The NFL trade deadline stands at 4 p.m. this afternoon, and the Redskins have been the subject of rumors and reports over the last week leading up to the deadline.
Under head coach Mike Shanahan and general manager Bruce Allen, the Redskins have made a number of trades, both small and large. But none have ever occurred in season.
Here is a review of the team's non-draft day trade moves under Shanahan/Allen:
- Trading for defensive end
- Trading for quarterback John Beck
- Trading for offensive tackle Jammal Brown
- Trading away tight end Dennis Morris
- Trading away cornerback Justin Tryon
- Trading for quarterback Donovan McNabb
- Trading defensive end Jeremy Jarmon for wide receiver Jabbar Gaffney
- Trading away defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth
- Trading away quarterback Donovan McNabb for pick to select
- Trading defensive end Vonnie Holliday for running back Tim Hightower
- Trading picks for the rights to draft quarterback
Robert Griffin III
- Trading away cornerback Kevin Barnes.
All of these moves played a role in the roster composition of this team, with Carriker, Morris and Griffin III remaining in the organization.
However, none of these moves were made during the season.
The last record of an in-season trade by the Washington Redskins was making the move for defensive lineman Eric Williams from the Detroit Lions in exchange for running back James Wilder and a fourth-round draft pick.
That move was made on Sept. 12, 1990, following Week 1 of the regular season. That trade was commenced nearly two years before rookie cornerback
While history is a poor predictor of future events, anything could happen today. Stay tuned to Redskins.com for all the latest.