Adam Schefter reported late last night that teams were calling about Trent Williams, but the Redskins weren't trading him. Jason LaCanfora quickly posted that the Redskins will trade Williams eventually.
Williams continues to holdout from all team activities. He reportedly requested a trade on June 2nd, and skipped mandatory mini-camp on June 4th. He did not report to training camp, and has been placed on the did not report list which opened up his roster spot.
We have some more details via a report from JP Finlay this morning. His sources claim that there are three teams who are actively pursuing a trade for Williams. The Patriots are the only named team in this report, but he says the heavy interest is coming from AFC teams.
3 teams actively pursuing Trent Williams trade, per sources, including New England. Schefter says Redskins wont move him. JLC says they will. Story --> https://t.co/IXmUCm2okl pic.twitter.com/V6tvTdhOe9— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) August 13, 2019
One other potential trade partner mentioned is the Houston Texans, a team that has been pegged as a possible landing spot for Williams for a while. Houston has a need there, and could be looking to go all in for a run while their stars are in their prime.
"We won’t get to Labor Day and Trent Williams is still a Redskin,” one league source said of the situation.
The Redskins can wait for another team to suffer a major injury in preseason, or early in the regular season. Or they can deal with the handful of teams interested in trading for a 7-time Pro Bowl left tackle who is elite when healthy.
Bruce Allen handles trades for the Redskins. This is going to be a painful end to a once great relationship between player and team. Now it's only a matter of what Washington can salvage from this mess.