Albert Haynesworth: One Big Fat Mistake The Buccaneers Tried to Make

Tom EdringtonSenior Writer IApril 7, 2010

LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 15:  Albert Haynesworth #92 of the Washington Redskins is helped off the field during the game against the Denver Broncos at FedExField on November 15, 2009 in Landover, Maryland. The Redskins defeated the Broncos 27-17. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)
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There's a country song that goes: "Thanks God for unanswered prayers..."

You think Mark Dominik might be counting his blessings these days?

If your crafty Buccaneer GM had his way last season, Fat Albert Haynesworth would have been limping around Raymond James Stadium.

Could you even begin to imagine the Glazers stroking Fat Albert a check for $21 million last week like the Redskins did?  Even Daniel Snyder had to be rolling his eyes and slapping himself upside the head on that one.

Yes, Fat Albert Haynesworth is the Redskins' mistake now and they know it.

Haynesworth is trade fodder these days.

And yes, Mark Dominik can go back and get his big fat prize for the reduced rate of $16 million over three years with ONLY $9 million guaranteed.

Let's give Dominik the go-ahead on that one.

Here's the trade:

Michael Clayton straight up for Albert Haynesworth!

Oy vey, such a deal!