The Washington Redskins have positioned Trent Williams on the reserve/non-football damage checklist, ending his season.

The staff introduced the transfer Thursday, ending a monthslong saga involving the star offensive deal with and the staff. Sources mentioned the Redskins doubtless will look to commerce Williams within the offseason, one thing they have been reluctant to take action earlier than the deadline, barring the flexibility to land a playmaker or a excessive choose.

Williams final week revealed a most cancers prognosis that performed a component in his prolonged holdout and mistrust of the staff’s medical employees and group.

He mentioned he instructed the staff of the medical subject six years in the past and {that a} progress on his head grew considerably over time. The 31-year-old mentioned he had a tumor faraway from his cranium and must get checked out each six months to verify he is OK.

The seven-time Professional Bowl choice had three surgical procedures in the course of the offseason to take away the tumor and remained away from the staff throughout that point. Williams mentioned it acquired fairly critical, and he was “instructed some scary issues” by medical doctors that modified his outlook on life.

The Redskins later launched a press release saying they requested that the NFL’s Administration Council convene a joint committee with the NFL Gamers Affiliation to assessment the medical information and care given to Williams.

After reporting to the Redskins on Oct. 29, Williams instructed the staff that he felt discomfort on his scalp after placing on a helmet throughout his bodily. It was sufficient for the Redskins to fail his bodily. The staff had been looking for a custom-made helmet for Williams.

Williams additionally expressed dissatisfaction along with his contract, which runs by 2020 with out assured {dollars}. Regardless of returning, he wouldn’t decide to taking part in once more for the group that drafted him fourth total in 2010.

The holdout was an costly one for Williams. He was fined at the least $1.2 million this summer time whereas additionally dropping 25% of his signing bonus proration for lacking coaching camp and one other 25% for lacking the primary sport. He missed eight sport checks at $638,000 per week as effectively. In complete, the holdout value him roughly $7 million.

The NFLPA additionally got here to Williams’ protection Sunday, tweeting a press release that accused NFL Community and former Redskins common supervisor and present community analyst Charley Casserly of utilizing misinformation in an try and tarnish the offensive deal with’s repute.

ESPN’s John Keim and The Related Press contributed to this report.