Albert Haynesworth, Headed To The Oakland Raiders?

August 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When Albert Haynesworth's shunned the Redskins' voluntary offseason program, the Redskins’ old-school hard-knuckled coach Mike Shanahan took offense.
In return, Shanahan devised a plan for payback which included a nonsensical timed conditioning test that he knew was nearly impossible to complete within the allotted time.
Next, Shanahan demoted Haynesworth to a backup role.
On Saturday night against the Baltimore Ravens, Haynesworth entered the game in the third quarter with the backups. The disgruntled defensive lineman responded, "Third quarter. I'm a ninth-year pro. I don't think I should have been out there in the third quarter. But, for having 'headaches' again, that was what they wanted to do."
Shanahan’s only response was, "He wasn't going to play with the first or second team for obvious reasons. He's going to have to earn his way to play with that group."
When asked about Shanahan’s decision to hold him out of the first ...

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