FILE PHOTO: Sep 17, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams (71) after throwing what turned out to be the game winning touchdown in the game against the Los Angeles Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The third and final day of the NFL Draft kicked off on Saturday with the Washington Redskins trading seven-time Pro Bowl offensive tackle Trent Williams to the San Francisco 49ers for a fifth-round pick this year and a third round selection in 2021.
The trade came early in the fourth round of the draft, which was taken to a “virtual” format for the first time ever, as the COVID-19 outbreak has forced prospects, coaches and personnel into lockdown.
Teams will continue to fill out their rosters in rounds four to seven as Commissioner Roger Goodell maintains that the upcoming season, set to kick off Sept. 10, will move forward as scheduled.
Williams, who sought a trade…
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