My partner here at DC Pro Sports Report, PennSkinsFan, writes that the Redskins are insisting on getting decent value for disgruntled DL Albert Haynesworth, who ended last season on the suspended list and in Mike Shanahan???s doghouse. PennSkinsFan writes:
It will be interesting to watch if the Shanahan price of a second round pick falls a bit. He likely will not come close to that for a defensive tackle who simply looked awful last season, to go along with his wonderful personality.
However, the good folks over at Pro Football Focus have graded out the 4-3 defensive tackles from 2008-2010 and place Haynesworth at third, behind only Kevin Williams of the Vikings and Kyle Williams [no relation] of the Bills. Their rankings place him above even Haloti Ngata of the Ravens, who will likely earn a mint in free agency as soon as the lockout is ended. I agree with PFF that Ngata is overrated, but I'm not sure I'd put Haynesworth ahead of him. Anyway, they write: