Alex Smith is back after 693 days and NFL Twitter is going through all kinds of emotions:
Kyle Allen a took huge hit that led to Alex Smith's return. Allen was cleared to return, but it was Smith that stayed in the game.
Just in case you're wondering, tight end Logan Thomas is listed as the emergency quarterback. Luckily Allen was available to come back, but it would've been weird to see No. 82 line up under center had it come to that. Thomas of course played quarterback at Virginia Tech.
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