4 Scenarios Where Albert Haynesworth Could Escape Washington and Thrive

« Prev
1 of 7
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
4 Scenarios Where Albert Haynesworth Could Escape Washington and Thrive
Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Before free agency opened up two seasons ago, many columnists, radio hosts and folks at the four letter network cautioned teams about giving Albert Haynesworth a lot of guaranteed money.

Their thoughts were that Haynesworth is not a self motivator and his off the charts season of 2008 was motivated because he was in the last year of his contract and wanted to get paid.

They figured once he got his money that he'd be complacent and not the force that he was in 2008.

Well, Washington Redskins' owner Dan Snyder felt he knew better than the countless people saying to steer clear of Haynesworth and made Albert the $100 million man.

Haynesworth took the money and did squat with it.

He complained through out the 2009 season about Greg Blatche's defensive scheme and that he wasn't being used right in it.

Then in the offseason, Jim Zorn was fired as the head coach and Mike Shanahan was brought in.

Seeing a trend of the top teams going to a 3-4 defense, Shanahan followed suit and brought in Jim Haslett to transition the Skins to a defense akin to the Steelers.

Haynesworth didn't like this and didn't show up to OTAs last year and was relatively a pain in the butt for the entire 2010 season.

With all of the drama that comes with Haynesworth, Shanahan won't release him so he can sign where ever.

I'm sure the Skins will trade him at some point, so I now present you with the four best options for the Redskins as well as for Haynesworth.

Begin Slideshow »
Load More Stories
Washington Redskins

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.