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Albert Haynesworth practices mostly with scout team

Pro Bowl defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth has worked with the scout team "a lot" this week during practice, Redskins tight end Chris Cooley revealed in a radio interview Friday morning.

During an interview with the Sports Junkies on 106.7 The Fan, Cooley said Haynesworth, a two-time all-pro selection, primarily has taken snaps with the players who imitate the top offensive and defensive players of the week's opponent. Usually, the scout team is comprised of backups and younger players who do not have major roles. They help the first-team offense and defense prepare for games, in this case the season opener Sunday night against Dallas at FedEx Field.

It is highly unusual for a player of Haynesworth's caliber to practice with the scout team as the season is about to begin. Cooley's comments confirm that the Redskins are handling Haynesworth, who was the subject of trade reports against this week, atypically.

A team source said the Redskins have used starters, second-stringers and third-stringers on the scout team this week. Shanahan, the source said, utilizes as many players as possible in practice, especially because the Redskins do not have any defensive linemen on their practice squad. Haynesworth is one of seven defensive linemen on the 53-man roster.

After receiving few practice reps on Saturday and Monday, Haynesworth on Wednesday began working with the scout team, multiple team sources said. In fact, he has performed so well in the role against Washington's first-team offensive line that Coach Mike Shanahan and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett have congratulated him in front of teammates.(That may not portend well for the offensive line against Dallas's star pass rusher, DeMarcus Ware).

Cooley did not mention that while the bulk of Haynesworth's reps have come with the scout team, he also has received practice reps in the team's nickel packages. In addition to working with the scout team Wednesday and Thursday, Haynesworth, the team's top pass-rushing defensive lineman, was part of nickel packages Wednesday and Thursday.

What does all this mean?

The Redskins and Tennessee Titans reportedly are in trade discussions about Haynesworth. Shanahan and Haynesworth have met privately at least twice this week, team sources said. It is unclear what they discussed, but this much is known: Something very strange is going on with Haynesworth in practice this week.

By Jason Reid and Rick Maese  |  September 10, 2010; 11:09 AM ET
Categories:  Albert Haynesworth  
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Comments

Redskins fans are dense, dense, dense.

How many times have you been told that since we're America's Team EVERY blog related to the NFL is our home???

You guys have a lot of nerve to speak ill of us on what is technically the Washington Post Cowboys Insider (with a few items about the Skins). The Cowboys will take care of that Sunday night by putting you and your owner back in your place.

Jerry Jones bought big screens and what did that little Jerry-wannabe Snyder do the very next year? He bought big screens! Gotta keep up with the Joneses, I guess. LOL!!!

Posted by: HippoWatts | September 10, 2010 11:15 AM | Report abuse

Let's save Haynesworth for a game that really matters.

Posted by: NickelsLuvsSkins | September 10, 2010 11:17 AM | Report abuse

"Something very strange is going on with Haynesworth in practice this week."

Yo mama very strange!

Seriously, what's the surprise here? Fat Albert is in the doghouse. Will he play against the Cowboys? Of course. Your best players play. But Shanny ain't done sending a message yet.

Posted by: diesel_skins_ | September 10, 2010 11:19 AM | Report abuse

why the Cowboys are so beloved across America. WE GET IT DONE.
Posted by: BigBlueStar | September 10, 2010 10:07 AM

HAHHAAHAA! Your fan base is full of Bandwagon half wits that had no connection so they bought in to a marketing blitz (Americas Team). Much like I am sure you cant even point to Dallas on a map. People who really had no following or purpose. So they went with the cult. Kinda like another Famed Texas Following in Waco!!! When Dallas is losing you cant find their fans. Cut them and they bleed the colors of the front runner. And I guess "getting it done" means 1 playoff win in 14 yrs. It is baffling. I would not spend ONE SECOND trolling the sorry cowboys sites. WHAT A LOSER!!!! HAHA

Posted by: Club320 | September 10, 2010 11:19 AM | Report abuse

Oh yeah, and Cowgirl fans suck. I'm feeling Simmons' view on this season.

Posted by: NickelsLuvsSkins | September 10, 2010 11:19 AM | Report abuse

He should be with the scout team...put up a first team effort, play on the first team. It's really that simple...

Posted by: brownwood26 | September 10, 2010 11:22 AM | Report abuse

SMOKESCREEN

Posted by: 4thFloor | September 10, 2010 11:24 AM | Report abuse

Or .. they will keep out out of the game to guard against injury because they plan on trading him next week to Tenn.

Posted by: ASinNY | September 10, 2010 11:29 AM | Report abuse

SMOKESCREEN

Posted by: 4thFloor | September 10, 2010 11:24 AM

I agree. Haynesworth practicing with Scout team does three things: gets him in better football shape; allows the young left side of the offensive line to practice against the best; and makes the Cowboys thing Haynesworth won't be playing much on Sunday.

There is no controversy here. Haynesworth is going to play a lot on Sunday, and the Redskins defense is going to destroy the pathetic Cowboy's offense.

After all, this is Washington DC, the Capital of America. The Washington Redskins are America's Team.

Posted by: Section104 | September 10, 2010 11:29 AM | Report abuse

Gotta keep up with the Joneses, I guess. LOL!!!

Posted by: HippoWatts | September 10, 2010 11:15 AM | Report abuse

I'd love to keep up with Jerry, but my liver wouldn't take it. Somebody get him a shot......of Arsenic!!!

Posted by: monk811 | September 10, 2010 11:29 AM | Report abuse

I thought Shanny didn't want this kind of thing reported. I certainly understand where he is coming from. I only hope he is using the media. I also hope the 'sources' are duping the reporters. I will wait for Sunday night.

Posted by: kenshejoezac | September 10, 2010 11:29 AM | Report abuse

"SMOKESCREEN"

This is exactly what I think.

- Ray

Posted by: rmcazz | September 10, 2010 11:29 AM | Report abuse

The organization and the AH apologists need to get with the program and get this guy out. He's not gonna wake up one day buying in...we're going into Week 1. If he hasn't bought in yet, he's not going to. Nor is he going to be dominant without the proper conditioning/knowledge of the defense. This is common sense, not rocket science...
Posted by: brownwood26 | September 10, 2010 11:12 AM


Did you read the article someone linked up here about the “Mcnabb deniars” or whatever it was? Not comparing AH to Mcnabb, but the way the fans react in such outrage when others do not share their opinion. You’re saying that everyone “needs” to get in line with your opinion and that until they do they are stupid. If you are implying “IMHO” it sure doesn’t come off like it. It’s like red said, the guy is an asshat, but he is talented and warrants different consideration due to his potential. You and many others don’t even want to see what happens in a regular season game; you are just absolutely sure that he’s going to dog it and play poorly and ruin team chemistry etc. Don’t even want to consider the possibility that he might come out and play well. We keep hearing different stories about what’s happening in practice and how one minute he’s in the dog house and in another minute Shanny’s saying he likes what he sees in practice. Shanny is a master at smokescreens. The skins are 0-0 right now….clean slate. Let’s see what happens with everyone on the 53 man roster before they should “cut him now”……besides, isn’t Haslett in charge of the defense? If Shanny’s going to deactivate him, so be it; but I don’t think he will activate him and tell Haslett he can’t use him.

