Seahawks trade for Quinton Dunbar

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Cornerback Quinton Dunbar wanted Washington to trade or release him for some time and he reportedly got what he’s been looking for on Monday.

Josina Anderson of ESPN reports that the Seahawks have agreed to trade for Dunbar. PFT has confirmed the trade and that Seattle will send a fifth-round pick in return. Washington traded a fifth-rounder to Carolina for quarterback Kyle Allen earlier on Monday.

Dunbar had 37 tackles and four interceptions in 11 games for Washington last season. He’s set to make $3.25 million during the 2020 season, which is the final year of his current contract. Washington will take on $1 million in dead money as a result of the trade.

Dunbar is the first addition to the secondary in Seattle since the start of the new league year. Shaquill Griffin and Tre Flowers remain on hand after leading the team’s cornerbacks in playing time last year.

14 responses to “Seahawks trade for Quinton Dunbar

  1. Terrible trade for the Redskins! I guess Rivera has zero appetite for whining players, but there is a hangover from Bruce Allen and the owner that he’s inherited!

  2. Improving the secondary will help with the pass rush, in addition to a couple more d-line moves. Excellent trade by Seattle.

  3. Dunbar will be on the injury report more than he’ll be on the field. You can take the wideout our of the wideout group, but you can’t take the snowflake out of the wideout.

  4. quietly one of the better corners in the league last year and was traded for a ham sandwich. Only the redskins would trade their best corner for nothing and then being back a corner they didn’t want two years ago for Alex Smith and pay him 40 million dollars.

  5. Trey Flowers is young, even though he is excellent in run support he is an absolute liability in pass coverage. If its not a first down, he is one double move away from a critical PI. Dunbar and Griffin on the outside with Amadi on the inside could be something. I think they have 2 of the most underrated safeties in football.

  6. Not sure Seahawks wanted to sign Al Woods right away and instead we’re trying to see what improvements they might secure in the free agency/draft. I think they thought he would be available awhile longer and likely are surprised. I know I am.

  7. PFF ranked #2 after Richard Sherman. Can’t complain about that. This really solves D-backfield weakness. Now for some depth, and a faster nickel who can keep up with Tyreek Hill and Sammy Watkins in the big show.

    Along with genuine work on the O-Line, this looks like one of the most productive pre-draft offseason in a long time.

    Russell Wilson spoke and Schneider-Carroll listened. Hallelujah!

  8. Now that he is on the Seahawks, I thought I would review the past injuries Dunbar has reportedly had that kept him out of games or sent to IR. I see that they all are different; Hamstring, Knee, Shin, and concussions which have caused him to miss 14 games the last 2 years. No doubt; He is talented and a very good CB when healthy. But as many noted, that’s been a problem, much more so the past two years. I know he wanted a new contract for more money, but if I’m Seattle I wait to see if he can stay on the field or make it incentive based with availability being one of the key factors.

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