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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

Shanahan: McNabb not fit enough to run two-minute drill

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
On Monday, Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan told reporters McNabb was not in good enough shape to run a two-minute offense with no timeouts.

Shanahan's message to McNabb couldn't be clearer

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
It was significant that Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan would bench QB Donovan McNabb, the man whom he traded for this offseason, when the game hung in the balance.

Dissecting the benching of Donovan McNabb

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 4:01 a.m. ET
The decision to bench a star quarterback in crunch time could leave an irreparable ripple in the relationship between Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan and Donovan McNabb that could set the stage for a younger franchise quarterback in Washington.

Stafford lifts Lions to 37-25 win over Redskins

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Matthew Stafford's fourth touchdown pass converted a fourth down with 3:12 left and the Detroit Lions scored nine points in 14 seconds to turn a closely contested game into a 37-25 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

Haynesworth: Not a good fit in 3-4

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
Albert Haynesworth said prior to the Week Eight game against the Lions what many had thought all along: "I'm not good enough to play the 3-4."

Redskins RB Portis still a couple weeks away

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Redskins RB Clinton Portis is likely two weeks away from seriously testing his injured groin, according to The Washington Post.

Hall shines, but Haynesworth steps up

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
NT-DE Albert Haynesworth turned in his best performance as a Redskin — not just this season but including last year as well — in the 'Skins' 17-14 victory over the Bears Sunday.

Cutler throws four picks in Bears' loss to Redskins

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
DeAngelo Hall tied an NFL record with four interceptions, running one back 92 yards for a touchdown, and the Washington Redskins sacked Jay Cutler four times while forcing five turnovers in a 17-14 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

Redskins TE Davis not making expected impact

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
Although he's considered a big-time talent, Washington TE Fred Davis hasn't shown enough this season for the coaches to showcase him as a receiver.

Redskins CB Rogers not ducking hands question

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The lasting image of the Redskins' loss to the Colts in Week Six was the team's dropped interceptions, two by CB Carlos Rogers.

Report: Hall and Haslett have confrontation

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett got into a confrontation on Tuesday over pass coverage instructions, according to a report in the Washington Post.

Rewind: Remembering the Ricky Williams trade

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
Mike Beacom examines the infamous trade Mike Ditka executed on Draft Day 1999 to select Ricky Williams. After all these years, has Williams finally proven Ditka right? Was he worth all those picks?

Report: Titans, Redskins unable to agree on deal for Haynesworth

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
The Titans tried to acquire Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth before the 4 p.m. ET Tuesday trade deadline, but the two teams couldn't agree on the compensation, the Tennessean reported.

Redskins-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Pressure off the edge has given the Bears' pass protection trouble all season, and it will have another disruptive rusher to contend with this week in Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo.

Redskins' defense missed opportunities against Colts

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Redskins can point directly to (at least) two missed interceptions, along with a few other defensive missteps, as the reason they could not beat the Colts.

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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