Prior to Dunbar’s recent legal troubles, Seattle acquired the cornerback in a deal with Washington over the offseason. They wanted to get to know him better to gauge his value. After an argument erupted and the card table was flipped, Baker allegedly brandished a weapon and told Dunbar and two other individuals to start robbing the people at the party, per the report. “That’s a no-bueno, guilty-until-proven-innocent precedent other players around NFL would see.
Now what? While the Seattle Seahawks continue to play the waiting game with defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, they have bolstered their secondary by agreeing to acquire cornerback Quinton Dunbar in a trade with the Washington Redskins, a source told ESPN's Josina Anderson.
Dunbar was planning on reporting to Seahawks training camp on July 28 and will appeal the NFL’s decision, per The Seattle Times’ Bob Condotta. Source: Seahawks acquire CB Quinton Dunbar, In rarity, Chiefs turn to ground game in victory, Allen ties Bills' recent struggles to his poor play, Source: Titans face fine as NFL ends virus audit, 49ers RB Mostert dealing with high ankle sprain, Belichick effusive in praise for 'great' TE Kittle, Chiefs starting RT Schwartz exits with back injury, Panthers work remotely as G goes on COVID list, Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes fastest to 90 touchdown passes, Barnwell's NFL hot seat ratings: Who could get fired (or benched), plus fixes for each. Dunbar tallied 37 tackles in 11 games with the Washington Redskins in 2019 as a fifth-year player. Dunbar is projected to be one of the team’s starting cornerbacks.
Before acquiring Dunbar, the only other outside cornerbacks behind Griffin and Flowers they had under contract for 2020 were inexperienced reserves Brian Allen and Ryan Neal.
Dunbar made 11 starts last season and 25 over five years with Washington, which signed him as an undrafted free agent out of Florida in 2015. The Seattle Seahawks could be without their starting cornerback. Analytics supported Bill Belichick going for 2 in New England Patriots' defeat, Packers must figure out how to avoid flameouts like loss at Tampa, Broncos coach Vic Fangio calls rare double safety blitz to seal victory, When Panthers protect Teddy Bridgewater, they're a different team, Bengals' A.J.
A source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Seattle is giving up a fifth-round pick for Dunbar. He has primarily played on the right side. That's what prompted the Redskins to have Dunbar switch from receiver in his rookie season of 2015. Seattle's cornerbacks -- including nickelbacks -- had only three interceptions both in 2018 and 2019. Green happy to 'feel like my old self again', Fantasy football waiver wire for NFL Week 7: Travis Fulgham, Justin Herbert among top pickups, Jets still attracting Super Bowl bets ... seriously, Eagles WR Travis Fulgham's globe-trotting, odds-defying rise to the NFL, McClure, ESPN Falcons reporter, dies at 48, Redskins release S Nicholson as retool continues, Sources: Redskins land QB Allen in Panthers deal, NFL free-agency tracker: Latest signings, trades, cuts and news. The Seahawks traded a fifth-round pick last October for starting free safety Quandre Diggs. He was traded this offseason to the Seahawks. Find out the latest on Quinton Dunbar's status for the upcoming NFL season.
There are conflicting opinions about how the Seahawks will continue to handle Dunbar’s situation given his ongoing legal battle. “Moving forward, the Seahawks will have to decide whether or not to hang onto Dunbar, who will be an unrestricted free agent after this season,” Smith explained.
The Miramar Police Department issued an arrest warrant for the two players over social media on Thursday night, tagging their respective NFL teams. Quinton Dunbar has been in the Seahawks' virtual meetings. All three last season came from Flowers, who was up and down in his second season and did not play well in the Seahawks' two playoff games.
Baker was selected in the first round of the 2019 NFL draft and recorded 61 tackles while starting in 15 games as a rookie. And it’s counter to all PC/JS have done in players-first SEA, READ NEXT: Jamal Adams Has Bold Message for Seahawks Fans After Trade, Seahawks Projected Starter’s Future Is in Doubt: Report, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. At 6-foot-2 and 202 pounds, Dunbar fits well with what Seattle likes: a long corner with speed. He had little chance to make the roster as a receiver, but he became an intriguing player as a corner for those reasons. But he's seeking a deal worth around $20 million per season, sources told ESPN, and no team has been willing to go that high.