Now what do Redskins do with Haynesworth?
Could the Washington Redskins be stuck with Albert Haynesworth?
It’s possible Bruce Allen and Mike Shanahan are covering their eyes at the thought of such a thing happening at this point. If you buy into what Tennessee coach Jeff Fisher said Thursday night, the Titans are no longer considering bringing Haynesworth back into the fold. Not after Georgia Tech defensive end Derrick Morgan dropped into their laps with the 16th overall pick.
Tennessee didn’t expect to be able to nab Morgan, but that became a possibility when the New York Giants went with Jason Pierre-Paul at No. 15 after the Philadelphia Eagles had traded up to select Brandon Graham at No. 13.
But Fisher said the game plan would have changed for the Titans had they brought back Haynesworth in a trade.
“If you think about it, if there was the potential scenario. He is under contract, I have to clarify that,’’ Fisher told the Tennessean. “Our strategy would have changed in the first round if that scenario was available. Therefore, I think we can all come to the conclusion the door is shut.’’
Now what? The Redskins were reportedly hoping to move Haynesworth in the draft. They’re seeking some picks or a pick in the second or third rounds. The Titans don’t look to match up real well right now. They only have two picks in the third round tonight – No. 77 and No. 97 – and surely Washington would hope to get more than that for the $100 million man who has already made off with $32 million from Daniel Snyder’s war chest.
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