Posted by: dlhaze1 | September 10, 2010 11:31 AM | Report abuse

4th, I was thinking the same thing. With the way Kemomautufau has been looking, there is no way that the 'skins will be able to bottle up the Cowboy's rushing game. They'll be running up the gut the whole night 'cause Kemo gets NO push at the line of scrimmage.

Also, saw your post from yesterday RE: Dallas. Yeah, put me down for that one. You said a G covers everything except your ticket to the game? That's what's good. Sounds like you go through either Traverus or YTB.

Posted by: RedDMV | September 10, 2010 11:36 AM | Report abuse

funny how the comments that Shanny made this week about AH having a 'great practice' never made it here...really surprising....yawn...

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | September 10, 2010 11:36 AM | Report abuse

McNabb, Portis & Williams begin the season knicked up.

McNabb's backup is the immobile Grossman & Williams' backup is Stephon "human sieve" Heyer.

Obsessive-compulsive coach and two-year-old-mentality defensive star locked in team destroying alpha dog fight.

Even w/ Danny taking a back seat, Redskins football remains Redskins football.

Posted by: nonsensical2001 | September 10, 2010 11:36 AM | Report abuse

If he plays well you must get rid of him. Thats how franchises are built, sheer spite.

Posted by: Stu27 | September 10, 2010 11:37 AM | Report abuse

"In fact, he has performed so well in the role against Washington's first-team offensive line that Coach Mike Shanahan and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett have congratulated him in front of teammates."


This can be read multiple ways. Either Haynesworth is ready to beast out, or the starting O-line is having big trouble with a half-azzed Fat Al whose heart isn't really in it.

Posted by: Alan4 | September 10, 2010 11:37 AM | Report abuse

"In fact, he has performed so well in the role against Washington's first-team offensive line that Coach Mike Shanahan and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett have congratulated him in front of teammates."


This can be read multiple ways. Either Haynesworth is ready to beast out, or the starting O-line is having big trouble with a half-azzed Fat Al whose heart isn't really in it.

Posted by: Alan4 | September 10, 2010 11:38 AM | Report abuse

I've wondered about the smokescreen aspect of this too. You never know what's going on inside of Shanny's head.

Two days...can't wait.

Posted by: psps23 | September 10, 2010 11:43 AM | Report abuse

I said this whole feud was a ruse a few days ago. I was joking. But if it turns out to be true I'll pretend I was serious.

Posted by: mack1 | September 10, 2010 11:43 AM | Report abuse

"Something very strange is going on with Haynesworth in practice this week."

Yo mama very strange!

Seriously, what's the surprise here? Fat Albert is in the doghouse. Will he play against the Cowboys? Of course. Your best players play. But Shanny ain't done sending a message yet.

Posted by: diesel_skins_ | September 10, 2010 11:19 AM | Report abuse

It's simple:

Putting Hanyesworth against our 1st team oline does two things.

1) it allows T Williams and Rabach to practice against the same level of competition they'll face. Possibly even better.

2) it gets haynesworth in shape and lets him practice against the same level of competition and he gets more reps in the 3-4.

Posted by: Devo2 | September 10, 2010 11:43 AM | Report abuse

Isn't this the kind of thing Shanahan doesn't want published by the media - the kind of thing it is commonly understood across the NFL needs to go unreported due to competitive advantage?

Cooley and the Post screwed up again.

Posted by: mirf59 | September 10, 2010 11:48 AM | Report abuse

the guy is an asshat, but he is talented and warrants different consideration due to his potential.

Posted by: dlhaze1 | September 10, 2010 11:31 AM


THAT right there is my biggest problem with this whole thing.

If that is even a little bit true with this coaching staff, then nothing has changed at Redskins Park. Things will stay the same and the best they can hope for is another run like Gibbs 2.0.

Being uber-talented doesn't give you the right half-ass or try to call your own shot. You're a player, same as any other. Just because you have a more prominent role shouldn't mean that you get to dictate to everyone else who sh*t is gonna go. It sets a bad precedent and sends a wrong message. No one person should be bigger than the team.

That said, I am more than willing to give him a chance to perform and perform well for us...just if he does it on Shanahan's terms and does what is expected of him. If the only "compromise" is to cave into AH's bad behavior and sell out the team concept they're trying to establish, then that's not worth it.

The only person who has control over that is Shanahan. Teach his ass a lesson and get him to play or get him out. Those are the choices...the ONLY choices. So far the first choice hasn't worked. The next move should be obvious.

Posted by: brownwood26 | September 10, 2010 11:50 AM | Report abuse

IMHO I believe if the Redskins go out and kick Dallas' rear Shanny will look "right" for sitting Fat Basturd. If we lose the media will portray Shanny as the boob for sitting Fatso and not allowing him to help.
My point is the Redskins need to win for many many reasons in order to continue to rebuild respectability to the organization.
I would like to thank BA, the Shannys and Haslet for providing me with hope for the future. You guys have done in 6 months what VC could never do.

Posted by: GLFLVER3 | September 10, 2010 11:51 AM | Report abuse

IMHO I believe if the Redskins go out and kick Dallas' rear Shanny will look "right" for sitting Fat Basturd. If we lose the media will portray Shanny as the boob for sitting Fatso and not allowing him to help.
My point is the Redskins need to win for many many reasons in order to continue to rebuild respectability to the organization.
I would like to thank BA, the Shannys and Haslet for providing me with hope for the future. You guys have done in 6 months what VC could never do.

Posted by: GLFLVER3 | September 10, 2010 11:51 AM | Report abuse

Mike Florio
September 10, 2010,
11:52
Haynesworth for Vincent Jackson happening as we speak.

The Washington Redskins and San Diego Chargers are in the process of swapping malcontents with the Redskins sending disgruntled defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth to the Chargers, in exchange for disgruntled wide receiver, Vincent Jackson. More details to follow.....

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | September 10, 2010 11:52 AM | Report abuse

Definitely a ruse. Haynesworth plays a big role Sunday.

Posted by: bones21 | September 10, 2010 11:52 AM | Report abuse

The price includes the tickets.......

This year price was like $985for a 3 night stay.....

http://www.facebook.com/?sk=messages&ref=mb#!/photo.php?pid=4866589&id=644473902&ref=fbx_album

Posted by: 4thFloor | September 10, 2010 11:54 AM | Report abuse

Michael Crabtree: "What is a diva?"

We've noted before that 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree has a "diva clause" in his contract designed to ensure that he's a full participant in mandatory activities, an almost-full participant in voluntary activities, and generally not, you know, a diva.

Except that Crabtree doesn't know if he's being a diva because he doesn't know what a diva is.

"What is a diva?" Crabtree asked in an interview with the San Francisco Chronicle. "Really, I have no idea. . . . Isn't a diva a female? I don't know, I'm asking. I mean, come on, that makes no sense. A diva?"

Crabtree has a point: According to Wikipedia, a diva is a celebrated female singer, and a male would properly be called a "divo."

But is Crabtree a diva (or divo) in the modern sense, meaning someone whose bad attitude makes him more trouble than he's worth? He reportedly had a bad attitude this summer, leading to a confrontation with teammate Vernon Davis. But Crabtree insists he's a good teammate.

"I'm telling you, that ain't me," Crabtree said. "Not when it comes to my teammates and guys that see me every day. I'm just a regular guy like everyone else."

Posted by: RedDMV | September 10, 2010 11:55 AM | Report abuse

Hey Moron Mayor -

This is the most exciting game and season event (other than playoff runs and playoff games) that Skins fans can enjoy. Why are you writing about Haynesworth? He's not even a true Redskin, yet.

Get out of town! NO . . . REALLY . . . GET OUT OF TOWN!

Posted by: rmblocher | September 10, 2010 11:56 AM | Report abuse

Just read that too Greg...AH and Chris Horton for VJ straight up...

Posted by: brownwood26 | September 10, 2010 11:57 AM | Report abuse

And the seats are in the lower level....No Nosebleed/Only see the game on Jumbotron type deal....

Thx Greg for the update!

(Now watch as the non-regs ask for a link)

Posted by: 4thFloor | September 10, 2010 11:57 AM | Report abuse

a never ending story of a disaster not waiting to happen but in light speed progress. who cares whether he’s a one two six seven time pro bowler when you are acting like a spoil child then you should be treated like one. if the coach had any balls then a trade would have happen, getting little or nothing is better than living with a cancer like haynesworthless, what a joke along with the rest of the organization.

Posted by: geg5100 | September 10, 2010 11:58 AM | Report abuse

Mike Florio
September 10, 2010,
11:52
Haynesworth for Vincent Jackson happening as we speak.

The Washington Redskins and San Diego Chargers are in the process of swapping malcontents with the Redskins sending disgruntled defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth to the Chargers, in exchange for disgruntled wide receiver, Vincent Jackson. More details to follow.....


I know this is your little calling card on the blog, making up over-the-top false rumors and attributing them to actual media outlets, but c'mon man!

You're better than that...

Posted by: WaitingGuilty | September 10, 2010 12:02 PM | Report abuse

Can someone tell Chris Cooley to shut up....HC Shanahan did not divulge info, rattrap needs to follow suit.

Posted by: ejharrisjr40 | September 10, 2010 12:05 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: ho-skin | September 10, 2010 12:06 PM | Report abuse

Coming soon, the season preview edition of

ZEKE'S UNIQUE PERSPECTIVES

Posted by: zcezcest1 | September 10, 2010 12:07 PM | Report abuse

CSN reports that Henson was put on the IR ... was that already reported up here? What WAS the injury he sustained?

Posted by: dcsween | September 10, 2010 12:07 PM | Report abuse

Gotta peep it when I get home due to Facebook being on the no-no list at work... so they include the tixs too? That what's really good! Yeah, trying to do that!

I know these social networking sites are a big deal these days (I'm not on a single one, and what happened to myspace?) but do any of them really warrant a movie?

Ca'mon!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: RedDMV | September 10, 2010 12:07 PM | Report abuse

Can I get a link for those trade rumors??? I tried looking it up and nothing came up.

Posted by: monk811 | September 10, 2010 12:08 PM | Report abuse


How many times have you been told that since we're America's Team EVERY blog related to the NFL is our home??? You guys have a lot of nerve to speak ill of us on what is technically the Washington Post Cowboys Insider (with a few items about the Skins).

Posted by: HippoWatts | September 10, 2010 11:15 AM

he-he-he. i told these saucer-eyed morons that a long time ago. some understand. some don't.

to reiterate: THIS IS OUR HOUSE and the redtards fans are nothing more than uninvited guests! their parents didn't teach them that visiting is different from staying over. sunday's game will take care of that though. this board will be like a morgue on monday. bank on it. donovan mcflabb was the best they could do.

Posted by: 10peterbilt | September 10, 2010 12:08 PM | Report abuse

How many times have you been told that since we're America's Team EVERY blog related to the NFL is our home??? You guys have a lot of nerve to speak ill of us on what is technically the Washington Post Cowboys Insider (with a few items about the Skins).

Posted by: HippoWatts | September 10, 2010 11:15 AM

he-he-he. i told these saucer-eyed morons that a long time ago. some understand. some don't.

to reiterate: THIS IS OUR HOUSE and the redtards fans are nothing more than uninvited guests! their parents didn't teach them that visiting is different from staying over. sunday's game will take care of that though. this board will be like a morgue on monday. bank on it. donovan mcflabb was the best they could do.

Posted by: 10peterbilt | September 10, 2010 12:08 PM | Report abuse


Be quiet! Their are adults and grown men chatting in here...Keep it down.

Posted by: leevi98 | September 10, 2010 12:11 PM | Report abuse

ho-skin,
those videos just make me sad: man what a freakin' freak sean taylor was. that fumble-causing hit....wow... that fumble return...he looked like he was operating on a different speed than everybody else...

Posted by: walter-in-fallschurch | September 10, 2010 12:12 PM | Report abuse

You're better than that...

Posted by: WaitingGuilty

breaking news from Beantown Greg >>>> breaking news from JReid any day!

Posted by: Predator48 | September 10, 2010 12:12 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: brownwood26 | September 10, 2010 11:50 AM

I’m with you Brownwood…..from your prior posts it just seemed like you didn’t even want to give him the chance to play in reg season games and had fully bought in to all of the negative “press”. You are usually so skeptical about what the media says, that it seemed surprising that you had already made up your mind that there is no chance that he could work out well this year and so on. I am of the opinion that Shanny has been pulling the Wapo and other outlets strings on the matter. He can control what the media sees in the 30 min of practice time they are allowed to watch.


Also, Wapo isn’t the only team of folks who are driving this into the ground. I watchec sportsrise yesterday morning and I think they must have asked at least 8 different players the same questions about AH, just trying to find a negative quote……

Posted by: dlhaze1 | September 10, 2010 12:12 PM | Report abuse

Way to follow Shanahan's request that you not report on where players are lining up and with what units as a matter of strategy there J. Reid. I expect that your ability to attend practices will be soon coming to an end.

It would be nice if you guys actually covered the home team and biggest draw in the city like they were the home team. I am not asking for blind homerism, but stop trying to create dissension stories. That schtick has worn thin.

Posted by: keino83 | September 10, 2010 12:13 PM | Report abuse

Can I get a link for those trade rumors??? I tried looking it up and nothing came up.

Posted by: monk811 | September 10, 2010 12:08 PM

Didn't Shanahan make a big production of saying Haynesworth will be with the team on Sunday, otherwise he's a liar?

Posted by: Alan4 | September 10, 2010 12:13 PM | Report abuse

Haynesworth is listed as the Skins 2nd string NT on depth chart. I assume he'll move up to 1st string NT/DE when/if he learns the defense, gets in game shape, and demonstrates the ability to follow direction from the coaches. Until then -- he's a liability on the field -- no matter how good of a pass rusher he might be...

Why is it a surprise that the 2nd string NT is playing on the scout team?

Posted by: siris | September 10, 2010 12:14 PM | Report abuse

I can’t believe it. Greg posted a PFT story and beep beep isn’t up here humping his leg about it.

Posted by: dlhaze1 | September 10, 2010 12:18 PM | Report abuse

I see the buck toothed incest baby has graced us with his presence on this beautiful Friday...


Turd.

Posted by: RedDMV | September 10, 2010 12:18 PM | Report abuse

Just as long as AH plays the nickle package I'm cool. The cowgrilz Oline is a mess. The nickle should consist of AH, Holliday, and Carter as a down three. Rak, Wilson, Fletch as LBs, and the remainder as DBs. Given the state of the cowgrilz line, sending any combination of 4 or 5 guys will force either TE or RB to block. Advantage Skins.

Posted by: TWISI | September 10, 2010 12:18 PM | Report abuse

Chris Cooley is just keeping it real. He is pretty much a Redskins legend at this point so nobody should get mad at him for saying anything. I am confused about what is goin on with Al though. Regardless of what we end up doing with him, you have to play him heavily in the Dallas game. We need to see what he plays like in a real game so we can know how valuable he can be to us or for another team. If he's horrible than bench him the rest of the year. I don't think he will be though. I think Phony Homo is going to be out for the season with a coma after this game.

And why are there Dallas fans on this site? I know they don't have the internets down in that desert hellhole, so they are probably local fans. Local fans who have never even been to Dallas once in their lives are the worst scumbags on the planet and that's a well known fact. If you're from Dallas, then fine, throw your life away on this despicable franchise. But most of their fans have never even been there and its disgusting. I really hope for the worst for you and your whole families in life. Just stop watching football. Go watch women's tennis because thats the only sport where its acceptable to root for someone because you think their uniform is purty. Idiots.

Posted by: bosshog7169 | September 10, 2010 12:20 PM | Report abuse

I know dlhaze...sometimes I just get sick of the AH apologists and come out a bit more forceful than I mean to. It just boggles my mind that fans of a team that has consistently won with less talent and more unity can be so shortsighted when it comes to this. I've said it before...44 teams have won SBs without AH. I'll bet that the next 44 will too. If he buys in and does what everyone else is doing, I'm happy to have him. If he's gonna keep trying to push the envelope and prop himself up as someone bigger and better than the team, then I want him out yesterday. There really isn't a middle ground....

Posted by: brownwood26 | September 10, 2010 12:23 PM | Report abuse

Get off his bozack.

Cooley could shut up too, he's starting to sound like deangelo.

Posted by: AdamCr | September 10, 2010 12:23 PM | Report abuse

Chris Russsl on right now and saying he too expects AH to be deactivated.

He is saying this is a teaching lesson if you work hard in the offseason/training Camp that you get rewarded.

Devin Thomas is also said to be in this camp as well, which is why he won't be playing too much (because of work ethic in practice).

Posted by: 4thFloor | September 10, 2010 12:24 PM | Report abuse

Here's a thought, he is lining up with the scout team to give the Silverback reps against a dominant pass rusher. Prepping the rookie, I say, for the storm that is sure to come.

Posted by: ericroks | September 10, 2010 12:24 PM | Report abuse

This is all BS. Haynesworth will play and the damage will be devastating.

Shanahan is not stupid. Neither the left or the right tackle for Dallas wants to see 92 across from him. Not only that, they have to worry about some dude named Brian.

Our defense is going to be something special Sunday night. Too bad I have to watch with binoculars from the 412 section.

Posted by: iH8dallas | September 10, 2010 12:25 PM | Report abuse

f the cowboys
yall suck
gonna get knocked the f out on sunday nite
sorry bamas
ur mascot is police...the dallas police ...lame

HAIL TO THE REDSKINS COWBOY PLAYERS/AFFILIATES/FANS CAN KISS THE BUTT END OF MY CIGARETTE

Posted by: retroskins14 | September 10, 2010 12:26 PM | Report abuse

4th, who is Chris Russsll?

Posted by: dlhaze1 | September 10, 2010 12:27 PM | Report abuse

And why are there Dallas fans on this site?

Possible Answers

A. Career Virgins got nothing else to do.
B. Internet still not invented in North Texas.
C. Case of mild retardation.

Posted by: alex35332 | September 10, 2010 12:27 PM | Report abuse

Devin Thomas is also said to be in this camp as well, which is why he won't be playing too much (because of work ethic in practice).

Posted by: 4thFloor | September 10, 2010 12:24 PM

Really? Although his production hasn't been that great, my impression was the DT did all the right things wrt to OTAs, camp, and practice. Didn't he do McNabb's Hell Week (and even keep his hammies in check)?

Posted by: Alan4 | September 10, 2010 12:27 PM | Report abuse

Beantown is just playing around with the "Mike Wise" effect...

Posted by: swowra | September 10, 2010 12:29 PM | Report abuse

This is Dallas week, the first game of the Shanahan/Allen regime, and the first game of 6 time Pro Bowler McNabb's Redskin career.

So many much more important things are happening that what position group a two time pro bowl tackle practiced with. You should change the name of the column to "Big Al's Blog".

So many things are heading in the right direction, and all anybody (in the media) can focus on is the one problem...

Posted by: Jason10 | September 10, 2010 12:29 PM | Report abuse

Greg, you suck for getting my hopes up. I suck for believing it.

Posted by: monk811 | September 10, 2010 12:30 PM | Report abuse

Something very strange is going on with Haynesworth in practice this week.

By Jason Reid and Rick Maese | September 10, 2010; 11:09 AM ET

TO RI: The only reason this is strange is because YOU think it's strange, and you need to stay ahead of the national media with all things Haynesworth.

It's clear from following RI that JReid doesn't know much about the ins and outs of the game. Shanahan has his way of doing things and his judgement should be trusted over a beat writer that is generally outperformed by local papers with far less resources. I'll continue to check RI because it has the most frequent updates, but as far as content there is much better analysis elsewhere, ie. John Keim.

Please stop regurgitating the same BS.

Posted by: saltine182 | September 10, 2010 12:31 PM | Report abuse

reid and maese-
sorry to change the subject,but you guys are professional journalists, and i'm a truck driver, for god's sake. even i know how to properly use comprise in a sentence. it's very simple, fellas-The parts together compose the whole; the whole comprises its parts. substitute contain, to verify correctitude. boneheads

Posted by: motorcyclesteve | September 10, 2010 12:31 PM | Report abuse

Really? Although his production hasn't been that great, my impression was the DT did all the right things wrt to OTAs, camp, and practice. Didn't he do McNabb's Hell Week (and even keep his hammies in check)?

Posted by: Alan4

Your impression is wrong, DT#11 evan admitted as such a few weeks ago that he shoulda/coulda taken OTAs/Mini camps more seriously. Dude blows.

