Joe Theismann gives Haynesworth the verbal Shawshank treatment [Bog]
"He doesn't give a damn about anybody but himself....He really offers nothing as a person, as a player, as a teammate...Albert Haynesworth will not be a part of the Washington Redskins."
Haynesworth checked with NFLPA first he could get away with stealing [Insider]
Based on past rulings and the language in the CBA, the union informed Haynesworth they would probably win if the Redskins attempt to do more than impose the usual fine for skipping a mandatory minicamp.
Fat Al plans on attending training camp soley to avoid losing that $$ [106.7]
NFL Source told me that Haynesworth was planning on attending training camp in late July at Redskins Park, because he was assured that Washington could not seek payment for missing the mandatory mini-camp but that their could be potential litigation via arbitration if he skips the actual training camp sessions.
Salary Cap Expert: "Most likely ending to Haynesworth saga is a buyout." [CSN]
Update: The union would say there should be proration -- $22 million divided by the final six years of the contract, meaning Haynesworth owes the Redskins only $4.2 million.
Sonny Jurgensen and Tony Romo on the same Football Card. Seriously. [ebay]
File Under: WTF were they thinking?
From a contact at UNC: Willie Parker has been working out at his former alma-mater, UNC, all week prior to the mandatory minicamp. Coaches there say he's in the best shape of his life and not to count him out.
Ma'ake Kemoeatu would still want to play football with $100 mil [Bog]
"We were just talking about that in the locker room. I was like, 'If I were to win the lottery today and I get $100 million now, I would still be playing football.' I love the game. I grew up playing around it."
Shanahan has experience in Haynesworth-like situations [extremeskins]
From his time in Denver when he signed former Redskin Daryl Gardener
Atogwe visiting Seahawks [espn]
Redskins are giddy about Kareem Moore. I was too after camp last year, but that did not translate onto the field like I thought it would. Another year off to watch film could be a huge step. He certainly is close.
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