‘Skins scoop: Redskins could trade Pro Bowl lineman Trent Williams

Posted at 3:58 PM, Aug 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-01 16:25:09-04

LANDOVER, MD – OCTOBER 17: Washington Redskins 2010 first round draft pick Trent Williams #71 walks off the field. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

RICHMOND, Va. – It looks like the relationship between the Washington Redskins and Trent Williams continues to grow worse.

The ‘Skins are now having trade discussions with teams that are interested in the seven-time Pro Bowl offensive lineman, according to Jeff Howe of The Athletic.

Related: ‘Skins Scoop: Trent Williams a no-show at Redskins training camp

Issues between the Redskins and Williams started to become public in June during the team’s minicamp, where Williams was a no-show.

Quarterback Kirk Cousins looks downfield. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The tensions are a result of how the Redskins handled Williams’ recent medical situation that involved him having a growth removed from  his scalp.

Related: ‘Skins scoop: Portraying Trent Williams, Morgan Moses wears jersey No. 71

To make up for Williams being absent, the Redskins recently signed Donald Penn and Hugh Thornton, adding more depth to the offensive line.