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Haynesworth feels "deceived" by Redskins

Owner Dan Snyder is disappointed by his defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth.

Haynesworth, for his part, doesn’t feel that he’s been treated fairly.  According to NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora, those close to Haynesworth say he feels that he’s been sold a bill of goods.  The word used was “deceived.”

Here’s how they are selling it:

Haynesworth was promised before signing he could attack the quarterback when he came to Washington.  The Redskins even considered trying to bring his old Titans defensive line coach Jim Washburn to town.  Haynesworth had Snyder’s ear.

Now that’s all changed.  He’s being asked to occupy blockers, and he can’t go around the coaches to get to Snyder anymore.

To this, we say: grow up.  Things in life happen that are bigger than you.  Coaches get fired, schemes change. 

The Haynesworth camp would be better off not giving his side of the story. 

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  1. troll_aikman8 says: May 17, 2010 7:37 PM

    I would love to feel deceived by the Redskins for that kind of money.

  2. mqmorasch says: May 17, 2010 7:39 PM

    HE feels deceived, the Redskins should feel deceived after what they got for their $100 million dollar investment.

  3. Hexium says: May 17, 2010 7:41 PM

    This is a huge pile of scumbaggery.

  4. kookabura3 says: May 17, 2010 7:42 PM

    I’m on Haynesworth side on this one, being a nose tackle sucks, its like slamming yourself into a brick wall 60 times in a 3 hour span, its is possibly the grueling, and least rewarding job in sports. He could have picked his team, and he did, a team that ran a 4-3, now they are totally switching it on him, I blame neither, its an unfortunate situation, and the Redskins should honor Haynesworth’s request to play where he wants.

  5. John El Way says: May 17, 2010 7:43 PM

    I”d be pissed off too if i was hired to be, say a draftsman, then a week into my new job, i’m handing out coffee and doing secretarial work. I’d quit, go somewhere else. That being said, if i was getting paid as much as this douche is getting paid, i’d sure as damn hell suck it up and stop being a millionaire crybaby.

  6. dustindmw says: May 17, 2010 7:43 PM

    Not saying the DT spot can have anywhere close to the effect on a game that a QB can, but maybe if he actually played better last year they would have won a few more games and the coach wouldn’t have been fired, schemes wouldn’t have changed.
    Also, what would happen to any of us normal people if our boss brought us in one year, the next year the company is in the hands of new management because of poor performance and they want to change my duties within the company to better fit the revised company objectives. If I decide to stay at home in protest then my ass is getting fired. I wish athletes would be treated similarly.

  7. downwithdansnyder says: May 17, 2010 7:45 PM

    I’m sorry. I post often but I’ve had it with this fat, lazy, over paid, POS. Guess what. Jobs change. I’ve had my duties changed before, out of need. I needed to make up for a minion that left, or I needed to expand my duties before we could hire someone to handle them full time. Guess what? It’s life. This guy is a loser plain and simple. I think (but don’t know) that he’s probably a bad person and there is no doubting that he’s lazy. I’m sick that he’s a ‘Skins but he’s most certainly NOT a “Redskin”. Shut the F up and do your job that you’ve been WAY over paid to do anyway. He makes me sick and is about as good an example of what’s wrong with this country as you can find. My grandfather and father tought me about hard work, accountability and being a man. My father is still alive, but has given up on the ‘Skins. My grandfather would roll over in his grave if he heard this fat, lazy POS COMPLAIN about making a family fortune for NOT showing up. Just disgusting.

  8. Wizahdry says: May 17, 2010 7:47 PM

    Whatever Haynesworth. Go cry in your millions, unless the checks ain’t clearing there’s no deception.

  9. steely devil hab says: May 17, 2010 7:48 PM

    Simple Solution:
    Give back a portion of the guaranteed money, that you took (whatever gets agreed upon) and off you go.
    See how fast another team signs you and Jamarcus…

  10. BigMikeSkinsFan says: May 17, 2010 7:48 PM

    “those close to Haynesworth”
    thats some fine reporting TMZ..I mean PFT
    get over it and at least just let camp start to see what happens. Many players in the 3-4 get to the QB and you arent even being responsible about naming “sources”

  11. Benjamin C Klein says: May 17, 2010 7:48 PM

    should have went to tampa.

  12. AlphaQ2 says: May 17, 2010 7:49 PM

    What happened to being a good employee. We payed this guy like he’s a friggin QB. If any of us told our boss we wouldn’t do something they expected us to do; we would get fired. The highest paid guy on the team should be the hardest working guy and setting a good example.
    Coach: Albert jump
    AH: How high coach
    GROW UP IS RIGHT!!!!!!!

  13. downwithdansnyder says: May 17, 2010 7:52 PM

    “I’m on Haynesworth side on this one, being a nose tackle sucks, its like slamming yourself into a brick wall 60 times in a 3 hour span, its is possibly the grueling, and least rewarding job in sports”
    And you are saying that you wouldn’t do that for $40 MILLION dollars. Rewarding? You are even dumber than he is. At least he’s getting paid that much, you are and idiot and not getting paid $40m…

  14. sven_ftw says: May 17, 2010 7:52 PM

    just trade him to the vikes… get it over with.

