Alex Smith suffered two broken bones in his right leg in the third quarter against the Texans. Entering Sunday's game, Smith had completed 64.1 percent of his passes for 2,045 yards as well as 10 touchdowns and three interceptions.
Players from both teams offered well wishes to Smith before he was taken from the field on a motorized cart.
And as fate would have it, Smith's injury occurred on the 33rd anniversary of former Redskins QB Joe Theismann's infamous leg break against the Giants and was eerily similar in nature.
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Peterson ran for two touchdowns to continue climbing the National Football League rushing chart, but was bottled up on a lot of his other carries.
Jay Gruden's men were on the receiving end of a defeat though at the hands of the Texans yesterday though, going down narrowly by a score of 23-21, with Kai'mi Fairbairn hitting a game-winning 54-yard field goal that the Redskins couldn't recover from. The Texans run offense finished the afternoon with 139 yards on the ground on 31 total carries. Quinn, who was "Mr". Both offensive guards Zach Fulton and Senio Kelemete left in the first half with a shoulder and ankle injury respectively. For the Redskins, defensive lineman Jonathan Allen was evaluated for a concussion but returned. Crowder missed his sixth consecutive game with an ankle injury, RB Chris Thompson his third consecutive game with injured ribs and LT Trent Williams his third consecutive game after surgery for a dislocated right thumb.