The reasons are obvious. Haynesworth wants out of Washington, and the quickest way to force the team’s hand is to cause another media blitz by showing up on time. Washington can save $3.4 million under the projected salary cap by releasing or trading Haynesworth before the season.
The rumors were churning that the Titans or possibly the Eagles were two teams that would consider adding Haynesworth, who was the biggest free agent bust of last season. He may report to camp, but will he be able to pass the fitness test in less than a week this year?