  15. MasterShake says: May 17, 2010 7:52 PM

    Tre just told someone to “grow up”. Awesome!

  16. ItalianArmyGuy says: May 17, 2010 7:53 PM

    For $100 MIL, you can deceive me all you want, Snyder-baby

  17. GaryClark says: May 17, 2010 7:53 PM

    He was decieved when the Skins told him that they needed a “Ball Player”….He thought that they needed a “hot Dawg Slayer”….Ooopppsss
    Fata$$

  18. kookabura3 says: May 17, 2010 7:57 PM

    @Dustindmw. The only difference is that in his situation, there would be at least 30 other “Firms” lined up to pay big time money for his services, and he knows that, if you knew you could get a deal like that, anybody would quit the sucky job in a heartbeat, He haw options

  19. redskinz1 says: May 17, 2010 7:57 PM

    What is this guy?? Sounds like a spoiled little kid that didn’t get his way. Next thing you know he’ll have his mommy call Snyder!!
    GET TO WORK, AND EARN YOUR PAYCHECK THAT ALL US FANS ARE PAYING!!!!!
    HTTR!

  20. bigbillnocmd says: May 17, 2010 7:58 PM

    @ downwithdanny
    You pretty much summed it up.
    HAIL SUCKA!

  21. Ice says: May 17, 2010 7:59 PM

    If Haynesworth liked the old scheme so much, maybe he shouldn’t have tried so hard to get all his coaches fired.

  22. robert ethen says: May 17, 2010 8:00 PM

    I’d say he should learn the new position. The league is running out of 4-3 teams.

  23. ticophin says: May 17, 2010 8:01 PM

    This just shows you how weak Haynesworth really is… You want toughness?? Try working in a coal mine-hospital-garbage truck-fire brigade for a change, dont come complaining because of a position change, playing the sport you love, getting paid more money than a few third world countries produce in a month.

  24. irishsamurai says: May 17, 2010 8:01 PM

    he shouldnt have to not say his side of the story,because there is no side to his story,this is a team game,go play tennis or golf,last time i checked it wasnt the washington haynsworths,so that tubby bast@rd needs to get real with himself

  25. The Wishbone says: May 17, 2010 8:02 PM

    Haynesworth’s a douchebag, but they knew that when they signed him. You gotta give a guy like that a one year deal with lots of incentives. Otherwise you’re just throwing money away. This isn’t about Haynesworth, it’s about Snyder’s ego and arrogance, thinking he could change Haynesworth. Albert’s just being Albert, and they’re paying him $41 million to do it.

  26. boysroll says: May 17, 2010 8:06 PM

    anybody ever seen a more disorganized org in your life? every yr it is the same stuff. Players gripping (mcintosh, rogers, fat albert). the list is never ending.
    It all goes back to working for a midget weasel owner….ask lavar arrington. LMFAO.
    anyway, does it really matter? we all know who is going to dominate the NFC EAST. We are fing stacked mther fers!!
    HOW BOUT THOSE COWBOYS!!!!HAIL SUCKAS!!!LMFAO.

  27. Big Tex says: May 17, 2010 8:07 PM

    @kookabura3
    Excuse me, but hasn’t Fat Albert put something close to $30 million in the bank in the last year? Note to Albert Haynesworth; Having your name in the middle of the check gives you the right to cash the check. If you want to be the decision maker, well, that involves having your name in the lower, right hand corner. You’re part of a team and a very well compensated part at that. Stop acting as if you’re a victim.

  28. National says: May 17, 2010 8:08 PM

    Snyder sucks. He has a pattern of making buddies with his star players, then they leave town when they realize what a scumbag he is. See Champ Bailey, LaVar Arrington, Lavernues Coles.
    Man I wish Bernie Madoff would have stolen all his money.

  29. Wiscdave says: May 17, 2010 8:09 PM

    At this point his trade value is probably a handful of magic beans.

  30. HarrisonHits says: May 17, 2010 8:10 PM

    Haynesworth is disgusting. Nobody else in the league was stupid enough to give him the contract he got in Washington, and for good reason. The rest of the league is laughing at Snyder.

  31. Rick says: May 17, 2010 8:11 PM

    he should give back the bonus money and the redskins should trade him

  32. thegoldengod says: May 17, 2010 8:11 PM

    “To this, we say: grow up” —nice work.

  33. The Hogster says: May 17, 2010 8:12 PM

    He got 32 million to play only half of the snaps in 13 games. The defense regressed, and he didn’t make the Pro Bowl. Who did he say was deceived??

  34. Chitown says: May 17, 2010 8:18 PM

    I am sure they Redskins would be happy to let him go, as long as he was willing to give back about 30 of the 35M they paid him over the last 12 months. What a fat slob this guy is.

