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Redskins working out Mark Sanchez, EJ Manuel, and others after Alex Smith's season-ending leg injury

Will Dan Snyder finally get the Sanchize?

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The Colt McCoy era has started after Alex Smith broke his tibia and fibula today. Smith needed surgery after the game and his season is over.

The Redskins only carried two QBs this year. Their 3rd QB this offseason, Kevin Hogan, was picked up on waivers by the Denver Broncos after he was waived.

That means the Redskins have to scramble to get a backup QB on the short week before their game against the Cowboys in Dallas on Thanksgiving Day. Jay Gruden said he hoped they were already on the plane to Redskins headquarters in this post-game presser.

There have been four names reported so far for work outs. Mark Sanchez, EJ Manuel, Kellen Clemens, T.J. Yates,and Josh Johnson. Sanchez is the name most Redskins fans are familiar. It was reported during the 2009 draft that Dan Snyder was interested in trading up to get Sanchez. It was the Jets who made the deal, and the Redskins stayed in their spot to draft Brian Orakpo. Sanchez has also been a QB on the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys.