After a long offseason dispute between defensive lineman Albery Haynesworth and the Washington Redskins Haynesworth showed up for the start of training camp, which you think would be the end of the story.
However, that isn’t the case as head coach Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan created more drama today.
According to Fox’s Jay Glazer, which was confirmed by the Washington Post, and which we learned through Pro Football Talk, Haynesworth failed his conditioning test over going to the brathroom.
Apparantly the break was too long for Shanahan’s liking, but the thing is we are talking about a player that is going to play nose tackle. All nose tackles do is get out of their stances, stand still, and make sure they don’t get pushed backwords so the middle linebacker are free.
In the end, what it really is Shanahan getting revenge on Haynesworth for whining all this past offseason.
It was to no surprise that Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey has pegged quarterback Trent Edwards on top of the depth chart as he has always been a solid practice player.
However, for him to be named the starter he needs to prove it on the field.
Even during last year’s preseason Edwards showed hesitation as he kept checking down to running backs.
If he hopes to win the starting position Edwards must show he is willing to throw the football where he has to in order to make the play.
With Gailey being a former quarterback in the National Football League if he doesn’t fellow quarterback Brian Brohm will become the starter.
In the end, even though it is only training camp it is crunch time already for Edwards.
When NFL Network’s Steve Wyche broke news yesterday on Buffalo Bills second round draft pick nose tackle Torell Troup stated that first round pick CJ Spiller could take a while.
However, Spiller could be in now sooner rather than later.
According to Pro Football Talk, the Oakland Raiders have announced that they have signed eighth overall pick Rolando McClain.
That means the max that Spiller can get has been set by the Raiders, which will make contract negotiations go easier with Spiller.
In the end, don’t be surprised if Spiller is in by the end of the weekend.