Posted by: chrislarry | September 10, 2010 12:31 PM | Report abuse

reid and maese-
sorry to change the subject,but you guys are professional journalists, and i'm a truck driver, for god's sake. even i know how to properly use comprise in a sentence. it's very simple, fellas-The parts together compose the whole; the whole comprises its parts. substitute contain, to verify correctitude. boneheads

Posted by: motorcyclesteve | September 10, 2010 12:32 PM | Report abuse

Chris Russel is the 980 Beat Reporter

This is Shanny instituting his blue print to what a team is. He expects everyone to give 100% during practice, and if he doesn't get it or if they are just not around (like AH), he can't play them because the other teamates did what was asked.....

NO SMOKESCREEN.

Posted by: 4thFloor | September 10, 2010 12:36 PM | Report abuse

the guy is an asshat, but he is talented and warrants different consideration due to his potential.

Posted by: dlhaze1 | September 10, 2010 11:31 AM

Right -- and that's why he got consideration of $21 million this March. Now he's supposed to practice and play 110% in return.

Posted by: Pepper5 | September 10, 2010 12:36 PM | Report abuse

swowra, one might suggest that Mike Wise was playing around with the "Beantown Effect."

Posted by: NateinthePDX | September 10, 2010 12:36 PM | Report abuse

Kyle Shanny on DT11:

"He needs to learn how to practice like a pro."

Posted by: 4thFloor | September 10, 2010 12:39 PM | Report abuse

Russell said the skins will have 6 active DL from the 8 on the roster. Jarmon will be inactive and the most likely canditate will be AH.

This is one game of the 80 that MS is under contract, he's setting and changing the culture. No way he makes the other DL that have done everything asked of them for a guy that hasn't regardless of talent.

Posted by: Diesel44 | September 10, 2010 12:39 PM | Report abuse

This is all BS. Haynesworth will play and the damage will be devastating.

Shanahan is not stupid. Neither the left or the right tackle for Dallas wants to see 92 across from him. Not only that, they have to worry about some dude named Brian.

Our defense is going to be something special Sunday night. Too bad I have to watch with binoculars from the 412 section.

Posted by: iH8dallas | September 10, 2010 12:25 PM

I'm in your camp iH8dallas. We'll see Sunday. Hasslet said 6 Dlimen will be active. Jarmon is still working his way back from injury and all the weight gain from this offseason. It would really surprise if Haynesworth was deactivated.

Posted by: TWISI | September 10, 2010 12:39 PM | Report abuse

uh, motorcyclesteve,
imho, "comprise" does not mean "contain". "comprised of" means "made up of" or "consists of" or "composed of" or "includes". i think he used it correctly.

Posted by: walter-in-fallschurch | September 10, 2010 12:39 PM | Report abuse

Sorry if this has already been linked, but UniWatch has accessed a treasure trove of awesome Redskins archive photos.

http://www.uniwatchblog.com/nfl/washington-redskins/

You go to that page and a set of eight Skins photos are displayed -- click on one to see it bigger. Then, each time you load/refresh the page you get a new set of eight photos. Pretty doggone cool, especially since we Skins fans tend to take such comfort in glories past...

Hail to 'em.

Posted by: NateinthePDX | September 10, 2010 12:40 PM | Report abuse

And why are there Dallas fans on this site?

Possible Answers

A. Career Virgins got nothing else to do.
B. Internet still not invented in North Texas.
C. Case of mild retardation.

Posted by: alex35332 | September 10, 2010 12:27 PM

we're on this site because we're fans of america's team. therefore, any nfl blogging site is technically our home since, the last time i looked, dc was still a part of america.

i've done my best to break it down for you in terms that even a hamster could understand, but given the high odds of your suffering from microencephaly or being a open-mouth troglodyte, you may need further assistance. consult your fellow trogs and attempt to figure it out together.

Posted by: 10peterbilt | September 10, 2010 12:40 PM | Report abuse

Gotta peep it when I get home due to Facebook being on the no-no list at work...

Posted by: RedDMV | September 10, 2010 12:07 PM |

It's a shame RI isn't on the no-no list also.

1. It would save the rest of us having to scroll over the assery you post here.
2. You might actually do some work. Your tax-payer funded DMV salary wouldn't be completely pissed away.
3. It wouldn't be productive work but at least it would be work - making sure the pencils for the written test are sharpened and everyone has one.

Posted by: QuietTeeth | September 10, 2010 12:41 PM | Report abuse

haha.. America's team! You know how that came about ?? Some one from NFL Films dubbed them that in the late 70's because every game he went to he saw a Dallas jersey. That does not make them "America's Team". I think Pittsburgh probably has more fans accross the country than Dallas does.

Rick Sabol said in the early and mid 70;s the called Dallas "NEXT YEARS TEAM" because they always were supposed to win it all but choked every year. (kinda like Favre, but that's a whole nother topic) I think Redskins Fans need to bring back the Next Years Team name. Put signs up in the stadium and get that coming back strong again. Wasn't Dallas supposed to be in the superbowl the last 2 or 3 seasons?? How did that work out?? Same thing with this year.... Supposed to be the 1st team to play in the superbowl in their own stadium. Well the OL leaks like a sive and the have safeties that deserve to be on the practice Squad! Man I'm so hyped for this game. I can't wait to watch McNabb, Moss and Galloway go deep on those suspect safeties all game long! :D

Posted by: avbanig | September 10, 2010 12:41 PM | Report abuse

Yes indeed, Nate. The Beantown Effect has been around for quite some time. Does that mean that Beantown gets a 1 month suspension from RI to reflect on his behavior?

Posted by: swowra | September 10, 2010 12:42 PM | Report abuse

"Chris Cooley is just keeping it real. He is pretty much a Redskins legend at this point so nobody should get mad at him for saying anything." - bosshog7169


This is the stuff that cracks me the fu_k up. A "legend"? Based on what? Yes, Cooley is a good player, no doubt about that at all. Has been one of the few bright spots in the last 10 years, not taking that away from the man.

But a "legend"? "He can say whatever he wants"? Please just stop it. What Redskin records has Cooley set? But a guy like Portis who's on the verge of breaking the 'Skins all-time rushing record should STFU?


I see a DOUBLE-STANDARD at play here! If it's suggested that Portis runs his mouth too much and needs to shut it the same needs to go for Chris "Sacred Cow" Cooley.

Trips me the fu_k out how it's okay for certain players do do whatever the hell they please, but when other players do THE SAME SH*T, peeps line up to take shots at them.


Re-fu_king_tarded!

Posted by: RedDMV | September 10, 2010 12:43 PM | Report abuse

com·prise
vt \kəm-ˈprīz\
com·prisedcom·pris·ing
Definition of COMPRISE
1: to include especially within a particular scope
2: to be made up of
3: compose, constitute

Usage Discussion of COMPRISE
Although it has been in use since the late 18th century, sense 3 is still attacked as wrong. Why it has been singled out is not clear, but until comparatively recent times it was found chiefly in scientific or technical writing rather than belles lettres. Our current evidence shows a slight shift in usage: sense 3 is somewhat more frequent in recent literary use than the earlier senses. You should be aware, however, that if you use sense 3 you may be subject to criticism for doing so, and you may want to choose a safer synonym such as compose or make up.

