Price Says Haynesworth Is Not “A Butthole”November 13th, 2011
If Joe’s going to try and find a glimmer of light from the crushing by the Texans today, it would be starting undertackle Albert Haynesworth.
Big No. 95 contributed.
He had five tackles and blocked a point-after in the first quarter. (Joe didn’t see who blocked the PAT, but the Buccaneers Radio Network reported it was Haynesworth). Haynesworth got penetration and looked to be giving consistent effort. At least he looked like a live body and a solid pickup at a position where the Bucs are terribly thin. The CBS cameras even caught Haynesworth interacting in an interested and professional manner with defensive line coach Keith Millard on the sidelines late in the game.
Everyone knew of the unflattering reputation that followed Albert Haynesworth to Tampa, even Brian Price, who when asked to comment on Haynesworth after the game on WDAE-AM 620 told listeners that the guy lined up next to him is a standup dude.
“Man he’s a great guy. People look at the media and you think that he’s a butthole,” [but he's not,] Price said. ”Everybody respects him. … You look at TV and he’s portrayed as a bad person, but he’s a great guy.”
As Joe’s typing this, Bucs color analyst and former TE Dave Moore is raving about Haynesworth’s performance.
At least it wasn’t all bad today.