Washington Redskins hire A.J. Smith as senior exec

  • The Washington Redskins announced on Wednesday that A.J. Smith had joined the team as a senior executive.

    Smith spent nine years as general manager of the San Diego Chargers before he was fired on December 31.

    He joins his son, Kyle, who has been an area scout for the Redskins for the past two seasons.

    Bruce Allen will remain the team’s general manager along with coach Mike Shanahan.