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comprise

The more you know...

Posted by: NateinthePDX | September 10, 2010 12:43 PM | Report abuse

not sure what the angst is about, it was there, back when I copied and pasted it....did PFT take it down??

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | September 10, 2010 12:45 PM | Report abuse

swowra, every time Beantown does the ol' okey-doke up here he is "awarded" 50,000 Washington Post Points. That's punishment enough. Have you ever tried to get rid of even one Post Point?

Posted by: NateinthePDX | September 10, 2010 12:45 PM | Report abuse

This is all BS. Haynesworth will play and the damage will be devastating.

Shanahan is not stupid. Neither the left or the right tackle for Dallas wants to see 92 across from him. Not only that, they have to worry about some dude named Brian.

Our defense is going to be something special Sunday night. Too bad I have to watch with binoculars from the 412 section.

Posted by: iH8dallas

You might want to get image stabilized binocs. A bit pricey, but you'll see plenty of stuff no one else does. I'd recommend these. I have 12x36, but the field of view is a bit too narrow for sporting events, unless you want to lip read.

http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/products/binoculars/image_stabilizer/10_x_30_is

Posted by: zcezcest1 | September 10, 2010 12:46 PM | Report abuse

Both of my FF teams were in action last night. My defending champion Futaleufu Swimmers and my regular season winning Cal Salmon.

So far, both teams sit with -2 points.

&%$##!%$#^*% FG kicker #$%@#$%%^*%$^*$%

Posted by: zcezcest1 | September 10, 2010 12:54 PM | Report abuse

Chris Russsl on right now and saying he too expects AH to be deactivated.

He is saying this is a teaching lesson if you work hard in the offseason/training Camp that you get rewarded.

Devin Thomas is also said to be in this camp as well, which is why he won't be playing too much (because of work ethic in practice).

Posted by: 4thFloor | September 10, 2010 12:24 PM

Chris Russell [and Chris Cooley, with his comments on the radio this morning] obviously have an axe to grind with the Redskins. They clearly have no sources, and are only trying to stir up trouble.

Posted by: 4-12 | September 10, 2010 12:55 PM | Report abuse

not sure what the angst is about, it was there, back when I copied and pasted it....did PFT take it down??

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | September 10, 2010 12:45 PM | Report abuse

Yeah, they took it down, that's it. You know, I was going to write this off as a lame attempt at humor, but you are a one-trick pony who is not even man enough to admit your indiscretions, therefore I now hate you.

No more fake posts for you- COME BACK 1 YEAR!

Posted by: WaitingGuilty | September 10, 2010 12:55 PM | Report abuse

For all the scary, Gregg Williams-y bluster, the Saints seemed like they only ever sent 3 guys rushing.

Posted by: dcsween | September 10, 2010 1:03 PM | Report abuse

Mike Florio
September 10, 2010,
11:52
Haynesworth for Vincent Jackson happening as we speak.

The Washington Redskins and San Diego Chargers are in the process of swapping malcontents with the Redskins sending disgruntled defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth to the Chargers, in exchange for disgruntled wide receiver, Vincent Jackson. More details to follow.....

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | September 10, 2010 11:52 AM
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Actually, I heard that Roydell Williams was cut, Terrence Austin was activated, and Nancy Pelosi became Eleen Degenres love slave.

Posted by: RedSkinHead | September 10, 2010 1:04 PM | Report abuse

Mike Florio
September 10, 2010,
11:52
Haynesworth for Vincent Jackson happening as we speak.

The Washington Redskins and San Diego Chargers are in the process of swapping malcontents with the Redskins sending disgruntled defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth to the Chargers, in exchange for disgruntled wide receiver, Vincent Jackson. More details to follow.....

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | September 10, 2010 11:52 AM
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Actually, I heard that Roydell Williams was cut, Terrence Austin was activated, and Nancy Pelosi became Ellen Degenres love slave.

Posted by: RedSkinHead | September 10, 2010 1:04 PM | Report abuse

That's what we do 4-12....Accuse the Media until they are proven right...lol

But, they have been wrong enough over time to cast doubt....

Posted by: 4thFloor | September 10, 2010 1:06 PM | Report abuse

DMV: "Ma'am, is your pencil sharp enough? Perhaps you would like to try this one?"

Lady (turning to look):"EEEEEEEEEEEK! Get that awful thing away from me, you pervie!"

Posted by: QuietTeeth | September 10, 2010 1:07 PM | Report abuse

funny, on the ESPN NFL front page, there is a link to an article on a McNabb to VJax runor

http://espn.go.com/nfl/

But its on ESPN Insider and, well, I'm not one of them

Posted by: zcezcest1 | September 10, 2010 1:08 PM | Report abuse

Isn't this the kind of thing Shanahan doesn't want published by the media - the kind of thing it is commonly understood across the NFL needs to go unreported due to competitive advantage?

Cooley and the Post screwed up again.

Posted by: mirf59 | September 10, 2010 11:48 AM | Report abuse

I can't see Cooley screwing this up. He is a smart guy, and he even grew up adoring Shanahan and the Broncos. No way he let this out against Shanny's wishes. Which means Shanny wants it out there.

Posted by: SkinsfaninKaneohe | September 10, 2010 1:09 PM | Report abuse

Mike Florio
September 10, 2010,
1:01
BeantownGreg Suspended One Month

Details are sketchy but it is believed that Monk811 has filed a formal complaint to the Washington Post against BeantownGreg after falling for his latest attempt at pre-breaking news. A once month suspension for the Beanster is expected to be handed down shortly. More to follow.....

Posted by: PlayAction | September 10, 2010 1:09 PM | Report abuse

A. Career Virgins ...

Posted by: alex35332 | September 10, 2010 12:27 PM

Wait, you mean I could have made money at it? If I'd known, I wouldn't have worked so hard to lose it.

Nate: BONUS points. Post Points are easily ignored and painless. Bonus pointsa are like herpes with a bad attitude.

Also, who replaced Robert Henson on the roster?

Posted by: dcsween | September 10, 2010 1:10 PM | Report abuse

I have been reading Washington post articles for a loonnnggg time. Im a life long redskins fan and finally decided to comment. Has Jason Reid ever written a positive article on the redskins? This guy brings nothing but negativity to this site!!!

Posted by: bdiggz05 | September 10, 2010 1:11 PM | Report abuse

Nate,

Thanks for the link to the Uniwatch page.

This link says the Cowboys will not wear their blue jerseys at all this season:

http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2010/08/picked-up-pieces---no-blue-jer-1.html

Maybe that means burgandy jerseys and gold pants for the Skins on Sunday night? That would be outstanding.

Posted by: manlius1 | September 10, 2010 1:12 PM | Report abuse

Remember: FA=2nd=VJax.

Its coming.

