Redskins: 3 teams that could trade for Trent Williams after reported trade demand

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 25: Deshaun Watson #4 of the Houston Texans is contratulated by Julie'n Davenport #70 and Senio Kelemete #64 after a touchdown pass in the third quarter against the Miami Dolphins at NRG Stadium on October 25, 2018 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 25: Deshaun Watson #4 of the Houston Texans is contratulated by Julie'n Davenport #70 and Senio Kelemete #64 after a touchdown pass in the third quarter against the Miami Dolphins at NRG Stadium on October 25, 2018 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images) /
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HOUSTON, TX – DECEMBER 02: Baker Mayfield #6 of the Cleveland Browns is pressured by Whitney Mercilus #59 of the Houston Texans in the fourth quarter at NRG Stadium on December 2, 2018 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX – DECEMBER 02: Baker Mayfield #6 of the Cleveland Browns is pressured by Whitney Mercilus #59 of the Houston Texans in the fourth quarter at NRG Stadium on December 2, 2018 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images) /

2. Cleveland Browns

John Dorsey has made some big trades during his time with the Browns and most recently, he pulled off a move to get Odell Beckham Jr. However, despite his shrewd maneuvering, the Browns do have a slight weakness on the offensive line.

In the Beckham trade, the Browns got rid of Kevin Zeitler, one of the best interior linemen in the league. His replacement, Austin Corbett, is an unproven former second-round pick. This wouldn’t be as much of a problem if the Browns weren’t already merely decent at best at the tackle position.

Left tackle Greg Robinson and right tackle Chris Hubbard have been fine for the Browns. Robinson only allowed one sack last year in eight starts, but he gave up 10 penalties. Meanwhile, Hubbard allowed six sacks but committed just three penalties. Again, both are serviceable, but Williams would be an upgrade.

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Williams is coming off a down year in which he posted a sack and 12 penalties in 13 starts. However, he blocked better than Robinson, dealt with a knee injury, and gave up 7-of-13 penalties when Mark Sanchez and Josh Johnson were starting at quarterback. The unfamiliarity with the signal callers there could have had an impact. Williams would be an upgrade over Robinson as the starting left tackle and push Robinson into the swing role, which would be an upgrade for the Browns.

That also would give the team three solid tackles, and that’s something that they are lacking in wake of waiving promising former undrafted free agent, Desmond Harrison (for more on Harrison, check out why the Redskins could target him on the waiver wire).

The Browns would have no trouble bringing Williams onto their roster. They have $32 million in cap space and Dorsey has shown a tendency for being aggressive in trades. If Dorsey thinks Williams is an upgrade over Robinson, he will probably pull the trigger.