Haynesworth formally charged with assault

Posted Feb. 12, 2011 @ 1:48 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

Troubles continue for Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth, who was formally charged with misdemeanor assault following a road-rage encounter on Feb. 2.

Haynesworth and his attorney appeared at a police station Saturday morning. He's due in court on March 31.

According to police, a 38-year-old driver said he was assaulted by the driver of a pickup truck, and he identified Haynesworth as the driver.

The way we see it

Haynesworth had a drama-filled second season in Washington. He was suspended for the final four games of the season without pay for conduct detrimental to the team. Haynesworth played in just eight games with zero starts, recording 2½ sacks. He is under contract for the 2011 season.