Alex Smith answered questions after today’s Redskins practice.
He talked about the importance of running back Adrian Peterson, passes that he missed, getting starters back on offense, and more. Smith has been the subject of a lot of criticism recently, but he does not seem fazed by it.
Alex Smith said running back Adrian Peterson "embodies" what the Redskins want to be about. "Not always as an offense but as a team," he said. "Physical, relentless. That's what we want to be about, play with that kind of edge all the time."— John Keim (@john_keim) October 24, 2018
Getting offensive starters back:
Smith to the podium. He says the reps with the newer guys have helped a lot, but you obviously want to get the key guys back ASAP.— Craig Hoffman (@CraigHoffman) October 24, 2018
Redskins quarterback Alex Smith said he's not spending time thinking about the impact of the Giants trades. "Maybe it will fire them up. Who knows the psychology of all that?" Smith said. He said it doesn't change their thoughts on the Giants. "It's easy to turn on the tape...— John Keim (@john_keim) October 24, 2018
Smith says on some of the misses, he missed where he wanted to miss. Feel like he’s talking about the seam ball to Doctson there, where he kept Josh away from the safety.— Craig Hoffman (@CraigHoffman) October 24, 2018
Two huge exceptions: ball to Sprinkle and ball to Floyd on the sideline.
Alex Smith discussing inaccurate throws last week, and how some of those were on purpose. #Redskins pic.twitter.com/L9HXr69dI4— Kareem Copeland (@kareemcopeland) October 24, 2018
“I thought he played great. He was really, really physical.” -Smith on Doctson— Craig Hoffman (@CraigHoffman) October 24, 2018
Winning in all three phases of the game:
Alex Smith: The challenge for us as a team is to find a way to win a game in all three phases each week. #Redskins— Lake Lewis Jr (@LakeLewis) October 24, 2018