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Redskins Acquiring Keenum From Broncos
The Broncos and Washington Redskins have agreed to terms on a trade that would send quarterback Case Keenum to Washington. The deal becomes official Wednesday when the league year begins.

According to's Mike Klis, the Broncos will get a sixth round pick in 2020 while Washington gets Denver's seventh rounder in 2020 plus Keenum.

Keenum got a reworked contract, with the Broncos paying him a $500,000 restructure bonus and $3.5 million of his $7 million salary, Klis added..

The Redskins had targeted Keenum as their top option, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, and he will battle Colt McCoy for the starting job.

Washington needed another signal-caller given the uncertainty surrounding Alex Smith, who continues to rehabilitate from a gruesome leg injury suffered during the 2018 regular season.

Keenum is set to join his fifth team since entering the league as an undrafted free agent with the Houston Texans in 2012.

He signed a two-year deal with the Broncos last offseason, but Denver's pending trade for quarterback Joe Flacco made Keenum expendable. Before joining the Broncos in 2018, Keenum spent the 2017 season with the Minnesota Vikings, parts of the 2014 season with the Texans and Rams, and then with the Rams from 2015 to 2016.

On his career, Keenum holds a 26-28 record as a starter and has passed for 12,661 yards and 64 touchdowns with 42 interceptions.

He went 17-13 as a full-time starter the past two seasons, one season for Minnesota and one for Denver. He threw 40 touchdowns and 22 interceptions with an 88.9 passer rating in 2017 and ’18 combined.

With McCoy being the only thing standing between him and a starting assignment, Keenum could have done much worse in this one.