  35. iusedtobeteddybayer says: May 17, 2010 8:19 PM

    “According to NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora“…hey, Jason, nice name. Some guys might make fun of a name like that…like, la-la-la-la-la. Perhaps you go with “Jason St. Jason”. Or “Jason Canfora”. But Jason La Confora? Puleeze.
    Haynesworth does have a point: if he was brought in for 1 scheme but is now supposed to excel in another, I don’t know if that’s superior management of talent on anyone’s part, Snyder of Shanny.
    But more to the point, the larger picture is, many of the readers of this site would suck balls for $100 million dollars. Get over yourself, Albert.

  36. TheBeave says: May 17, 2010 8:19 PM

    I actually think Haynesworth’s argument has some merit here. Everyone wants to call him selfish and greedy, and he probably is, but he’s also immensely talented, and that gave him the right to choose the team he wanted to sign with. Part of that was surely about making sure the scheme would play to his talents.
    Anyone with skills highly valued on the open market would feel the same way. If NBC decided to pull you off of football and make you spend the rest of your contract covering Asian Soccer and Cricket I have a feeling you’d be whining and looking for a new job too Rosenthal.
    In the corporate world this kind of thing happens all the time when there’s a shakeup in upper management. There are undoubtably at least a few people who end up quitting or getting fired in the next 3-12 months. Some because they don’t agree with the change and feel like the new management isn’t moving in a direction they agree with. Some because it becomes quite clear the new guy isn’t going to promote from within, and some are pushed out or outright fired because they don’t fit the new gameplan.
    Snyder is smart enough to know this was a likely outcome of bringing in Shanahan. You don’t sign the biggest FA 4-3 DT as a free agent and expect him to be happy playing nose tackle in a 3-4. So Haynesworth is asking to be traded. It’s a pretty predictable outcome.

  37. ppdoc13 says: May 17, 2010 8:19 PM

    Wow! The Danny is exposed as a lying, slimy, scum sucking pig (or Hog i guess). Who would have thunk it?
    Sorry Fat Albert – You did the crime (Signing with the Foreskins and their Napoleon owner), you gotta do the time.
    Meanwhile….. The Redskins surprise everyone this year and win 7 games!!! Hail to the Foreskins, Hail little Danny, Fight you old Deadskins, to the bottom of the NFC……..

  38. ☻☼CBS, FOX, ESPN, NFLN nbc says: May 17, 2010 8:20 PM

    Vinny Cerrato decieved him

  39. Cambodian Breast Milk says: May 17, 2010 8:24 PM

    “To this, we say: grow up. Things in life happen that are bigger than you. Coaches get fired, schemes change. ”
    Couldn’t have said it better myself -G-

  40. dakotah says: May 17, 2010 8:25 PM

    Rosenthal says, “Things in life happen that are bigger than you.”
    Do you have any idea how big Albert Haynesworth is?

  41. rickah8888 says: May 17, 2010 8:25 PM

    LOL, yet another bust in a long line of high priced free agent busts for Washington! They should be used to this by now!

  42. Buck Stallion says: May 17, 2010 8:26 PM

    Even though he’s a douchebag, I’ve been siding with him when everyone is acting like he’s done such a horrible thing by sitting out OPTIONAL workouts.
    But he needs to keep his mouth shut about the position change.

  43. ronniea54 says: May 17, 2010 8:27 PM

    I would be pissed too if I went from being an attack mode DT to a Please-beat-my-@ss nose-guard. I would go to camp but give instructions to my agent (it is his job) to get me traded ASAP. Also, if it was me, I would get over it pretty quick on Fridays once the season starts. The skins really are the ones that are making a huge mistake here. It takes a certain type to play nose=guard and I doubt even if he tried Albert is that type. I was living in Nashville when I saw this guy do amazing stuff at the DT position. Skins are wasting his talent at NG or in a 3-4 and really need to just trade him while you can. Once he is pissed, he will bring destruction to the locker room

  44. piccolo says: May 17, 2010 8:27 PM

    Deceived? What an a-hole. On the upside you always hear down the line about guys like this that blow through all their money and end up as broke as the rest of us. I don’t wish that on his family but Haynesworthless can kiss my big, fat ass.
    Instead of spewing this kind of crap out about dickhead’s how about some good info about guys like Warrick Dunn? While Dunn played he did good by his fans and his community / family and still is.

  45. Matt Cribbin says: May 17, 2010 8:28 PM

    Do what your told. Shanahan won’t play this sh*t. Give back a big chunk of that bonus he just picked up and hit the bricks pal. Forget your feelings. His job is just as important it’s just that he won’t getting as many sacks. I mean, there’s still got to be an NFC pro bowler nose tackle, do a good job and become it.

  46. joebuckiscreepy says: May 17, 2010 8:30 PM

    I have an image in my head of the scene in Dumb and Dumber where Harry and Lloyd are sitting on the bed crying and wiping their noses with $100 bills…with Haynesworth sitting between them.

  47. cowboyssuck says: May 17, 2010 8:34 PM

    Get back to work, Fatso!!!!!!!!!!!!! Stop putting your meat hooks in the doughnut box and MAN UP!

  48. JaggedMark says: May 17, 2010 8:36 PM

    Haynesworth is de-valuing himself greatly by basically saying he has no versatility whatsoever.

  49. WorldChampionBears2009 says: May 17, 2010 8:36 PM

    I agree with Haynesworth.
    What if he shows up to camp, can’t adjust to being a nose tackle, his numbers completely shrink over the next (say) 3-4 years, and the Redskins cut him? Who would be in the wrong?
    Is it wrong for a player to be looking out for his career? He signed on for one thing. Then a year later they completely changed it around on him. He didn’t sign on to be a Nose Tackle in a 3-4 defense.
    This is the Redskins way of getting out of the millions of dollars they paid him. They can use this as an excuse in case he doesn’t live up to the hype.

  50. jvincenzob says: May 17, 2010 8:40 PM

    Why does he care? He’s got enough money.

  51. realitypolice says: May 17, 2010 8:40 PM

    AlphaQ2 says:
    May 17, 2010 7:49 PM
    Coach: Albert jump
    AH: How high coach
    =========
    Is that what you would do if your boss said “jump”? That’s pretty sad. You must not have many options.
    Haynesworth, on the other hand, would have multiple employers bidding for his services. Don’t be fooled because they won’t trade for him- they are all betting the skins will cut him.
    The Skins should do the right thing and negotiate a deal where he gives back some signing money in exchange for his freedom. Haynesworth was very clear last year that he had no intention of signing with a 3-4 team, and the Skins should have realized when they made this switch that he would be unhappy.
    And don’t give me any of the “loyalty” nonsense. If the skins didn’t think he fit their plans and they hadn’t given him so much money up front, they would cut his ass in a second. Loyalty works both ways my friend, or it works neither way.

  52. slim1337 says: May 17, 2010 8:43 PM

    BET YOU if he’d give back some of that bonus and cancelled the contract they would let him go….nobody else will give him that kind of money

  53. gurnblanston says: May 17, 2010 8:44 PM

    Come on, Shanny. Greet every single example of complaining as conduct detrimental to the team and fine at the highest level allowed by the CBA. Do this until he conforms or hits the bricks. Show some guts, face down insubordination by the highest paid defensive player in the league.
    As for you Fat Albert: If getting $42m guaranteed is such a burden, give the money back and I am certain the Redskins will trade you for a blocking dummy to be named later.
    Bring on all the new faces like Carriker and Holliday and the old faces who busted their rumps on the d-line with no offensive help last year. Bring on the “want-to” and “can-do” guys. Fine the crybaby!!! Hail!

  54. Chitown says: May 17, 2010 8:47 PM

    He is creating another perfect example in a long list of examples why all contracts are built to favor the team. Year after year NFL players have proven they can’t be trusted to work if they get their money.

  55. GoBrowns19 says: May 17, 2010 8:49 PM

    This guy is amazing. Sit in a cubicle for a week and see what putting up with real bullshit’s like.

  56. kernel anders GMEN says: May 17, 2010 8:51 PM

    could of went to the Giants they gave him an offer WTF

  57. KD says: May 17, 2010 8:53 PM

    Didn’t everyone pretty much know prior to Haynesnotworthit signed that Zorn had one foot out the door and the other foot on a banana peel? And that a Big Name coach would replace him?

  58. realitypolice says: May 17, 2010 8:54 PM

    steely devil hab says:
    May 17, 2010 7:48 PM
    Simple Solution:
    Give back a portion of the guaranteed money, that you took (whatever gets agreed upon) and off you go.
    See how fast another team signs you and Jamarcus…
    ==================
    How do you know he wouldn’t give back part of his money in exchange for his release? Has anyone asked him?
    Comparing him to Jamarcus is asinine. If Haynesworth were to be released, he would have multiple offers. If you don’t believe that, you are clueless about his talent and the business of football.

  59. Sourdough says: May 17, 2010 8:54 PM

    Is there a bigger piece of ish in the NFL than Haynesworth?
    Rex Ryan being the exception.

  60. Chino1985 says: May 17, 2010 8:56 PM

    kookabura3 says:
    May 17, 2010 7:42 PM
    I’m on Haynesworth side on this one, being a nose tackle sucks, its like slamming yourself into a brick wall 60 times in a 3 hour span, its is possibly the grueling, and least rewarding job in sports. He could have picked his team, and he did, a team that ran a 4-3, now they are totally switching it on him, I blame neither, its an unfortunate situation, and the Redskins should honor Haynesworth’s request to play where he wants.
    ——————————
    Funny Jay Ratliff plays NT and he seems to have no problem getting to the QB. Plain and simpl, AH is ridiculously over rated and needs someone next to him cause he cant handle double teams.

  61. SlimPickens says: May 17, 2010 8:57 PM

    I’m not a Haynesworth/ Redskins fan but Haynesworth has the right to believe he was deceived. Gregg, if PFT had u under contract to cover the NFL then they wanted to change you to covering the MAC on CFT would you be happy?

