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Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

Posted on: July 28, 2011 6:36 am
Edited on: July 28, 2011 7:56 am
The Washington Redskins have traded Albert Haynesworth to the Patriots. In Washington, Haynesworth was a bum. A malcontent, a horrible teammate and a stone, cold jackass. In New England, he'll turn into the best defensive lineman in football.

The move, first reported by ESPN and confirmed by me, is typical Bill Belichick. And it will work. Because this is what Belichick does. He takes reclamation projects, jerks and castoffs, like Randy Moss, shines them up, and turns them into Pro Bowlers.

There is no question -- no question at all -- that Haynesworth will be a great player once again the way he was in Tennessee. And all the Patriots will have given up is a fifth round pick.

Remember this: when Haynesworth was in Tennessee he was considered the best interior lineman in the sport at the time.

In some ways this trade is sad. Haynesworth is being rewarded for his disgraceful behavior in Washington. He's now going to the best organization in football after a shameful tenure with the Redskins. But hell. That's football.

I've called Belichick the best coach in the history of football and been mocked for it but it's true. He can coach anyone, anywhere, any time. He'll do it again with Haynesworth.

Fat Albert will soon be gone. Dominant Haynesworth is just around the corner.

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Since: Oct 21, 2006
Posted on: July 29, 2011 8:28 am

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

New England will find out what the Redskins know.
Haynesworth will never "turn into the best defensive lineman in football."
He's useless and lazy.
He won't make it through the season with New England.
This is one project the Patriots will regreat.

Since: Sep 27, 2006
Posted on: July 29, 2011 5:43 am

Albert Haynesworth

Ok now here's big, big news! The Redskins cut loose a bum they wanted to cut loose a year ago. I guess since there has not been any significant player news, this is actually a story.

Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: July 29, 2011 4:26 am

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

MPouncey wrote:
Yeah seriously. Those cheating frauds can't win without their cameras rolling. I also love how it's never mentioned that they essentially traded Clay Matthews to the Packers. Belicheat isn't the genius he's portrayed to be unless you're talking about him getting away with cheating.

NESportsouth responded

The biggest cry babies are the homers whose team have the most trouble beating the Patriots. They resort to childish name calling, making fun of Brady's hair, and other "girlie" antics. The Patriots made another steal and they can't stand it. I love it. Brilliant shopping Pats !

Yeah isn't it funny Sport. That's all crybaby Pouncey can do. His steelers have trouble beating the Pats in recent years(Pats have won something like 8 out of 10) and all he can do is cry about cheating, calling Brady and now Ocho girls, talking about Tom's hair, etc. It's because when he focuses on football, he cries himself to sleep at night because head-to-head, his team can't beat the Pats ! He's just a 3rd grader with an attitude problem of not working and playing well with others !

Since: Aug 25, 2009
Posted on: July 29, 2011 3:51 am

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

Haynseworth was decent undr Jeff Fisher.  I think he needs a no nonsense coach.  If BB can get this guy to perform up to expectations, while the Deadskins pick up the tab for the signing bonus, this will be a great move.


As for 85...  If he realizes he is just one small part of a bigger picture, and is okay with that..  He can be a decent WR

Since: Aug 25, 2009
Posted on: July 29, 2011 3:48 am

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

The Pat's are known for gettinng quality from guys with previous baggage, but these two are big projects....

Good luck, and maybe hire a psychologist, just in case.

Since: Jul 29, 2011
Posted on: July 29, 2011 2:15 am

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

"Albertt and Ocho!" ..........sounds like a new TV show in Boston where all the homers can watch the disentegration of the franchise!  LOL

Since: Jul 29, 2011
Posted on: July 29, 2011 2:11 am

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

another dumbass Boston homer.  I'm so sick of the world revolving arounding Boston and the Patriots.  This is another example of "shit" turning to gold.  Patriots will go down hard again to the dismay of ESPN and the rest of the world.

Since: Jul 23, 2011
Posted on: July 29, 2011 2:06 am

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

BILL,BILL. You need help. But, not these TWO GUYS. Have you been snowed in the last couple of  years in Buffalo?

