Posts Tagged ‘albert haynesworth’

The “Worst Non-Active Player” in Redskins History? SI Makes Their Pick

Sports Illustrated has put out a piece on the “Worst non-active player by franchise” for each and every franchise, the Redskins included. The player that the author the piece, Doug Farrar, picked was truly one of the biggest busts in NFL history – that being former defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth. Albert Haynesworth DT, Washington Redskins […]

Former DT Haynesworth Claims Redskins Killed His “Passion for Football”

Former defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth wrote in The Players Tribune that playing for the Redskins — who signed him to a $100 million contract — caused him to lose his “passion for football,” Will Brinson of CBS Sports reports. Haynesworth writes about meeting with Mike Shanahan (who will now get an extra chance at jumping […]

Dan Snyder Rolled the Dice and Finally Won

By Lucas McMillan Dan Snyder is one of the most vilified owners in the NFL, and deservedly so. He spends money like the world is ending tomorrow, and often on players who don’t deserve it. Here’s a quick breakdown of some of his most egregious contracts: > Antwaan Randle El, seven years, $31 million. Played […]

Report: Redskins penalized $36M in cap room over illegal contract structuring

ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the Redskins will be penalized $36 million in salary cap room over the 2012 and 2013 offseasons, for “illegally” front-loading the contracts of two players during the “uncapped” year in 2009 (when the Salary Cap was not in place). The Redskins can split the $36M penalty between the two […]

A “Lack of Talent” Show

Anyone who knows anything about NFL football knows that it’s no secret that the Redskins and their fanbase were the butt of numerous punchlines of jokes surrounding the Redskins throwing excessive amounts of money at big name players, and consistently contending for the “offseason championship” or “championship team on paper” title. Over the last 11 […]

Redskins trade DT Albert Haynesworth to New England

Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter (via Twitter): Filed to ESPN: Washington traded DT Albert Haynesworth to the New England Patriots for a fifth-round pick in 2013. Assuming the trade is finalized – no reason it shouldn’t/won’t be – the fact that the Redskins front office was able to acquire even two late round draft picks for […]

Brian Orakpo is tired of the Haynesworth “nonsense”

Via Pro Football Talk: A year ago, the dominant story coming out of Redskins camp was the constant feuding between coach Mike Shanahan and defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth, who failed repeated attempts to pass Shanahan’s mandatory conditioning test. This year, Haynesworth’s teammate Brian Orakpo says that won’t be an issue. “This year, we’re not going […]

Source Says Haynesworth Will Report to Camp on Time

Chris Russell of ESPN 980 Washington reports that nose tackle Albert Haynesworth will report to Redskins training camp. “Of course he will,” said a source. The reasons are obvious. Haynesworth wants out of Washington, and the quickest way to force the team’s hand is to cause another media blitz by showing up on time. Washington […]