  62. dunkingonuts says: May 17, 2010 8:59 PM

    31 million dollars to play in 12 games and he feels deceived.. I wish my boss screwed me over that badly..!

  63. realitypolice says: May 17, 2010 9:00 PM

    dustindmw says:
    May 17, 2010 7:43 PM
    Also, what would happen to any of us normal people if our boss brought us in one year, the next year the company is in the hands of new management because of poor performance and they want to change my duties within the company to better fit the revised company objectives. If I decide to stay at home in protest then my ass is getting fired. I wish athletes would be treated similarly.
    ===============================
    What would happen to you in that situation is irrelevant. There is no comparison between whatever it is that you do, which could most likely be done equally well by a thousand other people (if you’re like most of us) and what AH is capable of doing, which can only be done by less than a handful of people in the world.
    Do you think elite people in similar situations in other fields, like business or science, who couldn’t easily be replaced, would put up with the situation you describe? Nope, they would tell the new management to f*** off.
    If the Skins want to fire AH, they are free to do so at anytime. Nothing would make him happier.

  64. kevinthekida says: May 17, 2010 9:01 PM

    Everybody is bashing haynesworth. But, we are sitting here talking about practice! Not a game, Not a game. We talking about practice.
    Seriously, they are voluntary. Pipe down. He has a choice. When he is required to be here he will be. If he ain’t then we can be mad until then. STFU. Worry about why the skins are making all these terrible decisions this off season.

  65. bake says: May 17, 2010 9:01 PM

    Did he take the 21 million before or after he decided they decieved him?

  66. Sang says: May 17, 2010 9:05 PM

    Hahahaha 32 million and he feels deceived, what a fat lazy douche.

  67. The Filth says: May 17, 2010 9:08 PM

    Sorry. Nose tackle sucks. You don’t take a 4-3 attacking tackle and then put him in a 3-4.
    Plus, why is fearless leader switching schemes anyway? His 3-4 never worked, and defense has never been the Redskins problem.

  68. biggdogg463 says: May 17, 2010 9:15 PM

    This fat b*st*rd just needs to shut the hell up and play ball. Give me half of what hes making and ill throw myself at those big o linemen all day long. geez, some guys just dont know how good they got. Get a freaking clue Fat Albert and realize that we dont care! Pay a man enough and he will happily shovel horse crap all day long. So glad my Bucs didnt get this piece of crap when we had a chance.

  69. Sting Ray says: May 17, 2010 9:15 PM

    A deal is a deal. He was told he could rush the quarterback and that he could talk to Snyder directly on occasion and they renege, then why should he not show his displeasure?
    He was a highly sought after free agent and these were factors in him choosing Washington. The new scheme will have him occupying blockers and generally getting doubled and even triple teamed by the guards and center, a lot more wear and tear.
    The difference between Haynesworth and most other player is that he still has leverage. It’s a business, the teams don’t hesitate to use leverage against players. What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.

  70. ILoveTheStupidSkins says: May 17, 2010 9:19 PM

    Hello Albert. You are a fat lazy POS. You complain about the Redskins deceiving you. You try to convince us all that you are an athlete(deceit) and that you are not in camp because you are “working out with your own personal trainer” (deceit). I’m sorry but doughnut guzzling is not a sport and the Colonel Sanders is a lousy ass personal trainer.
    I’m no math whiz, but I figure you can buy about 30 million more items off of the Mickey D’s dollar menu to comfort you when you feel deceived by the Dan.

  71. Sting Ray says: May 17, 2010 9:20 PM

    Oh by the way, Rosenthal is starting to strike me as a company man, unworthy of Florio’s footsteps. I say this because Gregg seems to side with the teams a lot, which is what reporters do to stay in the good graces of teams and maintain access. Florio is more of an equal opportunity contrarian.

  72. jcarollo says: May 17, 2010 9:22 PM

    What would people be saying if a team signed AP and then decided to change their offense to be strictly a passing team and used him as a blocking back only. How about signing Tony Gonzalez and then told he he could only stay in and block. Would any body be getting on these guys if they complained?

  73. realitypolice says: May 17, 2010 9:23 PM

    piccolo says:
    May 17, 2010 8:27 PM
    Instead of spewing this kind of crap out about dickhead’s how about some good info about guys like Warrick Dunn? While Dunn played he did good by his fans and his community / family and still is.
    ==============================
    LOLOL- You’re right that Dunn was a great guy off the field, but you actually make Haynesworth’s point, too.
    Dunn bitched like a girl when the Falcons brought in Michael Turner and whined publicly that he wanted to leave. He said he felt “decieved” and that ownership told him he would be the man and then signed another running back.
    From Wikipedia:
    “On March 3, 2008, the Falcons released Dunn per his request. This came a day after the Falcons signed former San Diego Chargers backup running back Michael Turner.”

  74. Big J says: May 17, 2010 9:25 PM

    Just give the Skins thier money back and you can go play where you want. They would be happy to let you leave if you don’t keep the money you didn’t earn. Haynesworth, you’re the biggest turd in football. This guy has no self respect at all. What a POS!

