We’re approaching the trade deadline, but the Albert Haynesworth rumors have gone away just in time for Haynesworth’s play to improve. He’s coming off a strong effort against the Eagles.
“I thought it was, by far, Albert’s best game since I’ve been here,” coach Mike
Shanahan said via the Washington Post. “I thought he played very good. Played practically 30
plays, had a couple of holding calls against him, which were difference
makers in the game. Just had a lot of effort. I was pleased with his
Haynesworth sometimes drew three people blocking him, and he disrupted Philly’s passing game even more than his four tackles indicate. In a muddled NFC East, getting Haynesworth back to peak form could be a huge difference maker for the Redskins.