Redskins Make Trent Williams the Highest Paid Tackle

Washington Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan has kept a promise he made when he was hired — to keep the team’s core players. Earlier this offseason, the Skins inked OLB Ryan Kerrigan, the team’s best defensive player, to a 5-year extension making him the NFL’s third-highest paid outside linebacker. Today, the Skins signed a contract extension with LT Trent Williams...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins' Trent Williams tweets he's agreed to new contract

BALTIMORE (AP) Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams says he has agreed to a new contract. A few hours before the Redskins' game at the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday, Williams tweeted: ''Happy to announce I will be a redskin for the next 5 years. This is a dream come true.'' The team and Williams' agent did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Williams' announcement...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Sign Tackle To Biggest Guaranteed Contract In Position History

On Saturday, Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams became a very rich man. #Redskins made LT Trent Williams the highest paid T in history. $13.2M avg. $43.25M in guarantees. $32M at signing, per agent Vincent Taylor — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 29, 2015 That’s $66 million, you’re keeping count. And of course, when you’re suddenly $32 million richer, you’ll...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Saturday 8/29

Cardinals Cardinals released CB Ross Weaver. (NFLTR) Jaguars Jaguars waived CB Tommie Campbell. (NFLTR) Jaguars waived OL Cody Booth. (NFLTR) Raiders Raiders waived S Jonathan Dowling. (NFLTR) Redskins Redskins signed LT Trent Williams to a five-year, $66 million extension. (NFLTR) Texans Texans released S Stevie Brown. (NFLTR) The post NFL Transactions...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Source: Trent Williams scores five-year extension from Redskins

The Washington Redskins have locked down a big piece of their offensive line. Tackle Trent Williams has agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $66 million, a source told FOX Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo. The deal includes $43.25 million in guarantees. Williams, the No. 4 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, is a three-time Pro Bowler and has 70 career starts under his belt.  
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trent Williams signs $66 million contract extension

Trent Williams is getting paid. The former Oklahoma Sooner agreed to a five-year, $66 million contract extension with the Washington Redskins. Williams is getting $43.25 million guaranteed, including $32 million at signing, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. #Redskins made LT Trent Williams the highest paid T in history. $13.2M avg. $43.25M in guarantees. $32M at signing...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Sign LT Trent Williams To 5-Year, $66M Extension

The Washington Redskins and LT Trent Williams have reached an agreement on a five-year, $66M extension, according to Ian Rapoport. Williams, 26, is in the final year of his six-year, $60 million contract that included $36.75 million guaranteed. He’ll make a base salary of $10.25 million for the 2015 season to go along with a cap figure of $13.7 million. In ... ...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: RG3 is disliked by several of his offensive linemen

    Robert Griffin III took one heck of a beating in a preseason win over the Detroit Lions last week, and a lot of that had to do with poor offensive line play. However, many of the hits were the result of Griffin not calling the right protections or being indecisive on his feet. During his press conference on Thursday, RG3 indicated that the entire Washington Redskins team...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins & LT Trent Williams Still “Far Apart” In Extension Talks

According to Rich Tandler of CSN Mid Atlantic, the Redskins and LT Trent Williams are “far apart” in contract negotiations to the point where it appears likely that a deal will not get done before the start of the season. Williams told reporters earlier in the week that he’s really not overly concerned about the situation. ... The post Redskins &...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Trent Williams and David Amerson return to Redskins practice

The Washington Redskins finally got some good news on the injury front. Left tackle Trent Williams and cornerback David Amerson returned to practice on Sunday.Williams is one of the NFL's best lef tackles and his task of protecting Robert Griffin III's blindside is key for the Redskins' offensive success overall. Williams feels quicker heading into the 2015 season after changing...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Redskins X-Factors for the 2015 Season

  1.) Brandon Scherff- Left Guard Last year at Iowa University, Scherff won the title for being the Nation’s top offensive lineman. He’ll now play alongside Trent Williams as their offensive line is as physical as ever. Drafted No.4 overall in this year’s draft he has pressure on him to perform right away. With his size and skill that shouldn’t be too hard of a task for...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins position preview: offensive line

This is the offensive line edition of the 2015 Washington Redskins season preview series. This edition takes a look at the guys on the line of scrimmage, where the Skins struggled last year. What we know Washington has a solid player in the form of Trent Williams, who has been with the team for 5 years. A three-time Pro Bowler, Williams has experience that can aid the rest of the...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Three takeaways from the depth chart the Washington Redskins just released