Posted by: SkinsfaninKaneohe | September 10, 2010 1:12 PM | Report abuse

4th- I'm just poking fun at the RI "JLaC/JReid/WaPo have no sources/an axe to grind" meme.

Posted by: 4-12 | September 10, 2010 1:13 PM | Report abuse

You're not funny CumstainTeeth, and have used deuchebag breath.

Hey idiot, gonna add anything to the conversation or just jack off to my screen name and make lame attempts at insults you think are funny all afternoon? A retarded ape with Parkinson's disease has something more substantial to offer than you.

I hate these faggy attention seeking types. Only show their shingle looking faces to take shots at a dude.

Posted by: RedDMV | September 10, 2010 1:13 PM | Report abuse

The Cowboys remind me of the Kardashians in that their strongest talent is a relentless ability to remain relevant. Much like the Kardashians successfully created the illusion that they should be famous, the Cowboys successfully created the illusion that they should be a Super Bowl contender. And they didn't even have to leak a sex tape to do it. You know what Dallas' record has been since 2000? 82-78. You know how many playoff games it has won over that stretch? One. That's right … one more playoff win than Buffalo and Detroit.

As with the Kardashians, it's all about the packaging. We consider Tony Romo an elite QB because he dates celebrities and puts up big fantasy numbers; so what if he freezes in big games? We consider Jerry Jones an elite owner because he splurged on a magnificent stadium and matched wits with Ari Gold; so what if he never built a Super Bowl team without Jimmy Johnson? Dez Bryant has been reinvented as the steal of the 2010 draft based on a bunch of preseason practices that nobody saw; so what if half the league passed on him because teams thought he was a head case? Most fans consider the Dallas offense as "elite" because it has a few high fantasy picks; so what if they don't have a single elite offensive lineman? Every Cowboys Super Bowl pick includes the caveat, "They're returning 20 of 22 starters from last year"; so what if it means they're returning 20 of the 22 starters the Vikings trounced in January by 31 points?

Even the Kardashians thing makes more sense to me. They learned all their tricks from Paris Hilton; there are three of them; they have a catchy name; they don't say anything controversial or incriminating; they only date celebrities, athletes and reality-TV-ready degenerates; and Kim (their fearless leader) is the perfect goddess for her time: a multi-new-media icon (Internet, reality TV and Us Weekly) with a definite hook (her butt), a tawdry past (her sex tape) that wasn't really all that tawdry (the camerawork was bad, and you could barely see anything) and no discernible talent whatsoever (which doesn't matter, because you don't need talent to be famous in 2010). That smoke-and-mirrors routine should work in pop culture. In football? No. And yet, somehow, the Dallas Cowboys have the fourth-best odds to win this year's Super Bowl (8-1). I give up.

Posted by: goose33 | September 10, 2010 1:15 PM | Report abuse

Re: Uni Watch....

Bugundy Top, Gold Pants.

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOK IT!

(And I freakin broke even because Minny had the XtraPoint Blocked)

Posted by: 4thFloor | September 10, 2010 1:17 PM | Report abuse

And he thinks your User ID means Dept. of Motor Vehicles....

What is this amateur hour?

Posted by: WaitingGuilty | September 10, 2010 1:17 PM | Report abuse

And if Haynesworth gets injured? Then what happens to the trade negotiations? As good as he is the hopefully 2 high round draft picks may be worth more ... especially if they are multiple firsts even if across multiple years.

Posted by: periculum | September 10, 2010 1:17 PM | Report abuse

C'Mon, man! This hungry hamster is STARVING!

"• Injured linebacker Robert Henson has re-appeared but on the injured reserve list."

http://www.csnwashington.com/09/08/10/Redskins-Notes-Kelly-Understands-IR-Deci/landing.html?blockID=306611&feedID=272

Posted by: dcsween | September 10, 2010 1:17 PM | Report abuse

I will not mention, he who shall not be mentioned, BUT someone who said people were lame blah blahblah pu***** for baiting people into arguments is trying to bait me into one

sad sad sad

Posted by: rupertpupkin | September 10, 2010 1:19 PM | Report abuse

When Fat Al heard the word "scout" he got extremely excited because he thought the coaches were talking about girl scout cookies. Fat Al has a thing for the Tagalongs.

Posted by: Poopy_McPoop | September 10, 2010 1:20 PM | Report abuse

dcseewn! Long time no talk/blog/email/text/facebook/twitter. You know, a guy could start to get a complex...

Posted by: 4-12 | September 10, 2010 1:21 PM | Report abuse

For all the scary, Gregg Williams-y bluster, the Saints seemed like they only ever sent 3 guys rushing.

Posted by: dcsween | September 10, 2010 1:03 PM
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Minnesota's starting left tackle left the game half way through and they moved their right tackle to left. He was beaten like a drum. Then they figured out the center was gassed so they put a big old nose tackle over him and he was getting run over. Williams could have dogged Favre a lot worse, but he pretty much had his defense playing it safe in the fourth quarter. It's a shame Minnesota still didn't have their receiver situation straightened out because I don't think the New Orleans secondary is as good as they looked.

Posted by: RedSkinHead | September 10, 2010 1:22 PM | Report abuse

Thanks, sween. Got my points mixed up, as usual.

Here's a vote for burgundy jerseys over gold trousers Sunday night.

Posted by: NateinthePDX | September 10, 2010 1:22 PM | Report abuse

I'd like to see 'Fletch make Shamesworth carry his pads.

Posted by: No_Punt_Intended | September 10, 2010 1:25 PM | Report abuse

Your impression is wrong, DT#11 evan admitted as such a few weeks ago that he shoulda/coulda taken OTAs/Mini camps more seriously. Dude blows.

Posted by: chrislarry | September 10, 2010 12:31 PM | Report abuse

Prolly becuz he was busy hittin' that singer who let him schlep along in the video.

Posted by: SkinsfaninKaneohe | September 10, 2010 1:27 PM | Report abuse

Jerry Jones bought big screens and what did that little Jerry-wannabe Snyder do the very next year? He bought big screens! Gotta keep up with the Joneses, I guess. LOL!!!

well if im not mistaken hippowatts the redskins had the biggest stadium untill jerry jones had to go make an even bigger one just because he needed to be in the spotlight and show how much money he had

Posted by: drawingfreak77 | September 10, 2010 1:28 PM | Report abuse

Jerry Jones bought big screens and what did that little Jerry-wannabe Snyder do the very next year? He bought big screens! Gotta keep up with the Joneses, I guess. LOL!!!

well if im not mistaken hippowatts the redskins had the biggest stadium untill jerry jones had to go make an even bigger one just because he needed to be in the spotlight and show how much money he had

Posted by: drawingfreak77 | September 10, 2010 1:28 PM | Report abuse

Jerry Jones bought big screens and what did that little Jerry-wannabe Snyder do the very next year? He bought big screens! Gotta keep up with the Joneses, I guess. LOL!!!

well if im not mistaken hippowatts the redskins had the biggest stadium untill jerry jones had to go make an even bigger one just because he needed to be in the spotlight and show how much money he had

Posted by: drawingfreak77 | September 10, 2010 1:28 PM | Report abuse

Trousers? 1947 called.....

