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Pats will wash stink away

Posted on: July 28, 2011 7:35 am
Edited on: July 28, 2011 7:36 am
 

The car wash is open.

That's what I say whenever the New England Patriots acquire a talent that has all kinds of issues.

There has to be a car wash outside the Patriots facility because the stink is always washed away.

Corey Dillon? Stink washed away. Randy Moss? Stink washed away -- for the most part. On and on it goes.

Now it's time to do  the same with Albert Haynesworth.The Patriots have agreed to trade Haynesworth for a fifth-round pick from the Washington Redskins, a league source confirmed.  When motivated, Haynesworth is one of the best interior players in the NFL.  When he's not, he's a lazy malcontent, which he was in Washington last year.

But look for Patriots coach Bill Belichcik to work his magic again with Haynesworth. 

He jsut might be a force again, which he was at times for the Titans.

"It won't hurt," said one coach when asked if he thought Belichcik would help. "I think he will be fired up for at least one year."

The car wash is open. Want to bet the stink gets washed away?

Comments

Since: Oct 5, 2006
Posted on: July 28, 2011 10:16 am
 

Pats will wash stink away

i would rather have brady when he's 50 than mark sanchez in his prime. both corey dillon and randy moss were huge wins for the patriots. one helped win a super bowl and the other had the most productive season for a wideout ever. he was great for a few years and belichick sold him for way more than he bought him for. yeah, that really sounds like a terrible mistake. 



Since: Dec 27, 2006
Posted on: July 28, 2011 10:08 am
 

Pats will wash stink away

There's a bunch of boulders in Chesapeake Bay that are more motivated and could do better sitting on the d-line then fat Albert...



Since: Nov 20, 2006
Posted on: July 28, 2011 9:56 am
 

Pats will wash stink away

Wow Pricko.  Yesterday Santonio Holmes was Jack the Ripper and today Haynesworth is Ghandi.



Since: Oct 8, 2006
Posted on: July 28, 2011 9:40 am
 

Pats will wash stink away

Hmmm. The Patriots go undefeated in the regular season and lose in the Super Bowl on a fluke catch so Randy Moss was a mistake huh? Sorry, your outted. If belichick gets a season like Randy Moss had out of Albert HAynesworth they win the Super Bowl this year. How it pans out after one season is basically irrelevent. The Jets are more likely to implode than the Pats are this year, count on it.



Since: Oct 8, 2006
Posted on: July 28, 2011 9:35 am
 

Pats will wash stink away

The Patriots got Albert Haynesworth for a 5th round draft pick, whatever he provides will be worth the cost of a 5th rounder for god's sake. Your responding through hate for the team, not through logic. Lots of haters do that here though. Belichick has proven that he can polish a turd and make them a winner. Will these types of players be around and increasingly productive for 4,5,or 6 yrs, absolutely not, but that's not what Belichick is looking for. He's looking for a one or two year stopgap until the next washing out All-Pro comes along, or if some young draft pick develops he drops the vet and inserts the rookie. His record speaks for itself. he may not win the Super Bowl every year, but the patriots are in the mix every year. Take your Patriot hater goggles off for a minute and you'll see the truth right in front of you.



Since: Oct 31, 2006
Posted on: July 28, 2011 9:34 am
 

Pats will wash stink away

@urgirl

Um....How was Moss a mistake?   We traded a 5th for him i believe.  He set records in receiving and the Pats were one botched holding call from winning the Superbowl and going 19-0....but that didn't happen.  We then traded him for a 3rd or 2nd.  I'd call that a win in my book anyday. 



Since: May 21, 2009
Posted on: July 28, 2011 9:30 am
 

Pats will wash stink away

The Pats signing Randy Moss was a bad move? Were you in a coma for the majority of his time spent in N.E.? Moss was all but an afterthought in most teams minds before completely resurrecting his carreer in a Patriots uniform. If not for the one in a million catch by Tyree, which was preceeded by Moss' go-ahead TD, the Pats would've concluded their perfect season. Due in large part to Mr. Moss!



Since: Oct 11, 2007
Posted on: July 28, 2011 9:24 am
 

Pats will wash stink away

I'm so sick of hearing about how Belichick is so amazing for getting production out of Corey Dillon and Randy Moss. Give me a break. Corey Dillon was one of the best RBs in the game before going to New England. He wanted out of Cincinnati, like a lot of players do. He went to the Pats where he had one very good season followed by two of his worst and then he was gone. Randy Moss was one of the top 5 WRs of all time before going to New England. He wanted out of Oakland (where his QB was Andrew Walter!), like a lot of players do. He went to the Pats where he had one very good season followed by two decent seasons and then he was gone.

The Pats have signed numerous players over the years that were productive for previous teams and did little or nothing upon arrival in NE. I don't ever hear how BB put the stink ON those players.



Since: Aug 6, 2007
Posted on: July 28, 2011 9:24 am
 

Pats will wash stink away

Moss was a mistake?  Yeah, 3 great years and then trading him for a higher draft pick than they gave up for him; yeah that sounds terrible!!  Belichick will fix Haynesworth also and in two years will trade him for a 2nd or 3rd round pick and the beat goes on.  I'm definitely not a Pats fan, but there is no denying that Belichick is a genius and Jet fans are retarded and/of jealous.



Since: Sep 18, 2006
Posted on: July 28, 2011 8:54 am
 

Pats will wash stink away

     Urgirl, you are so far off I don't know where to start.  Moss broke records for the Patriots and was a big reason why they had one of the most explosive offensives of all time in 07.  Moss was fine for three years and then when he became a distraction he was shipped out ( as said in a previous post).  Moss still hasn't got over being traded and judging by the way he was speaking after they got rid of him I think he would give anything to come back to NE.  They lost nothing with Moss.  They lost nothing with Dillon who was never a problem.  To quote Dillon when he came to NE "People say the grass isn't always greener on the other side,  Let me tell you this, the grass is greener."
     Your comparison between washington and the Pats holds no water at all.  The skins sign malcontents and high priced players to huge contracts.  When a player doesn't work out they take a major loss,  High risk/ High reward.  The Pats sign players when they have their least value, Low Risk/High reward.  The Pats Lose nothing if Haynesworth doesn't work out, other then a 5th round pick who more then likely won't make the team.
    That being said,  I don't like Haynesworth, I have never liked Haynesworth but it's a good move and I have no choice but to hope he succeeds and becomes the player he was.


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