Since: Jul 23, 2011
Posted on: July 29, 2011 2:00 am

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

Hey Bellacheck. You don't owe Chad or Al a damm thang. What are you trying to prove? These TWO are all talk. They already got their 40 Acres & Mule. As you can see. They can farm a damm thang.  Come- on man. If Al becomes an ALL-Pro. I'll stay f&&^%$$ broke.

Since: Aug 23, 2006
Posted on: July 29, 2011 1:52 am

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

Man o man - all I can do is chuckle at the Patriot haters.  It's this time of the year that I so love while some teams sit idle and are content to use only their signed talent and their draft picks to make up their roster Bill Belichick goes on a super-deal shopping spree picking up highly tlaented players who may have had problems on their old teams but because of "the Patriot way" and the ability of Belichick to run a strong operation and a business atmosphere the players fall in line and do their jobs - sometimes beyond their god given abilities because Belichick and his staff know where to place the chess pieces so that they are in place to do their jobs.  Sure, there is risk involved with signing "fat Albert" and Ocho but guess what?  Because of their reputations we are able to pick them up for chump change and sign them to low-risk contracts.  So, if they don't work out - see you later and all we've lost is a 5th round draft pick on the player.  It is situations like this where Belichick shows his genius because his roster moves result in low risk and all we did was pick up two pro-bowlers who had "lost their way" on bad teams.  Not too long ago "Fat Albert" was a superstar in Tennessee - that was only 2 years ago - he'll lose the weight and he'll destroy foes while he becomes best friends with a great leader named Vince Wilfork.  Wilfork is a beast and he does his job and he does it well and he fits the Patriot system like a glove.  The brilliance of Belichick is that because he is such am aster motivator the existing talent holds the new players accountable for their actions, essentially self-policing itself.  The players will not put up with bad behavior because of the actions of the coach and it becomes a team-wide philosophy. 

You guys can hate all you want but at the end of Week 17 the Patriots will again be AFC East champs, will have a first round bye, and will (through the rebuilding process that was performed on the field the past 2 years but was so successful it was seamless and nobody even knew that the Pats were rebuilding) the team has improved and will beat teams like the Jets who talk a big game every year but fall short.  Sure, they beat the Patriots last year but fell short of the Superbowl yet again as they will do again this year.  I did not see the "core" of the Jets team get any younger in the past two years - in fact, all I saw was the team add veterans who are either approaching their prime or are past their prime - they look good on paper but when the biggest games are on the line they choke.  I didn't see the Jets get younger this year but the Patriots have a team of sprouting draft picks mixed in with veterans but every veteran has an "understudy" that they are mentoring who will some day replace the veteran and will then be in his prime.  After the last Superbowl run in 2007-2008 the Patriots knew it was time to get younger.  Through brilliant roster moves and the retirement or trading of players past their prime the Pats have a young and fast team primed to always be in the running for a division crownl.  How many teams that are rebuilding make the playoffs every year except once when our MVP QB went out with an injury.  The Pats would have made the playoffs that year too but fell one game short and they won with a QB who hadn't started a game since high school - Cassell is now the starting QB for the KC CHiefs and his trade following the return of Brady led to the ability for Belichick to have so many draft picks available that he can "go shopping" during free agency like he has today and pick up bargain pro-bowl talent.... you can't beat that.  Those who are bashing the Pats are fools as us fans will be laughing all the way to the playoffs and possible championships. 

To those who say that the Patriots haven't won anything in 6 years you're out of your mind - again, my point is that the Patriots were so good that they were rebuilding and you didn't even know it because they never missed a beat and continued to win games.  When other teams rebuild they post records like 4-12 and 2-14 and ugly records like that.  On a bad yar the Patriots go 12-4 or 11-5 and beat teams that (on paper) are superior to them.  In Belichick and Brady we trust.  See you in Indy for the Superbowl so you can hate us some more when we beat your team yet again and we'll do it with your cast-offs because your organization wasn't good enough to keep the players in line.  Again, GOD I love this time of the year because it feels so good to watch the rest of the league tremble in fear of every signing that the Patriots make - it feels so good to be so right and to be a fan of the best and most efficiently run franchise in all of football.     

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