Shanahan Quotes On Haynesworth

Mike Shanahan has gone on the record this morning about the Haynesworth no-show, and he was quoted as saying he is “very disappointed”  that Albert Haynesworth took their money and is now trying to arrange a trade. Here is specifically what Shanahan told the press this morning:

Shanahan: “It’s not a cloud. It’s not a distraction. Because he hasn’t BEEN here.”
Shanahan: “I think of youngsters as rookies. [11 & 12] are veterans.”
Shanahan: “Any time you’ve got the participation we’ve had in the offseason program you feel good.”
Shanahan: “All our players play multiple positions … Albert hasn’t been here, he has no idea what kind of defense we’re running.”
Shanahan: “he decided to take our check and we’re very disappointed he wasn’t here today.”

And to clear the trade matter up once and for all — here is what Shanahan agreed to do regarding Haynesworth’s contract months ago:

Shanahan says team gave Haynesworth permission to be released, NOT to seek a trade, if he didn’t take check.

[via Redskins’ blogger Matt Terl]


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