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Bye Bye Haynesworth

Haynesworth could be turning in his playbook before the season is over (AP Photo)

…at least until Wednesday. Albert was quoted as being “too upset” to speak with Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan on Tuesday in Ashburn. Haynesworth has had a series of issues this season from his inability to pass a conditioning test in the preseason, to his step-brother’s death, a few minor injuries and now being benched for being late. There were rumors that he was hung over during practice the week before Sunday’s game. During an interview, Haynesworth’s teammate Phillip Daniels got emotional and began to say what we believe many in the locker room already feel:

I’ve been through 15 seasons and I ain’t won (anything). So what I’m saying is if I can come out here and do this, don’t tell me that you can’t do it…I want every guy on this team to do well. I want you to realize that if you ain’t all in, you don’t need to be here.

What will become of Haynesworth in Washington remains to be seen. The Redskins face Tampa Bay this Sunday at FedEx field.

UPDATE: Albert Haynesworth has been suspended for the final four games of the 2010 NFL season by the Washington Redskins for conduct detrimental to the team.

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  • Ralph Grubb

    Mr. Haynesworth should change his last name to “Aintworth”… as in “Aintworth the money”; “Aintworth the time his coaches and other players have spent with him”. He should take a hint from Phillip Daniels and the other Redskins players and do what HIS coaches expect of HIM. He plays for them; they don’t work for him. This clown has a lot of nerve suggesting that he knows more about how they should play him than they do. How many Super Bowl championship teams has he played for? If any at all, it’s not nearly as many as Mike Shanahan has coached. “Mr. Aintworth” should get off his XXXX-sized backside and get rid of his XXXXX-sized ego and try to be a team player for a change. He might find it very refreshing!