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Washington Football Team QB Alex Smith Earns First Win Since 2018

Alex Smith #11 of the Washington Football Team celebrates a first quarter touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals at FedExField on November 22, 2020 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah and current Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith picked up his first NFL victory since the 2018 season.

Washington hosted and defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 20-9 on Sunday, November 22.

It was Smith’s first win while playing since he suffered a brutal injury two seasons ago.

The former Utah signal-caller was 17/25 passing for 166 yards, one touchdown, and one interception in the game.

He had a passer rating of 83.1.

With the win, Smith and Washington improved to 3-7 on the season.

The victory broke a two-game losing streak by Washington.

Washington’s next game is against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, November 26 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT). The game will broadcast on FOX.

Kyle IrelandΒ is a Locals in the NFL Insider for and host of theΒ Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).