Washington Redskins Trade For Quarterback Kyle Allen

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The Washington Redskins have traded for Carolina Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen.

According to Tom Pelissero, Allen was shipped from the Panthers to the Redskins for a fifth-round pick late Monday afternoon. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

The move comes after the Panthers signed former XFL star P.J. Walker to back up Teddy Bridgewater.

This seems like a solid move by the Redskins. Allen showed some serious flashes last season when he took over the starting role after Cam Newton got hurt.

Was Allen perfect on the field last season for the Panthers? Not at all. He has tons of room for improvement, but he’s got potential.


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He’s not going to be asked to start for the Redskins anyway. He’d be Dwayne Haskins backup if a game started today.

If the Redskins draft Tua Tagovailoa, then who knows what happens with Allen. As of right now, this is a solid trade in my view for Ron Rivera.


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He gets a backup quarterback with a decent amount of playing time under his belt. All things considered, I think you can be happy with this one if you’re a fan of the Redskins.

It’s rare to say something like that when talking about Washington, but it’s hard to hate this move.