Shanahan trims Redskins' minicamp

Is there anyway Mike Shanahan can come up with a way to keep Albert Haynesworth around for the full three days?

That is because the Washington Redskins have turned a three-day minicamp next week into a two-day minicamp, according to Jason Reid of the Washington Post. Apparently, the first-year coach is pleased with the progress the team has made to this point in what has been a full and voluntary offseason program at Redskins Park. Accordingly, the Redskins will practice Wednesday and Thursday and be given Friday off.

Haynesworth has been conspicuously absent from the team’s offseason program and his arrival will be the major story when he arrives. It’s going to be impossible for the coaching staff to get him up to speed on the new defense in two days. As we wrote here, what kind of shape Haynesworth arrives in will be a good indicator of whether or not he has interest in trying to make it work in Washington after receiving $32 million in the last 15 months. Stay tuned.

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