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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: Jul 22, 2007
Posted on: July 28, 2011 3:48 pm

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

Remember that Shannahan played Haynesworth at NT, a position he had NEVER played and didn't play when he had his monster years with Tennessee which got him his big contract.
The Pats will play him at Richard Seymour's old spot next to Vince Wilfork who is the best NT in the league.
Haynesworth will fall into line when he gets to Pats camp once he sees how the Pats do things, his teammates with hold him responsible and he'll see that but also once he starts to play, sees how successful he'll be and he is successful he will f;all in line even more.

Since: Oct 26, 2008
Posted on: July 28, 2011 3:47 pm

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

Thank GOD he is gone!!! What a POS he is!!!!!!!!

Since: Aug 20, 2006
Posted on: July 28, 2011 3:39 pm

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

Easy ass kissing Patriot band wagon writer. Haynesworth WAS good, he`s not dominant anymore....but the Raiders will now give up a #1 draft pick for him. 

Since: Nov 9, 2008
Posted on: July 28, 2011 3:38 pm

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

Albert Haynesworth will suddenly develop a brain, demonstrate humility, become a fisrt rate citizen, get in shape, respect his teammates and coaches, lose 45 lbs and run less than 5 flat in the 40 before he ever becomes an All Pro again. Which means... hell will freeze prior to Haynesworth earning All Pro status ever again. This column was nothing more than another desperate attempt from Freeman to attract readers. I still can't believe Freeman remains employed by CBS Sports. Man o man... it's just sad to watch such a quality sports site continue to fall into such a denigrated state by keeping such a terribly inept writter on staff. Then again if Albert Haynesworth can be All Pro again... then I guess Mike Freeman can receover what little intellect he must have demonstrated at some point that convinced those at CBS to hire him as a writer. Yeah... that's all happenin'! 

Since: Aug 23, 2007
Posted on: July 28, 2011 3:32 pm

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

For those of you who don't know football, this move by the Patriots is great. Let me tell you why:

The Patriots don't run a "true" 3-4 defense. They run a 4-3 disguised as a 3-4. When this was most effective was when Seymour was on the team as that 3-4 Linebacker who was in reality really a 4-3 defensive end.

Now,...they are going to have Haynesworth as that DE where he wrecked havoc in Tenessee. Basically collasping the pocket like crazy. Then..Haynesworth won't mind sliding to the nose occasionally to spell wolfolk either. But what the Patriots have done is take away the running game of the Jets, and force Mark Sanchez to have to beat them. With the Patriots secondary being better (if for no other reason then being more experienced now) they are going to force Sanchez into many mistakes.

This one singular move has put the Patriots in the AFC championship game for sure.

Since: Jun 20, 2007
Posted on: July 28, 2011 3:23 pm

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

Can we ballwash Bill Belicheck anymore?   If any other team did this trade, they were stupid, but it's genius when the Patriots do it

Since: Sep 10, 2007
Posted on: July 28, 2011 3:21 pm

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

How will Haynesworth handle the 3-4 system of the Patriots? Will he sit out on certain defensive schemes? Can't some teams pick up on the fact that Albert is off the field, so the 3-4 is in play? The Patriots were  weak against the run last year. Will an unmotivated out of shape Haynesworth actually help?  A 5th round draft choice usually has less than a 5% chance of becoming a starter in the NFL so the price is almost free.
Insert conversation about how the Patriots are cheaters.  Insert conversation defending Patriots claiming other teams did it. Insert comments about the Patriots got caught and claiming two rights don't make a wrong. Insert conversation mentioning how somebodies mother is a prostitute on a street corner losing money. Insert conversation about lineage and maternal confusion. Insert conversation about meeting in the back of the bar and using a beer bottle as a depository.  Insert comment about I don't have time for this.

Since: Sep 17, 2007
Posted on: July 28, 2011 3:15 pm

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

Using spygate to label the Patriots as "cheaters" is like calling a 19 year old guy a "pedophile" if he had a 17 year old girlfriend.

Since: Mar 8, 2008
Posted on: July 28, 2011 3:08 pm

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

Plenty of pettiness and jealousy here today. It's so transparent. The Pats are clearly one of the top 2 organizations in the NFL today...only the Steelers could be considered more consistent, and the little lap dogs continually nip at both teams' asses. My allegiance is to neither, but I'm not a blind homer either.   

Since: Aug 23, 2010
Posted on: July 28, 2011 2:59 pm

Albert Haynesworth will now be an All-Pro

If a 5th round draft pick is putting faith in a player so be it.  The problem in Washington is when he signed there the they were running a 4-3 defense and then they changed coaches and changed the defense to a 3-4.  He doesn't like the 3-4.  Hoody will use him in the 4-3 schemes and he will be on the sideline when they run the 3-4, simple.Cool

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