Redskins interim HC Bill Callahan said Trent Williams did not pass his physical on Wednesday, due to discomfort from wearing his helmet, per John Keim.
Callahan did say that he’s “hopeful” that Williams will play again for the Redskins, per JP Finlay.
Williams underwent surgery this offseason to remove a growth on his head.
The Washington Redskins announced Wednesday that they’ve received a roster exemption for LT Trent Williams, who has officially reported to the team and ended his holdout.
Last night, JP Finlay reported that while Williams has returned to the Redskins, he still has no intention of playing this season.
Washington is still expected to trade Williams during the offseason next year.
Williams needed to report to the team in order to get an accrued season in 2019. Tom Pelissero notes that Williams will make $5,823,529 in base salary for the rest of the season along with $15,625 for each game he’s active.
Williams, 31, is a former first-round pick of the Redskins back in 2010. He currently in the fourth year of his five-year, $66 million contract that includes $43.25 million guaranteed and stands to make base salaries of $11 million and $12.5 million over the next two years of the agreement.
In 2018, Williams started 13 games for the Redskins. Pro Football Focus rated Williams as the No. 21 tackle out of 80 qualifying players.