NFL Training Camp: Albert Haynesworth Is Not Out Of Shape

July 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Stop believing everything you hear.
Albert Haynesworth is not out of shape.
On Thursday, Haynewsorth failed a team-imposed conditioning test, forcing him to sit out an afternoon practice. On Friday, he failed the same test again. If that was the entire story, this column wouldn't have to be written.
The problem is, too many people are willing to stop with just one side of the story.
It is very easy to rail on Haynesworth for failing a conditioning test. In Washington D.C, the common thread whenever anyone talks about Haynesworth is adjectives like "fat," "lazy," "out of shape," "spoiled," "pampered."
So, when Haynesworth fails a conditioning test, it's simple to fit that right in with the narrative. When he fails it twice, clearly he is fat, lazy, and let's throw stupid in there too. Hell, is he even a football player, or just John "Bluto" Blutarsky all grown up?
Now, The Rest of the Story
Don't look past the fact that Haynesworth is the o...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments