The blocker Trent Williams, who was looking to leave the Washington Redskins for about a year, will continue his career with the San Francisco 49ers, the finalists of the last Super Bowl.
“The time had come for a separate, confirmed his agent Vincent Taylor, in a statement sent to the media on Saturday. Trent Williams is ready to return to the competition in the NFL and he is happy to be part of a large organization like the 49ers.”
Depending on the network ESPN, Williams is past the club to San Francisco in return for two choices at the draft, including a selection of third round in 2021. The player of offensive line had not played in the season 2019.
By joining the 49ers, Williams found especially coach Kyle Shanahan, who was the offensive coordinator at Washington when the Redskins have drafted the lineman in 2010.
Shortly after the acquisition of Williams, the guard to the left of the 49ers Joe Staley has hinted that he would retire. The veteran 35-year-old has suffered several injuries in the past few years, including a fracture of the fibula in 2019. Staley has spent his entire career with San Francisco, who had been their first-round (28th overall) in 2007.
Breida and Goodwin leave
The 49ers have continued to be active in the third day of the draft 2020, while they sent the rusher Matt Breida to the Miami Dolphins and the receivers Marquise Goodwin to the Philadelphia Eagles.
According to ESPN, the team from California has got a choice of the fifth round against the first and a selection of the sixth round against the second. The 49ers have also sent a selection sixth round to the team from Pennsylvania. Breida and Goodwin were the formation of the “Niners” since the campaign in 2017.
In the last season, the half-offensive has carried the ball 123 times for gains of 623 yards and a touchdown. He also caught 19 passes for 120 yards and a major.
Never drafted, the native of Florida was agreed to with the 49ers as a free agent in 2017. Last week, he had accepted the offer, qualifying the “Niners”, a one-year contract worth $ 3,259 million $.
For his part, Goodwin has caught 12 passes for 186 yards and one touchdown in nine games in 2019. The 29-year old man has a valid contract until the end of the season in 2021.