The Washington Football Team will most likely enter the 2021 NFL season without their reliable right tackle Morgan Moses. According to multiple reports, the organization allowed Moses to start looking for a trade.
It is believed that Washington will move on from Moses even if there isn’t a team that would give up assets for the 30-year-old veteran. Either scenario opens up $7.75 million in salary-cap for the franchise.
Washington added depth to the tackle position this offseason to such an extent that Moses didn’t have a guaranteed place on the roster. This included signing one-time Pro Bowler Charles Leno Jr. in the free agency, trading for former-first round pick Ereck Flowers and drafting Texas’ Samuel Cosmi in the second year of the 2021 draft.
Cosmi’s arrival probably influenced Moses’ exit the most as he is most comfortable on the right side. And while having a significant investment in the 22-year-old player, it’s only natural that Washington wants him to play.
Morgan Moses was Washington’s third-round selection in 2014. After injuries limited him to eight games in his rookie season, he took command of the right tackle position during his sophomore year and never looked back. Since 2015, Moses started every regular-season game.
It is unclear which teams might be interested in trading for Moses, but the New England Patriots or Las Vegas Raiders seem like possible destinations at the moment.