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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

Key matchup: Redskins offensive line vs. Giants defensive line

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
In today’s “Key Matchup,” PFW’s Eric Edholm examines the battle of the Redskins’ offensive line vs. the Giants’ defensive line.

Redskins' run game thriving for many reasons

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
The Redskins have found answers across the board that have made their rushing attack one of the most potent in the NFL.

Redskins OLT Williams has bone bruise

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Redskins OLT Trent Williams has a bone bruise in his right knee. An MRI is negative and he is day-to-day, Mike Shanahan told reporters.

Chalk this up as knowledge for Redskins' Griffin

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III needed a rough game like Saturday loss to the Bears. He says he can take something positive away from it.

Three suspended for violation of drug policy

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Redskins OT Trent Williams and TE Fred Davis will miss the final four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. Seahawks OG John Moffitt also was suspended.

Report: Redskins TE Davis, OT Williams suspended for four games

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
Redskins TE Fred Davis and OT Trent Williams have been suspended for four games for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

Redskins' offensive line could hold key

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 10:56 p.m. ET
Although the Redskins' offensive line is not yet proven, don't be surprised if it's a vastly improved unit.

Williams' absence concerning to Redskins

Posted June 18, 2011 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
With NFL coaches unable to contact their players during a lockout, the Redskins' staff has to be a little worried, we hear, that OLT Trent Williams has been a no-show at player-organized workouts.

Redskins' offense can work with right parts

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
It was a rough first season for Mike Shanahan in Washington, but there were plenty of signs that his offensive system can work with the Redskins.

Redskins-Bears matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
After a quiet game against Seahawks rookie OLT Russell Okung last week, Julius Peppers will face another rookie this week in Redskins OLT Trent Williams, who has held up surprisingly well going up against elite pass-rushing talent.

Williams MRI shows no structural damage

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
An MRI showed no structural damage to the left knee of Redskins OLT Trent Williams.

Report: Redskins OLT Williams suffers knee sprain

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Redskins' top pick from the 2010 draft, OLT Trent Williams, left the Week Two game against the Texans with a sprained knee.

Redskins feel good about OLT Williams

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
You probably couldn't have asked for more out of OLT Trent Williams in his first pro game, standing up well to Cowboys OLB DeMarcus Ware.

Redskins sign fourth overall pick OT Williams

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:51 a.m. ET
The Redskins announced Friday that they have signed first-round draft pick Trent Williams, an offensive tackle out of Oklahoma who was the fourth overall pick in the 2010 draft.

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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