Jul 072011
Albert Haynesworth

Eagles want Albert Haynesworth per the rumor mill

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Report: Eagles want Haynesworth, Redskins won’t cut him

July 7 CBSSports.com:

We mentioned in Tuesday’s Hot Routes that Albert Haynesworth had a suitor. New Eagles defensive line coach Jim Washburn was Haynesworth’s position coach in Tennessee and, according to a Yahoo source, Washburn’s “convinced he can get the most out of Haynesworth,” and that “he wants him badly.”  Now, via the Philadelphia Sports Daily’s Tim McManus, the feeling’s mutual: Haynesworth reportedly wants to come to Philly.  “It would be his greatest chance to rise amongst the elite a final time,” McManus wrote Wednesday.

Owners meeting on July 21, if not sooner

July 7 Pro Football Talk:

As some of the owners prepare to return to the bargaining table in New York on Thursday, July 7, in all of them will be getting together in Atlanta on Thursday, July 21.  But it’s not a recent development. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the owners were told during a May meeting in Indianapolis that the next two meetings would be held on June 21 in Chicago, and then on July 21 in Atlanta.”

Lawyers work on labor deal; owners, players to join Thursday

July 7 NFL.com:

Staff and legal teams for NFL owners and players met for nearly 11 hours Wednesday, going into the evening with larger meetings looming.  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, owners, players and U.S. Magistrate Judge Arthur Boylan will join the group Thursday, and the clock is ticking to reach a labor deal that would save the preseason — and the hundreds of millions in revenue that come with it.

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