The Washington Redskins released their first “unofficial” depth chart of 2015. I put “unofficial” in quotes because publishing the depth chart on the team website makes it seem, you know, at least kind of official. Anyway, there were no major surprises, but there are a couple of things to note with each unit… AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s best general managers Five...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tips for Safely Buying Redskins Tickets Online

Redskins tickets are in demand, as they should be with the improvement and success of the team. More people are turning to online sources to buy their tickets in order to avoid waiting in line other places or trying to make other arrangements. For the most part, this is an excellent thing, allowing tickets to get to whoever wants them, but there are online security risks involved...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins' Trent Williams notes RG3's quicker release

Jay Gruden is not the only one buzzing about Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin's progress. Trent Williams, arguably the Redskins' best offensive player and Griffin's blindside protector, has been very impressed with what he's seen from Griffin so far in training camp.According to Liz Clarke of the Washington Post, Griffin capped off an excellent two-minute drill to end...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins HC Jay Gruden: Trent Williams contract talks are ongoing

The Washington Redskins would like to lock up left tackle Trent Williams to a long-term contract before the start of the 2015 season. According to head coach Jay Gruden, negotiations are ongoing and a new contract can get done any day now.Williams has been one of the NFL's elite left tackles since entering the NFL. Per Pro Football Focus, Williams finished as their 13th-best left...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Position Preview: Tackle

Today we continue our annual preview of every position on the Washington Redskins prior to the start of training camp on July 31. Today, we cover the tackles. Previous in this series: Quarterback // Running Back // Wide Receiver // Tight End // Center // Guard // ON THE ROSTER NOW: Takoby Cofield, Tom Compton, Morgan Moses, Ty Nsekhe, Bryce Quigley, Brandon Scherff, Willie Smith...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman and Redskins tackle Trent Williams bury the hatchet

It’s one of the more infamous sideline scuffles in recent NFL history. For the 100th time, watch Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams punch Richard Sherman in the face following a loss to the Seattle Seahawks: As you can imagine, there was some bad blood afterwards. The good news for peaceniks and hippies everywhere is that the two have since totally buried the hatchet. Check...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman and Trent Williams Mend Fences

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams are most famously known as a pair for getting into a this heated altercation during a playoff game back in 2013. “It was just a dirty move by Trent Williams,” Sherman said after that game. “I can understand why he’s frustrated; it’s the end of their season. They played...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman, Trent Williams are now pals

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams have settled their differences and are now friends. Williams is known for swinging at Sherman at the end of their playoff battle in 2013. But things are all good in 2015. Great weekend at the @Nike opening and kicking it with @RSherman_25 great dude. No people we’re not...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman and Trent Williams seem to have settled their feud

When you think of Richard Sherman, many people will think best cornerback in the NFL and others might think about someone who is always involved in some sort of controversy. One of the more well-remembered controversies Sherman got himself into was when he got punched in the face by Washington Redskins OT Trent Williams after a playoff game in 2013.  It was an incident that got...
Via Fox Sports
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden expects Trent Williams to be ready for camp

Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams has missed all offseason team activities so far with an ankle injury, but head coach Jay Gruden believes he'll be ready to go for training camp in late July, reports "I wish he would've gotten the work with coach Callahan," Gruden said. "Trent is a very smart guy and he's been attentive in all the meetings. I just...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden expects Trent Williams to be a full participant for Redskins' training camp

All-pro left tackle Trent Williams has missed the Washington Redskins' OTA and mini-camp practices with a sprained ligament in his ankle. Head coach Jay Gruden is not worried about the veteran big man. Gruden confirmed that he is expecting Williams to be ready to rock when the Redskins open training camp on July 29th."I wish he would've gotten the work with coach Callahan," Gruden...
Via Fox Sports
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Two Washington Redskins players rated in NFL’s Top 100

The NFL Network is notorious for their annual list of the top 100 players in the NFL voted on by the players. The Washington Redskins already have three representatives. Ryan Kerrigan was listed earlier as the 78th best player of 2015. This past week two more players were added: DeSean Jackson (50th) and Trent Williams (47th). The list causes controversy and conversation year in...
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Trent Williams and DeSean Jackson honored in NFL's top 100 list

The 2014 season certainly didn't go as planned for the Washington Redskins, but two players stood out for their individual performances. Trent Williams and DeSean Jackson had outstanding seasons, and their performances did not go unrecognized. Both players were voted to the NFL Network's Top 100 players list, determined by their peers. Williams and Jackson were voted on as the 47th...
Via Fox Sports
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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