Redskins Will Not Give Trent Williams New Deal, Won’t Forgive $1.2M In Fines


Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Redskins LT Trent Williams could end his holdout as soon as early this week.

However, the Redskins are unwilling to forgive the fines he accrued up to this point and will not give him a new contract.

Williams reportedly owes Washington close to $1.9 million in fines and signing bonus proration and has cost himself the opportunity to earn close to another $1 million by holding out.

Schefter mentions that Williams has a $150,000 workout de-escalator that kicked in and lowered his base salary from $11 million to $10.85 million. Beyond that, Williams owes the Redskins $743,000 of pro-ration from his signing bonus and has likely has accrued $1.2 million in fines.

Williams failed to cash in on $653,941 of salary by staying away from the Redskins.

Williams requested either a trade or release earlier this offseason and has reportedly vowed not to play for Washington in 2019. The Redskins have reportedly rebuffed multiple inquiries for Williams this offseason.

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.  

We’ll have more on the situation with the Redskins and Williams as the news is available. 

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8 months ago

He needs to bounce and wait until he is 37yrs old and washed up and then resign a record breaking free agent deal with Washington