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The Redskins place Trent Williams on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury List

Next stage in the breakup

Washington Redskins clean lockers Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post via Getty Images

The Redskins have officially placed LT Trent Williams on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury List. This ends a season for Williams that started with a holdout in June. The Redskins didn't trade him by the deadline, and then he reported to attempt to accrue a season. He failed his physical when he felt discomfort when he tried his helmet on from the offseason surgeries to remove a growth from his scalp.

That growth and its diagnosis by the Redskins training staff was a big part of Williams’ hold out. He reportedly lost faith in the organization, and also grew concerned with the lack of guaranteed money on his deal following his medical scare.

The Redskins move is procedural since it has been reported that Williams doesn't plan to play for the team again. With this move to the Reserve/NFI list, the team can attempt to have his contract toll, and not pay him for this season. This would leave two years on his contract when they try to trade him next year.