International Development News
Development News Edition

Packers trade Clinton-Dix to Redskins, Montgomery to Ravens

The Green Bay Packers traded safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to the Washington Redskins and running back Ty Montgomery to the Baltimore Ravens before Tuesday's deadline.

Washington will send Green Bay a fourth-round pick for Clinton-Dix, according to multiple reports. The Ravens, who announced the acquisition of Montgomery and the release of linebacker Albert McClellan to clear a roster spot, will reportedly trade the Packers a 2020 seventh-round pick in exchange for the running back.

Clinton-Dix, who turns 26 in December, is in the fifth-year option of his rookie deal after the Packers took him 21st overall in the 2014 draft. He had indicated earlier this year he didn't anticipate returning to the team when he hits free agency in March 2019.

Clinton-Dix has three interceptions, a sack and a forced fumble in seven games this season. He did not miss a game in four-plus seasons with the Packers, totaling 390 tackles, 14 interceptions and 25 passes defensed.

"Much love y'all [cheese emoji]," Clinton-Dix tweeted shortly before the news broke.

Washington has started D.J. Swearinger (four interceptions this season) and Montae Nicholson at safety for all seven games this season. Swearinger hasn't missed a snap, while Nicholson has played all but five. No other safety has played more than 24 snaps.

Montgomery's trade comes two days after he lost a fumble on a kickoff return with two minutes left in regulation and the Packers trailing the Los Angeles Rams, 29-27. Head coach Mike McCarthy said Montgomery was supposed to take a touchback if the kickoff reached the end zone. The Packers did not get the ball back, as the Rams ran out the clock.

Montgomery said on the radio Monday that he and his family received death threats following the loss.

The 24-year-old has 26 carries for 105 yards and a score plus 15 catches for 170 yards in seven games this season. He is entering the final year of his rookie contract after Green Bay took him in the third round in 2015.

A wide receiver coming out of college, Montgomery transitioned to running back during the 2016 season and stayed there full time entering 2017. He has 849 rushing yards (4.8 average) and 827 receiving yards (8.5 average) with 10 total touchdowns through 36 games (14 starts).

McClellan, 32, was released by the Ravens at final cuts but re-signed in September after an injury to C.J. Mosley. After starting one game, he returned to a reserve role when Mosley returned and has three tackles in six games this year.

--Field Level Media

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)



'No escape from telephones', this 1953 prediction actually comes true

In 1953, a telephone company chief predicted that therell be no escape from telephones in the future....

With Ayodhya verdict, CJI starts clearing high profile pending cases

Ending all the speculations, the Chief Justice of India Mr. Ranjan Gogoi who is due to retire on November 17 decided to deliver the verdict in Ayodya dispute at 10.30 am on Saturday which is not a working day for the Supreme Court. This is ...

How partnerships and collaborations could enhance teacher training

Monica Malhotra Kandhari, Managing Director, MBD Group shares her views on public private partnership and collaborations in education sector. She supports her propositions with her organisations success stories....

Fixed Test centers would facelift level of WTC in India

The venues for the test matches in India should be fixed so that World Test Championship matches remain fair....


Latest News

Karnataka by-polls: 'Crorepatis' galore in Hoskote

Hoskote, one of the 15 assembly constituencies that is expected to witness a high stake battle for December 5 bypolls in Karnataka has Crorepatis in the fray. The constituency on the outskirts of Bengaluru is seeing a three-cornered contes...

Strikes resume in Iraq to bolster anti-regime protests

Iraqis flooded the streets of the capital and southern cities on Sunday in a general strike that bolstered the weeks-long movement demanding a government overhaul. Sit-ins have become the go-to tactic for the rallies that erupted in early O...

Who are 'top' people who do not want action against corrupt, Priyanka asks UP govt on audio clip

Congress general-secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government over a purported audio clip in which state minister Swati Singh allegedly threatened a police officer, and sought to know who are the upar to...

NUMSA plans secondary strike in S.Africa's aviation industry after SAA talks go nowhere

A union that called a strike at South African Airways said on Sunday it was consulting with workers on a secondary strike across the industry after talks with the state-run carrier ended without a deal.This secondary strike will have the im...

Give Feedback