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Trent Williams Got Cut In Hawaii (Update: And Also Tasered)

Two weeks ago I wrote, “This Richard Sherman video reveals Trent Williams is insane.” Turns out that may’ve been foreshadowing (via @granthpaulsen):

Sources: Trent Williams was involved in altercation last night resulting in him needing stitches, being pulled out of Pro Bowl.

Considering the season he’d just had, that’s a damn shame. He’d bounced back from drug suspension in 2011 to emerge as a team leader and one of the best left tackles in football. Yet here he is closing out the campaign by shoving a dude in the face after a playoff game and reportedly getting cut up before the Pro Bowl game.

And who gets in a fight in Hawaii? That’s only allowed if you’re trying to surf North Shore and some locals treat you like a haole.

Either way, it’s not what you want to hear about the second-most valuable player on your roster. Get right, Silverback.

Update: Adam Schefter shares info from Honolulu PD of “a large affray at a night club,” including that “Williams is not a suspect” and “he got stitches in his head and was tasered.” The NFL says he’s a victim of assault.

Update No. 2: Schefter story for has this incredible passage:

Trent Williams […] was Tasered in the back and cracked over the head with a champagne bottle during the melee yet still did not fall to the ground, sources say.

“It was like he was Jason on ‘Friday the 13th’ — man just wouldn’t go down,” one source said of the 6-foot-5, 318-pound Williams.

D.C. sports fan and digital media guy that's been doing this since 2004. Once threw a football further than Chris Cooley.



  1. Shameless

    January 25, 2013 at 10:11 PM

    I remember our mini conversation on that, and it looks like you were far closer to reality

  2. Some Redskins Fan

    January 26, 2013 at 11:58 AM

    Cue the anti-Pro Bowl arguments…

  3. BigMike619

    January 26, 2013 at 1:33 PM

    Looks like you were way off and just coming out with yet another wrong remark. He is NOT a suspect and doesnt need to “get right” if hes not in the wrong in the first place. Maybe this site needs a little “act right” and less gossip.

  4. Jamie Mottram

    January 26, 2013 at 2:57 PM

    We didn’t accuse him of anything, so what were we way off about?

  5. Shameless

    January 27, 2013 at 12:15 PM

    Getting tasered usually means you aren’t completely cooperative or innocent bro, not gossip

  6. ILM

    January 27, 2013 at 6:58 PM

    I never knew how to spell ” haole”

  7. Jamie Mottram

    January 27, 2013 at 9:27 PM

    Thank you, Google.

  8. flipcon431

    January 28, 2013 at 11:09 AM

    does the report say he was tased by a policer officer? assuming that at this point sounds like gossip.

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