  75. Viper2000 says: May 17, 2010 9:28 PM

    Hayneworth is LOL listening to all of the media make a big stink out of nothing. He will come out and play and PLAY BIG TIME! No worries. The media must be bored.

  76. FumbleNuts says: May 17, 2010 9:32 PM

    Haynesworth, for his part, doesn’t feel that he’s been treated fairly.
    Cash your check and DO YOUR JOB.
    Don’t worry, be happy!

  77. Rogue says: May 17, 2010 9:35 PM

    What if you went to work and told them that you didn’t want to do that. the would fire your @$$ right now. These a=holes make millions of dollars a like a bunch of cry babies. They should have a clause in their contract that they can be fired and loose all of the money that is guaranteed. I know if I hired somone to do a job and he didn’t do it I would fire his lazy @$$

  78. vanhelsing says: May 17, 2010 9:38 PM

    albert is huge. if he cant or wont produce at NT, he doesnt deserve any of the $.
    and it is WON’T PRODUCE. quitting in advance.

  79. realitypolice says: May 17, 2010 9:52 PM

    biggdogg463 says:
    May 17, 2010 9:15 PM
    This fat b*st*rd just needs to shut the hell up and play ball. Give me half of what hes making and ill throw myself at those big o linemen all day long. geez, some guys just dont know how good they got. Get a freaking clue Fat Albert and realize that we dont care! Pay a man enough and he will happily shovel horse crap all day long. So glad my Bucs didnt get this piece of crap when we had a chance.
    ====================
    So much stupidity here- Give you half of what he’s making? No one would give you a dollar to what AH does, because YOU CAN’T DO IT.

  80. ham1 says: May 17, 2010 10:02 PM

    Give it a rest. Complainsworth will show up. If he doesnt, then tee off.

  81. smiley says: May 17, 2010 10:13 PM

    That’s funny…Redskin fans feel deceived by Big Al…you said in your press conference when you became a Redskin, you would do everything you could to help this team win. We’re not really seeing that from you….and you got paid!! Hail!

  82. c hox chick says: May 17, 2010 10:38 PM

    He should just shut up and play. For a $102 million they should all take turns punching him in the seat.

  83. DC_Bengals_Fan says: May 17, 2010 10:42 PM

    I can’t stand Fat Albert. Pains me to take his side…but I will.
    People keep saying he should shut up and just take the money, but doesn’t that show that he cares about more than just the money? Don’t you want a guy who actually cares about his role in the D?
    From Snyder’s point of view, if I just dropped $100M on a 4-3 DT, you can bet your ass I’m telling the new HC that his DC will run a 4-3. That’s just stupid otherwise. NT and DT are not really the same position.

  84. cunn9305 says: May 17, 2010 10:54 PM

    Haynesworth … if we want anymore sh*t outta you we’ll squeeze your head … otherwise shaddup and play ball …

  85. Matt Cribbin says: May 17, 2010 11:24 PM

    Do you think elite people in similar situations in other fields, like business or science, who couldn’t easily be replaced, would put up with the situation you describe? Nope, they would tell the new management to f*** off.
    = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
    Dude, if the new stuff the “scientist” were asked to do would help the ultimate goal just as much as what he likes to do, if not more, then what difference does it make? Especially if said “scientist” was being compensated monetarily so generously. Quit your bitchin’, get to practice and do what you’re paid to do. Be a football player and help this team win a Super Bowl.

  86. AcidSoda says: May 17, 2010 11:32 PM

    The only reason that keeps me from criticizing haynesworth is his talent. There’s a reason he got that ridiculous contract.. He’s a good player. If he was a mediocre tackle making 2 to 2.5 mil and bitchin’ about the switch, hell yes the dude is a whiny lazy turd.

  87. The Pillager says: May 17, 2010 11:43 PM

    come to Minnesota we got plenty of Starcaps and Wranglers waiting in the locker room!!

  88. acers says: May 17, 2010 11:50 PM

    Hey boysroll:
    Your Cowgirls can win the East. Big wup.
    The Vikes will just punch you girls back in the mouth like we did in the playoffs. Total cowgirl embarrassment and a supreme phone call to get back down to earth……hand delivered by the Vikes.
    Cowgirls come into Minny “unbeatable”. WTF??
    We crushed and humiliated your weasel arses!!!!
    And tell your wuss LB-Brooking to quit complaining about piling on points or Favre will pass for 7 TDs next time!! Just worry about trying to stop the freight train pal…..oh ya….he tried and couldn’t, so he CRIED!!!!

  89. .Vox Veritas. says: May 17, 2010 11:52 PM

    Money well-spent. Join the overpaid douche pile with Stubblefield, Wilkinson, and Bruce Smith.

  90. The Black Cat says: May 18, 2010 12:11 AM

    Don’t worry, you’ll feel better when the fans boo you every time you take the field this season. $31 million dollars, 12 games. STFU!

