A.J. Smith has retired after four decades in NFL front offices.
Smith was general manager of the San Diego Chargers between 2003 and 2012.
Smith was most recently a senior executive with Washington.
“We had a family discussion and an actual voting process. It was unanimous!” Smith wrote in an e-mail. “… We have experienced incredible highs and lows in our 38-year ride. At the age of 66, it's time for me to enjoy my family and friends more than ever before. I will now get going on my long-awaited bucket list.”