if you’re at all uncomfortable with graphic injuries. Can’t stress that enough.

And, again, a closer look you should absolutely not watch if you don’t want to see body parts moving in ways they’re very much not supposed to move:

In a sad coincidence, one of the most infamous NFL injuries ever also happened to a Washington quarterback. Not only that, but it was 33 years ago to the day that Joe Theismann’s career was ended by a Lawrence Taylor hit on Monday Night Football. Theismann was at the game today, and tweeted about Smith’s injury as well, noting the unfortunate similarities:

Hopefully, unlike Theismann, it’s just Smith’s season that’s over, and not his career.

About Jay Rigdon

Jay is a writer and editor for The Comeback, and a contributor at Awful Announcing. He is not a strong swimmer.