Reports: Haynesworth fails conditioning tests

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 2:23 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

On Wednesday, Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said once-disgruntled DT Albert Haynesworth appeared to be in good shape.

On Thursday, it wasn't good enough.

Haynesworth failed the second part of a two-part conditioning test required of all players, FoxNews and other news agencies reported. Shanahan previously said that Haynesworth would need to pass the conditioning test to join his teammates on the field.

It has been a tough offseason for Haynesworth, who expressed his discontent with playing nose tackle in the team's new 3-4 defensive scheme. Although he skipped the Redskins' mandatory June minicamps, earning the ire of teammates who called out the commitment of the NFL's highest-paid defender, Haynesworth reported to training camp saying he was happy to be a Redskin and was ready to work.

When asked on Wednesday if Shanahan thought Haynesworth would be a Redskin in 2010, Shanahan said, "We'll see.

"All I can do is tell you we're going to give him every opportunity to show us what he can do. Hopefully he'll like the position that we play him in and give us everything that he's got."

 

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