  91. Remember21 says: May 18, 2010 1:13 AM

    For all of those Hayneworth siders, here’s something you should think about. If his camp did their homework asoppsed to being greedy, why would he come here knowing this was Zorn’s last year? Everyone in the league knew this was the case. Things change in life all the time esp in football, schemes and personell. If he felt deceived maybe he should have told Danny that before he cashed in 21 million of his dollars last month. Albert is a thief and he thought of this “scheme” before he came here IMO. This was and is his way of legally trying to steal money without going to jail. Hey Albert if you don’t want to plow into offensive lineman, the lose about 180 pounds and play corner. If I were Snyder I’d put your big behind back at saftey and see how many oxegyn masks you go thru a game. You are just ungreateful and your carreer will pay for such ungreatfulness.

  92. AbeFreshly says: May 18, 2010 1:26 AM

    At first, I was all “STFU & PLAY, ALBERT”. But, then I started to get all “wait a minute, realitypolice has a good point. The D should be designed around AH’s strengths!” Then I was like “But Albert didn’t seem to play $31M worth (or whatever it was) last year in the 4-3 anyways”. Then I went back to “Nah. Put him where he will do the most damage”. Then, finally, I was all “Maybe Shanny wants to go in a different direction, without $$ AH $$”
    Having a $100M contract on the team has just got to fuk with the lockerroom.

  93. shazard01 says: May 18, 2010 1:38 AM

    I don’t understand the people on here defending Fat Albert about what they said he could do “rush the passer” when he signed. Unless his contracts states that he plays DT. He suppose to do whatever it takes to help the TEAM win and if they say play NT then you play it. Who signed a contract for a boat load of money? All I hear is ME ME ME or is it HEY HEY HEY I’m Fat Albert!
    Let him play some FB!

  94. Forevercorr says: May 18, 2010 1:41 AM

    I feel deceived that this article was tied to the Denver Broncos “latest stories”. What the hell does this guy have to do with Denver? Sure, there is the whole Shanny factor, but… really, unless he’s coming to Denver to not play DE here, I don’t see the connection.

  95. Matt Cribbin says: May 18, 2010 2:27 AM

    I just hope he feels deceived and works his tail off anyway come mandatory camp. If not then I know he’ll be gone. HTTR.

  96. troll_aikman8 says: May 18, 2010 3:32 AM

    With that money the could’ve paid 3 or 4 Jay Ratliffs.
    Ratliff gets takes double teams and gets pressure on QB’s….he would play safety if asked.
    Anything that further tarnishes Danny “Tom Cruise 2.0″ Snyder is excellent.

  97. We need linemen says: May 18, 2010 5:50 AM

    I actually have some sympathy for Haynesworth. Not so much for what has happened this year, he hasn’t even given the system a chance.
    However, he was lied to. They told him he would be play the same role he did for the Titans, that Blache would change his scheme to take advantage of his skill set.
    That didn’t happen. Blache, as always stuck rigidly to his ultra-conservative, gap-control scheme. It shouldn’t have come as a surprise. Blache has woefully misused Jason Taylor by just plugging him into the role vacated Phillip Daniels. Taylor, a speed rusher, had been playing as 3-4 linebacker, had never weighed much over 250 and just spent his off-season ballroom dancing. Blache expected him to do the same job as a run stuffing left-end as Daniels, who is at least 50lbs heavier and spends his off-seasons contesting power lifting competitions.
    Haynesworth was lied to. There were other teams offering plenty of money.
    As a Redskins fan I hope they bring him into camp and try to use him far more creatively than just sticking him at nose tackle and expecting him to eat up blockers. I hope he realises that the best way to avoid playing NT is to come into camp having lost a lot of weight and in superb physical condition. If he wants to play end he needs to get his fat arse in shape.
    Still, I understand why he is pissed. He was already rich before he signed for the ‘Skins. The money wont mean much too him. Being lied to obviously does and it would to me as well.

  98. Chapnasty2 says: May 18, 2010 6:05 AM

    Who the hell ever said that a NT can’t get to the QB? No one ever said he just has to stand there and take up blockers. Anyone with any football smarts would realize that it is every defenders role to get to the ball carrier and make a play. Stop being a fat slob and bust through 2 guys and make the play! That is what they overpaid you to do you slob!

  99. Terry says: May 18, 2010 6:48 AM

    “Haynesworth was promised before signing he could attack the quarterback when he came to Washington”If that were the case, these promises should have been memorialized with a clause in his contract.
    It wasn’t…………shut up and play ball!

  100. tv says: May 18, 2010 6:53 AM

    This dude is a douche and he proved it 10-fold when he stepped on that dude’s face a few years back.

  101. DanSnyderSux says: May 18, 2010 7:13 AM

    I said it before and I’ll say it again. I didn’t want them to sign the bum in the first place. They’re getting just what they asked for. Snyder, you signed the guy. You’ve made your bed. Now, lie in it. You have destroyed my football team.

