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Friday, February 27, 2009
Thoughts on Haynesworth, the new Redskin

By Paul Kuharsky

Posted by's Paul Kuharsky

So big is the deal Albert Haynesworth has agreed to with the Washington Redskins, that the Titans will be out of the doghouse with many of their fans who were ready to pounce with complaints about their unwillingness to pay him.

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John Clayton says the deal is for seven years and $100 million, with the potential to max out at $115 million. It includes $41 million in guarantees, a stupefying $32 million of that over the first 13 months.

There will be a press conference Friday.

While as many as six teams expressed an interest and were in the ballpark of $30 million to $40 million in guarantees, Tampa was the last team standing before the Redskins closed it.

The deal stirs up a lot of questions, of course: