The Facts: The reigning Comeback Player of the Year won't be returning to the gridiron in 2021. Smith announced his retirement Monday in an Instagram post.
Diehards Line:Smith started six games for the Washington Football Team last season after returning from a devastating leg injury and lengthy rehab. The former No. 1 overall pick played for San Francisco, Kansas City and Washington over his 16-year career. The 36-year-old Smith made clear that he is happy that he is now able to leave the game his own way. ... A more detailed version of this story is now available HERE.