  102. NoseBleedFan says: May 18, 2010 8:02 AM

    The people on both sides of this business arrangement are dumb…Why do you think the Titans gave Fat Albert a ton of incentives in his final year in Tennessee? They knew as soon as he got the big payday he’d lay down.
    By the way Albert…We’re coming out of a recession. The “woe is me” routine is probably not a good way to gain sympathy when the working man is simply trying to feed his family and hold on to the house…

  103. Whodey08 says: May 18, 2010 8:12 AM

    I’ve never been one to begrudge the money athletes make.
    Just don’t complain is all I ask.

  104. beer_beer_beer_beer says: May 18, 2010 8:20 AM

    they paid me $100M….how can they treat me this way?

  105. Black QB White RB says: May 18, 2010 8:26 AM

    “Character guys…..We’re going to bring in Character guys”….

  106. The Black Man says: May 18, 2010 9:15 AM

    I am mad that his camp let this news out. For one, it makes Albert look soft. How does a player have say so in what he wants to do? For a team that went 4-12, sure this guy knows a whole lot about football. It is about winning games, not padding stats. He is lucky that he has a spot on a roster. I would keep him, don’t let him play, and fine him because I can.

  107. RandySavage says: May 18, 2010 10:03 AM

    If anyone would like to decieve someone for a much lower price, I’m willing to take $100,000.00

  108. BTD5504 says: May 18, 2010 10:31 AM

    some of you all have no clue what you’re talking about.
    Haynesworth has been told he won’t be playing just the nose tackle position in the 3-4, but also be allowed to get to the QB as the DE for a lot of the time. he’s just being a huuuuuge b*tch.
    i’m getting tired of this as a Skins fan. get this fat piece of trash outta town. if he’s still here for the season, he should be boo’d everytime his name is announced. he’ll never be a Redskin.
    i feel bad for all the fans who bought this d-bag’s jersey last year.

  109. Joe 6-pack says: May 18, 2010 11:57 AM

    Hahaha, wow. Somebody told him to sit in a cubicle to see what real bullshit is like? Yeah… Pretty sure it’s more bullshit to have to just ram yourself into, at least, 660 lbs of muscled-man (Yes, that’s two blockers ) just to create a bit of a gap around 50 or 60 times every sunday. And this isn’t taking practice into account. For some reason, cubicle guy, I think you’d much rather stick to your cubicle than do that. lol you poor darling in your cubicle.
    Anyways, to get to the point, Rosenthal is in the wrong here. Sacks tie into showing how well a player has done. That means getting bigger contracts for the player. Is he looking out for himself? Well, yeah. He should be. Rosenthal would be looking out for himself if another company offered to pay him as much as he’s making now to write about football after NBC, say, shoved him onto Asian Soccer as somebody already suggested. Of course Rosenthal is gonna try and join the other company then. So you all can ride his ass if you want, but people who can actually reason understand Haynesworth’s method behind the madness.

  110. Gam(e)_is_on says: May 18, 2010 12:50 PM

    @ kookabura3 I’m with you, except the money has nothing to do with it!
    @ Rosenthal; what would you do if your job went from doing TV segments to finding stats for the show instead @ the same salary?
    Wouldn’t you try to find an anchor job at another TV station for the same amount of money, so you can work your true talent and then BE HAPPY COMING TO WORK IN THE MORNING???
    Does he make a pile of money? – YES he does! But he signed a contract with a team considering multiple factors like position, money and scheme which now has changed. How can you fault the guy for wanting to leave, despite his 32 million guarantees ?
    Where in his contract does it apply: 32 million guaranteed; you will do the dishes in the kitchen if we tell you to? NO WHERE ! ! ! !

  111. David56 says: May 18, 2010 1:25 PM

    Funny how every job I ever had going back to my teen years when my boss asked/told me to do some particular work I did it. I believe I was being paid to do just that. When I was in the Army for four years they called that an “order.” No questions asked and no complaining(in front of your superior) unless you wanted to spend time in the stockade.
    Haynesworth already is making enough money from the Skins to not have a financial worry for the rest of his life. For what he is getting paid he should be willing to do what he’s asked to do by the coaches. He’ll never again get this kind of contract. Things change all the time in the NFL. Somebody is almost always trying something different that might give them an edge. Albert should just shut-up and do as well as he can wharever he’s asked to do. Lord knows he’s being paid enough to do it.

  112. Other Bears says: May 18, 2010 2:21 PM

    iusedtobeteddybayer says:
    “But more to the point, the larger picture is, many of the readers of this site would suck balls for $100 million dollars.”
    ———————-
    That’s exactly what Albert is doing!

  113. Bious says: May 19, 2010 3:16 PM

    In a way, I get what he is saying
    I guess some do not understand what the difference is between a NT in a 3-4 and a regular DT in a 4-3 attack defense
    Stats are different, assignments are massively different, etc….basically, two different types of players
    Albert wanted 4-3 and is getting a 3-4….some may not want to do that

  114. larr999777 says: May 20, 2010 2:05 PM

    Let the man rush the Qb !!! Give him attention and let him be the prime focus of your defense !!! You’ve already paid the man ,now get your monies worth ,tell the rest of the team you were handed this problem but you refuse to let it destroy the team,give him the exception to the rule with the approval of the rest of the team and move on !!!!!!!!!

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