It’s whatever,” he said later. “It felt weird to say the least,” he said. “What I went through health-wise, it took me away from the game for a minute, anyway. It’s something I didn’t think I’d have to do.”, With Case Keenum still in concussion protocol, Dwayne Haskins prepares to start, Brewer: Arrogance leaves Redskins frozen at the trade deadline as the rest of the NFL rushes by. You’re not good enough for us to trade for.’ I felt like that was the play, more so than to get me moved.”. If I’m being told by the very people who I put my career in the hands of telling me I’m fine, then I’m fine. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) “I love football,” Williams said when asked if he still wanted to play. “He’s not down there in the training room. The bombshell news was the latest twist in what's been a drawn-out battle between the team and Williams, who has been holding out since the start of training camp. When asked multiple times whether the relationship with the team’s front office could be repaired, Williams deflected but said “there’s no trust” in the organization. “I got the team to finally, what I thought was a cyst, extracted,” Williams said. He already has lost a little more than half of his $10.25 million salary for this season and several of his signing bonuses. I was told some scary things from the doctor. The Redskins have chosen not to pay the remaining $5.1 million of Trent Williams' salary after placing the offensive tackle on the non-football injury list Thursday. Earlier, Williams was asked if he wants to be traded. We have requested this review under the NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement that provides for an independent third party review of any NFL player’s medical care. Obviously, playing with no guaranteed money, I don’t think any premier player would want to do that, especially not in the game that we play today.”. … But, I just feel like things could’ve gotten handled a lot better. The team released the following statement: It was concerning, but there was no pain involved. “I just felt like that was done to embarrass me, so to speak. Allen changed that stance two days before the trade deadline, but no deal was made. He was angry, he said, furious that for six years team doctors failed to take seriously a growth on his head that was diagnosed this winter as a rare form of cancer. The Washington Redskins won't pay Trent Williams' $5.1 million salary after he held out for the first half of the season amid a dispute over a team doctor's misdiagnosis of a cancerous tumor. ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams revealed a cancer diagnosis that played a part in his lengthy holdout and distrust of … And, I mean, to me it was more important, too. Williams spoke for 18 minutes. However, Williams added that he did not demand a new contract during his holdout and indicated that he had lost so much faith in the team that he wouldn’t want to talk about renegotiating his deal anymore. “You can kind of draw the conclusions if you want.”. Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams (71) told the media he had cancer. Thursday was the first time the 31-year-old Williams has spoken publicly since the end of last season. Trent Williams accused the Redskins' medical staff of failing to act in a timely manner to have his cancerous tumor treated. A person with knowledge of the situation said team president Bruce Allen did not want to send the franchise’s top player to another team in response to Williams’s holdout, figuring the accumulation of fines and lost game checks would eventually bring Williams back. Due to healthcare and privacy regulations, we are unable to comment further at this time. The first time, he said, “We’ll see how the helmet thing turns out.”, “I love football,” he said. He wore a white cap on his head and while he smiled several times, his foot-tapping grew to the point that at times his whole body shook. “That’s just what it is.”, “I can’t say names, to be honest. This is Washington LT Trent Williams explaining how he was misdiagnosed by Redskins docs for the growth on his head almost 6 years ago with what wound up being skin cancer (DFSP) & … “Football has done everything for me.”. “Football was more important, and to me it was more important, too. "I … Ian Rapoport reports that teammates were concerned it … #Redskins “Think how you describe to your 9-year-old, your 5-year-old, that daddy might not be here,” Williams said. But the lump continued to grow over the years. Williams had been away from the team for the entire offseason program and then missed the first eight weeks of the regular season. A couple of days after ending his five-month holdout with the Washington Redskins, star left tackle Trent Williams revealed his diagnosis with a rare form of cancer. The New York Giants on Sunday visit the Washington Redskins, who don't have offensive tackle Trent Williams, in the wake of his cancer scare and ensuing dispute with the organization. Trent Williams says Washington Redskins doctors misdiagnosed his cancer more than FIVE YEARS ago ... and the 7-time Pro Bowl left tackle says it nearly cost him his life.. “It’s tough.”. In midwinter, he had surgery there to remove it. Trent Williams was diagnosed with Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP), a rare form of cancer. Williams thought … Williams also seemed frustrated with the fact the Redskins had not traded him. When asked about team owner Daniel Snyder, however, Williams said he still valued his friendship and seemed to separate him from Allen. He did not directly confirm suggestions made by friends and associates that he does not want to play for the Redskins again, but he did not sound like someone who wants to be with the team. Trent Williams reveals he had cancer, blames Redskins for not recognizing it sooner ... Washington Redskins star left tackle Trent Williams sat hunched in … After a lengthy holdout, Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams said he had cancer and alleged the team misdiagnosed him. Trent Williams’s silent struggle with the Redskins is now an all-out war. It ’ s whatever, ” Williams said when asked if he play... 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