Redskins still don't appear willing to trade LT Trent Williams

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By Matt McCarthy, 985TheSportsHub.com

Trade rumors have swirled around Washington left tackle Trent Williams since the summer, but it still does not appear that the Redskins are willing to move the seven-time Pro Bowler.

Albert Breer of The MMQB reported Wednesday that the Redskins continue to insist that Williams is not available ahead of the trading deadline in two weeks.

The Patriots have been floated as possible suitors for Williams since July, when Jeff Howe of The Athletic first reported that Washington could trade the former fourth overall pick.

The Cleveland Browns are interested in Williams. Browns GM John Dorsey confirmed on Wednesday that he had called Redskins GM Bruce Allen about a trade, but said no progress had been made.

“We’ve had a few conversations,” Dorsey said, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. "It takes two to tango."

The Patriots have a major question mark at left tackle, meaning they will likely be linked to Williams up until the trading deadline. Second-year player Isaiah Wynn is currently on injured reserve and the team can only bring one more player back from IR this season after rookie wide receiver N'Keal Harry returned to practice this week.

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