The Redskins have finally traded Trent Williams, and he will be joining his former Offensive Coordinator, and current Head Coach Kyle Shanahan with the San Francisco 49ers. Washington will get the 49ers 5th round pick this year, and their 3rd round pick next year.
Redskins have acquired a 2020 fifth round (No. 156 overall) selection and a 2021 third round selection from the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for T Trent Williams. pic.twitter.com/Y9cWTIYAvP— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) April 25, 2020
The #Vikings felt like they were in position to do a similar deal — leading with a fourth this year instead of a fifth next year — but Trent Williams said he didn't want to do it. SF was waiting. https://t.co/MOcoB3sp6f— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 25, 2020
Wildest part in all of this - Trent is going to play on his current deal. So he missed all of 2019 and $13 million for nothing.— JP Finlay (@JPFinlayNBCS) April 25, 2020
This would mean the Redskins sit on $34.9 mil of cap space in 2020, with about $10 mil of rookie obligations coming.— michael phillips (@michaelpRTD) April 25, 2020
They'll be well positioned to either make a splash or roll a big number into 2021 (my recommendation). https://t.co/lEkr9F2jKx
Here’s what helped set into motion the Trent Williams’ trade: six-time Pro Bowl and All-Decade OT Joe Staley is expected to retire due to health concerns, per league sources. The 35-year-old Staley wanted to inform the 49ers in a timely way to help find a replacement. They have.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 25, 2020
With the #49ers trade done, LT Trent Williams tells me, "I’m thankful this is over. Thanks to Dan and the organization for all they’ve done for me. Still a lot of love for the fans and that locker room. Now I’m focusing on being the best player I can possibly be for the 49ers."— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 25, 2020