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Trent Williams

Trent Williams - #71 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 325 lbs.
Birthday 07/19/1988
Birthplace Longview, TX
College Oklahoma
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 1st round, 4th pick by Redskins

TE Davis gets deal to stay with Redskins

Posted March 29, 2013 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
TE Fred Davis has re-signed with the Redskins. The team announced the deal Friday.

RG3: 'I'll be ready'

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III says his surgically repaired right knee is improving and he will "be ready" to play. It's just a matter of when.

Redskins release CB Hall

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
The Redskins part ways with CB DeAngelo Hall on Monday, The Washington Post first reported. Hall was due to count $8 million against the cap. 

Redskins lock up TE Paulsen

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
The Redskins have signed restricted free-agent TE Logan Paulsen to a three-year contract, a source tells the Washington Post.

Washington Redskins: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Washington Redskins, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Redskins hire A.J. Smith as senior executive

Posted March 06, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
The Redskins hired former Chargers GM A.J. Smith as a senior executive on Wednesday.

Lattimore hopes to inspire during incredible comeback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 7 p.m. ET
South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore isn't letting a gruesome knee injury slow him down en route to his path to the NFL.

Redskins' GM says team not considering name change

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
Despite increased opposition to their name in recent weeks, Redskins GM Bruce Allen said Thursday the club is not considering a new nickname.

Redskins sign DT Brace

Posted Feb. 14, 2013 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
The Redskins signed former Patriots second-round pick DT Ron Brace on Thursday.

What's next for Redskins if Fletcher retires?

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
LB London Fletcher played at a high level last season, but he could choose to retire. What would the Redskins do if he did?

RG3 wins PFW/PFWA Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
After turning in an electric debut season, Redskins QB Robert Griffin III was voted PFW/PFWA's Rookie of the Year.

Griffin undergoes surgery on ACL, LCL

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III underwent surgery on his knee to repair his ACL and LCL, the Redskins confirmed.

Peterson's freakish healing will make others suffer

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
By healing so quickly and turning in his best season to date, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has set an unfair standard for others' rehabilitations.

Griffin to get second opinion, MRI on Tuesday

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan spoke to the media and said QB Robert Griffin III will get a second opinion and a new MRI on his knee on Tuesday.

Carroll complains about condition of FedEx Field

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Seahawks lodged a complaint to the NFL about the conditions of FedEx Field, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Jan. 25, 2013
Williams won't play in the Pro Bowl after being hurt in a brawl at a Honolulu nightclub. NFL officials and local police said Friday night the first-time all-star was hurt in a fight that injured three men, sending two to the hospital. Police say one man was arrested and five others are being investigated for assault, but not Williams.||||||| The league says the third-year pro will be on the sideline for the Pro Bowl game Sunday and won't lose his status as a member of the NFC team. Officials say he'll be paid a full Pro Bowl share. Williams' Redskins teammate Jammal Brown says on Twitter that Williams needed seven stitches. Brown says the fight wasn't Williams' fault and he did nothing wrong.
Posted Sept. 28, 2012
Williams is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after being limited in practice with a bone bruise in his right knee.||||||| Williams was hurt in last week's loss to Cincinnati and did not practice Wednesday or Thursday. He said he did what he could in practice Friday and that "it would be tough" for him to play if the game were right away.
Posted Sept. 23, 2012
Williams has exited the Washington Redskins' game against the Cincinnati Bengals in the first quarter with an injured right knee.||||||| The Redskins say his return Sunday is questionable.
Posted Aug. 07, 2012
Williams and tight end Fred Davis are set to play for the first time since Dec. 4 in Thursday's preseason opener after they were suspended for the final four games of 2011 for failing multiple drug tests.||||||| Williams gets tested two or three times a week and meets weekly with a counselor. If he tests positive this season, he'll be suspended for a year.
Posted Dec. 06, 2011
The NFL has announced the four-game suspensions for Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis and Williams for violating the league's substance abuse policy.||||||| The league said Tuesday that both are suspended without pay and will be eligible to return to Washington's active roster on Jan. 2 - the day after the final regular season game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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