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Old 07-29-2010, 03:40 PM   #76
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Re: Haynesworth fails conditioning test

In the end, it's not a team physical and not a big deal.

More media fishing for a story, really.
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Old 07-29-2010, 03:44 PM   #77
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Yeah, but what good does that do? It's like suspending a kid from school for a week because he was skipping class.

I say do that opposite. Make him practice and that's where you ride him harder than everyone else. Every drill, "not fast enough Albert. You're not hitting hard enough Albert. Line up again Albert. You're still considered a back up Albert." Keep that shit up to prove a point but don't hold him out of practice until he can run up and down the field.
That's a good point
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Old 07-29-2010, 03:45 PM   #78
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Re: Haynesworth fails conditioning test

A couple of things are probably going on here but the main one is Shanahan once again stressing, my team, my rules, my way. I have no problem with how he's treating Haynesworth with this whole ordeal. The test is standard for all NFL players-with variances based on position. Should Al be treated like a child? 'Make sure you go to the bathroom before you take the field, Al.' I don't think this will be much of an issue as camp goes on as long as he passes the test tomorrow.

All signs point to Haynesworth and Haslett having productive conversations about the upcoming season. Al is ego driven so don't be surprised if he has a big year if for no reason to stick it to critics. This is merely a blip, it will pass after the 24 hour cycle if he passes the test tomorrow morning.
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Old 07-29-2010, 03:46 PM   #79
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If true, who cares? Did any other players fail the test?
The guy is a 340 pound immovable object, not a WR or DB.
They are worried he is going to get hurt because he cannot run a certain routine? Silly. Put him in and let him run over some of our OL. Then see who will get hurt.
x 2. this is such a non issue. the media is going to really run with this. the fat rookie from alabama that got drafted by balt failed his and the media was all over it. he passed today and it's over and done with.
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Re: Haynesworth fails conditioning test

Two questions:

1. Was everyone required to pass this test at some point?

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2. Has everyone passed that took said conditioning test, particularly the other 300 pounders?
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Two questions:

1. Was everyone required to pass this test at some point?

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2. Has everyone passed that took said conditioning test, particularly the other 300 pounders?
I read somewhere earlier today (PFT maybe?) that Haynesworth had to take it because he skipped the offseason program but players who reached a certain attendance level were exempted from the test.
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I highly doubt MS wanted him to fail the test. Do we really think MS wants this drama to continue? Does he really want to have to keep answering questions about this guy??
I think MS wanted to send a message. No more no less. This will be a non issue in 3 days.
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Yeah, but what good does that do? It's like suspending a kid from school for a week because he was skipping class.

I say do that opposite. Make him practice and that's where you ride him harder than everyone else. Every drill, "not fast enough Albert. You're not hitting hard enough Albert. Line up again Albert. You're still considered a back up Albert." Keep that shit up to prove a point but don't hold him out of practice until he can run up and down the field.
Well, what this does is humiliate his fat ass. The media is all over it and everywhere you look it says that he FAILED! That should be a highly motivating factor in a competitor who would not want everyone thinking he lied about his conditioning. We shall see how he responds.
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According to the Washington Post, Albert Haynesworth "apparently" needed a bathroom break during the second portion of his conditioning test Thursday, explaining his failure to finish.
The test consisted of two grueling 300-yard shuttle runs. He aced the first, but walked through the second, in apparent need of a bowel movement. Haynesworth will not be allowed to practice until he completes both runs. By all accounts, he's in good shape, so he should be fine on Friday's retake

Read this at PFT....this is too funny if this is true. HTTR!!!
1 300 yard shuttle made him have to take a shit. lol.
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I read somewhere earlier today (PFT maybe?) that Haynesworth had to take it because he skipped the offseason program but players who reached a certain attendance level were exempted from the test.
And that seems totally reasonable. It's 100+ degrees out, these are 300+lbs guys--they better be in shape before they take the field, or serious things can happen. Now, it's probably already clear that AH is in shape, but come on. Do the friggin test and join the rest of your teammates. And, yeah, it's a good idea to use the bathroom BEFORE the test if you have to go.
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Old 07-29-2010, 03:58 PM   #86
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Re: Haynesworth fails conditioning test

Pretty much.

Of course if I had to run a 300yard shuttle I may have to puke.

Any body seen a pic of the new slimmed down haynesworth yet? Just for an eyeball test to see if the guy looks less fat and a little more defined than last year.
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Old 07-29-2010, 03:59 PM   #87
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1 300 yard shuttle made him have to take a shit. lol.
Yeah, so I guess you could say that they "worked the shit" out of him today. I would've made him workout through it, have the fat bastard shit his pants.
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Source: Haynesworth Fails Part Of Test


ouch!
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Old 07-29-2010, 04:07 PM   #89
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Coaches should set their players up for failure more often. When I played football there was nothing nice about it. We ran drills till we puked, and we did it for free.
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Old 07-29-2010, 04:08 PM   #90
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coaches should set their players up for failure more often. When i played football there was nothing nice about it. We ran drills till we puked, and we did it for free.

exactly!!!
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