How Is Albert Haynesworth’s Conduct Not Detrimental To the League?

June 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This past offseason for the Washington Redskins has been plagued by headlines of Albert Haynesworth missing OTAs and a mandatory mini-camp.
Of course you all know the Washington Redskins signed him to a $100 million deal last offseason.
After a lackluster year, the Skins also brought in a new coaching staff.
Jim Haslette, the new defensive coordinator, is now installing a 3-4 defense as opposed to the Skins 4-3, which is all Haynesworth has ever played in.
With the new coaches and new scheme, Haynesworth has stayed away from D.C. all offseason and then after taking $21 million in bonus money has demanded a trade.
It is selfishness in players like this that I believe is hurting the league the most.  We are in a deep recession with a record number of people out of work.  In fact I bet most of you reading this have been affected by the economy or know someone who has.
In past seasons most people overlooked things like this.  If it wasn't one ...

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