Posted by: dlhaze1 | September 10, 2010 1:36 PM | Report abuse

And drawingfreak77 hits the rare triple (post)!

Posted by: ahwyatt | September 10, 2010 1:37 PM | Report abuse

Oh, and The U is gonna beat up on Ohio State tomorrow.

To quote LenDale White, "Ohio State sucks."

Go 'Canes!!

Posted by: Poopy_McPoop | September 10, 2010 1:39 PM | Report abuse

from bill simmons. i never usually agree with him.

Posted by: goose33 | September 10, 2010 1:41 PM | Report abuse


It's not a slogan, practice hard translates to good game play.

practice makes perfect is a slogan.

What moron would think that any player not playing at his best is better than one that does ? Tell me, what play from the preseason did AH make against back-ups that stands out in your mind ? I got him for one sack, big deal. Face it, the guy is a loser, and I back brownwood 100%. WTF ?

Posted by: hessone | September 10, 2010 1:50 PM | Report abuse

4-12, back at ya AND your complex(ion). btw, what time is it? ... I mean EXACTLY.

I'm well ... the spread I had was 5 (push!) but I had the Saints, so but for the dumnass kicker (twice!), that would have been great ... plus I had the under.

Free tip for the weekend: Lions over the Bears ... even without the points.

AND, of course, Haynesworth plays at least 40 snaps and gets at least a sack or forced fumble!

Posted by: dcsween | September 10, 2010 1:50 PM | Report abuse

What moron would think that any player not playing at his best is better than one that does ?

Posted by: hessone | September 10, 2010 1:50 PM

On this particular point, I gotta wonder whether the Y receiver who has sat atop of the depth chart since forever -- Joey Galloway -- is actually going to get onto the field and, if so, when.

Posted by: dcsween | September 10, 2010 1:53 PM | Report abuse

doesn't anybody friggin beep anymore?

Posted by: dcsween | September 10, 2010 1:54 PM | Report abuse

* beep beep *

new post, sween.

Posted by: NateinthePDX | September 10, 2010 2:00 PM | Report abuse

The only good thing about the Cowboys are their cheerleaders. That's about it.

Posted by: DCFan12 | September 10, 2010 2:28 PM | Report abuse

Its funny to see how low many people football IQ is. For those who played the game would know that all players on the team help prepare by practicing as the scout team to prepare the Offense and Defense depending on the focus of practice. Sunday cannot come fast enough.

Posted by: RealOne1 | September 10, 2010 2:36 PM | Report abuse

What better way to get the o-line ready for a dominate NT (T. Ratliff) then to make them go against AH. It is common since, stop trying to make something out of nothing HTTR

Posted by: redman27 | September 10, 2010 2:43 PM | Report abuse

What better way to get the o-line ready for a dominate NT (T. Ratliff) then to make them go against AH. It is common since, stop trying to make something out of nothing HTTR

Posted by: redman27 | September 10, 2010 2:43 PM | Report abuse

What better way to get the o-line ready for a dominate NT (T. Ratliff) then to make them go against AH. It is common since, stop trying to make something out of nothing HTTR

Posted by: redman27 | September 10, 2010 2:44 PM | Report abuse

bromwood26 wrote:
He should be with the scout team...put up a first team effort, play on the first team. It's really that simple...

___________________________________________

The worst thing a person can do is too hear and see what you want to hear in an effort to rip a guy. Did you not just read that he has been so dominant against the first teamers that the coaches singled him out for praise in fron of the team. He could lose the team if Albert is ripping up the first teamers and you are putting him on the bench. Now you are talking about hurting the team to make a point. Put him out there and unleash him against the Cowboys.

Posted by: impartial1 | September 10, 2010 3:00 PM | Report abuse

What moron would think that any player not playing at his best is better than one that does ?

Posted by: hessone | September 10, 2010 1:50 PM

On this particular point, I gotta wonder whether the Y receiver who has sat atop of the depth chart since forever -- Joey Galloway -- is actually going to get onto the field and, if so, when.

Posted by: dcsween | September 10, 2010 1:53 PM | Report abuse


I guess you missed the Jets game where he had a few catches and then Grossman missed him on an opportunity for a big play, just like McNabb did vs the Bills. What you should be focusing on is not on Joey Galloway and Armstrong. He is actually doing what they coaches want. You should be focusing on our 2008 Draft picks and wonder why they may not see the field as WR.

Posted by: avbanig | September 10, 2010 3:07 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: avbanig | September 10, 2010 3:18 PM | Report abuse

shanahan said haynesworth would definitly be with the team sunday night. he didn't say he would be active. it seem obvious(imo) that shanahan has nothing but distain toward haynesworth, but his hands are tied about what to do with him because the owner has fed him all that money. shanahan is just awaiting word from the top that he can release haynesworth one way or another. thus all the back and forth about good or bad day at the park. or he could put him out there on the field for 49 of 55 defensive snaps and allow haynesworth to show what he is.

Posted by: joerutgens72 | September 10, 2010 4:00 PM | Report abuse

Who cares? Let the Big guy play a couple downs...he can be useful. Smoke screen for them cows. Take a look at Portis we never would have believe that that fool would be eating humble pie, until Shanny came. Same with Haynesworth. my two cents!

Posted by: Shawndonald | September 10, 2010 5:15 PM | Report abuse

Who cares? Let the Big guy play a couple downs...he can be useful. Smoke screen for them cows. Take a look at Portis we never would have believe that that fool would be eating humble pie, until Shanny came. Same with Haynesworth. my two cents!

Posted by: Shawndonald | September 10, 2010 5:17 PM | Report abuse

Who cares? Let the Big guy play a couple downs...he can be useful. Smoke screen for them cows. Take a look at Portis we never would have believe that that fool would be eating humble pie, until Shanny came. Same with Haynesworth. my two cents!

Posted by: Shawndonald | September 10, 2010 5:17 PM | Report abuse

Just mailing it in these days huh Jason?

Posted by: ged0386 | September 10, 2010 5:52 PM | Report abuse

cooley is a so-called white man that is the only reason he can run off at the mouth and so-called whites will applaud and back him 100% many even think he is the top player and TE in the league(he has barely avg speed avg blocker he can catch but will fumble the ball away every now and then) now if portis says something the yelling, howling, barking and racist rants are sure to follow. who cares if haynesworth practiced with scout team.

Posted by: wathu19 | September 10, 2010 6:13 PM | Report abuse

Shanny better know that he is not in Denver anymore. The media scrutiny here is not the same. If he does not stop the fat albert drama then it could unravel and shut him down.

Posted by: MikeMIke3 | September 10, 2010 8:41 PM | Report abuse

How many Albert Haynesworth updates does this make for the year? There's gotta be at least 75 Haynesworth for the Redskins INsider since January. Good times!

Posted by: risher80 | September 11, 2010 1:24 PM | Report abuse

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