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Quinton Dunbar asks Washington to trade or release him

Quinton Dunbar turned in a strong 2019 season, but his standing with Washington's current regime might not be as firm as it was with the previous power structure. The veteran cornerback has requested to be traded or released, John Keim of ESPN.com reports. Dunbar had engaged in extension talks with the Bruce Allen-led regime but has not had contact with Washington's brass since Ron Rivera‘s hire, Keim adds. Dunbar is attached to a three-year, $10.5 million deal — which he signed shortly after the 2017 season ended. That pact runs through 2020. However, the former undrafted free agent intercepted a career-high four...

Quinton Dunbar turned in a strong 2019 season, but his standing with Washington’s current regime might not be as firm as it was with the previous power structure. The veteran cornerback has requested to be traded or released, John Keim of ESPN.com reports. Dunbar had engaged in extension talks with the Bruce Allen-led regime but has not had contact with Washington’s brass since Ron Rivera‘s hire, Keim adds. Dunbar is attached to a three-year, $10.5 million deal — which he signed shortly after the 2017 season ended. That pact runs through 2020. However, the former undrafted free agent intercepted a career-high four passes last season and graded as Pro Football Focus’ No. 2 overall cornerback in 2019. Washington’s other two primary corners — Fabian Moreau and Josh Norman — ended the season as PFF’s Nos. 97 and 111 corners. Considering the going rate for starting corners, Dunbar is underpaid. The 27-year-old defender is set to make just $3.25 million next season. That figure ranks well outside the upper reaches

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