FantasySP / NFL / Alex Smith FantasySP / NFL / Alex Smith Copyright 2018 5274025 <![CDATA[Instant Analysis of Redskins preseason win over New York Jets]]>
1. Coach Jay Gruden is learning as he goes

Gruden hardly ever receives when he wins the coin toss, but he did tonight and, when starting QB Alex Smith & Co. took the field, it became apparent why.

Another thing the for which coach has been criticized is the slow starts the teams have had once the regular season opens. A popular opinion about why is that it is because the coach is hesitant to play his starters during the preseason. But he has a new quarterback and is now missing his star running back with Derrius Guice’s injury. Besides getting his known starters ready, he has a lot of questions to answer regarding exactly who some of those other starters are]]> 5274025 Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:09:01 EDT Redskins Wire
<![CDATA[Redskins-Jets takeaways: Defensive front excels against the run and the pass]]> Alex Smith's solid outing and a pair of intriguing skill-position players.]]> 5273944 Fri, 17 Aug 2018 6:18:01 EDT Washington Post <![CDATA[Jay Gruden sarcastic after Alex Smith hit: 'Another great call by me']]> Alex Smith being drilled on his first snap, Gruden took responsibility — but used his wit ...]]> 5273883 Fri, 17 Aug 2018 1:09:02 EDT Washington Times <![CDATA[Alex Smith solid in long-awaited Redskins debut]]> Alex Smith got up from the ground and smiled. On his very first play in a Redskins uniform, the 34-year-old quarterback was just slammed to the FedEx Field grass — brought down by New York Jets linebacker Jordan Jenkins. But rest assured, the new face of the Redskins ...]]> 5273854 Fri, 17 Aug 2018 0:27:01 EDT Washington Times <![CDATA[Alex Smith survives scare, Sam Darnold abused]]> Alex Smith was drilled ...]]> 5273733 Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:21:01 EDT Washington Times <![CDATA[Redskins | Short night for Alex Smith]]> Alex Smith completed four of his six pass attempts for 48 yards against the New York Jets in the preseason Thursday, Aug. 16.]]> 5273709 Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:00:02 EDT footballguys <![CDATA[Alex Smith plays one drive in his Washington debut]]> Alex Smith didn’t play in Washington’s preseason opener and he didn’t play much in their second preseason outing. Smith started against the Jets on Thursday night and led the team to a field goal in his first game action since being traded by Kansas City this offseason. That game-opening drive turned out to be his [more]]]> 5273659 Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:42:02 EDT <![CDATA[Alex Smith completed 4-of-6 passes for 48 yards in the Redskins']]> Alex Smith completed 4-of-6 passes for 48 yards in the Redskins' second preseason game. Smith looked like he had been playing in the offense for years on Thursday night. [...]]]> 5273652 Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:39:13 EDT <![CDATA[Alex Smith will play one series for Redskins vs. Jets: report]]> Alex Smith will start for the Washington Redskins and play one series in Thursday night's preseason game against the New York Jets, according to sideline reporter Lisa Salters of "Monday Night Football." It will mark Smith's first game action of any kind for the Redskins since the team ...]]> 5273632 Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:12:01 EDT Washington Times <![CDATA[Redskins vs. Jets: Where to watch, listen and stream]]>
The practices were spirited and ultimately led to a brawl amongst the teams. Tonight’s game should be more controlled but nevertheless competitive.

The Redskins should have Alex Smith under center for his inaugural debut as the leader of the offense]]> 5273240 Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:24:02 EDT Redskins Wire
<![CDATA[Darnold could start Jets' preseason game vs. Smith, Redskins]]> Alex Smith a chance to get to know Jets rookie Sam Darnold a little bit. But rather than dole out advice from ...]]> 5272704 Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:18:01 EDT Washington Times <![CDATA[Jets game may provide first looks at key Redskins additions Alex Smith and Daron Payne]]> Alex Smith and Daron Payne on Thursday.]]> 5272462 Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:21:01 EDT Washington Post <![CDATA[Alex Smith says no one 'skipping a beat' after Derrius Guice injury]]> Alex Smith didn't know the precise number of practice reps he has received over the last few weeks. But in that span, the Redskins quarterback has been thrown into all types of different situations: working on two-minute, red zone and short yardage drills. The work, he said, is paying ...]]> 5271904 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:54:02 EDT Washington Times <![CDATA[NFL preseason Week 2 odds: Jets slight favorites vs. Redskins]]> Alex Smith and company Thursday night in both clubs’ second preseason game.

For the Jets, all eyes will once again be on rookie quarterback Sam Darnold. After a strong performance against the Falcons at home, the Jets may want to see what Darnold is able to do against the Redskins starters, at least early on in the game.

While predicting the outcome of any game during a football season is difficult, it is especially difficult during the preseason when you don’t know who is playing or for how long. According to, the Jets are a 2-point favorite in this game]]> 5271412 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:39:01 EDT Jets Wire
<![CDATA[Colt McCoy uses preseason opener to show why he is Redskins’ trusted backup QB]]> Alex Smith, had the night off, but McCoy found success in moving the team down the field.]]> 5267855 Thu, 09 Aug 2018 23:24:01 EDT Washington Post