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Albert Haynesworth Continues to Embarrass

ASHBURN, VA - JULY 30:  Defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth #92 of the Washington Redskins works out following practice on the second day of training camp July 30, 2010 in Ashburn, Virginia. Haynesworth failed a team mandated conditioning test for the second day in a row prior to the morning practice.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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GackSports.comContributor IAugust 3, 2010

Why is Albert Haynesworth being paid $100 million dollars again? Oh that’s right, he’s a professional athlete.

The two-time All-Pro defensive tackle attempted today to take the conditioning test that he has already failed twice, but he pulled-up midway through because of a bum left knee.

With a $100 million contract, one would expect the guy to come into camp ready and prepared for the upcoming season. However, this hasn’t been the case with Haynesworth, who (despite losing 20 pounds in the offseason) runs like he’s been sitting on his couch for four months. And to be honest, he probably has.

As a result, Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan has cracked down on his “superstar” defensive tackle, submitting him to the conditioning test so easy my 78-year-old grandma could pass with flying colors.

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