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Haynesworth Now Skipping Redskins Voluntary Minicamp

On Tuesday, Jason Reid of the Washington Post reported that Albert Haynesworth would report to the Redskins voluntary minicamp later this month.

A day later and he's taking it back

According to Reid, Haynesworth will attend the mandatory sessions only.

Haynesworth informed the sources, who requested anonymity because of Haynesworth's poor relationship with the new front office and coaching staff, that he would return to Redskins Park for mandatory workouts under the terms of the league's collective bargaining agreement. Haynesworth, whom the Redskins have attempted to trade, also has privately told friends he does not want to become a distraction because of his impasse with coaches about their plans to use him as a nose tackle in the Redskins' new 3-4 defensive scheme.    

Reid also comes up with four teams that may show an interest in the defensive tackle.

The Detroit Lions, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans -- Haynesworth's former team -- are considered his most likely destinations if he is traded, according to two people with knowledge of the Redskins' efforts to end their relationship with Haynesworth.

The money is the sticking part in any trade. The Redskins just gave him a $21 million bonus on April 1st. Presumably any team that trades for him would have to pick up part of that bonus. Or it's possible Haynesworth could repay a portion of that to get out of an undesirable situation in Washington.   

Catch up on the Haynesworth situation over at Hogs Haven.