Haynesworth says contract doesn't mak...

Haynesworth says contract doesn't make him 'slave'

There are 4 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Sep 26, 2010, titled Haynesworth says contract doesn't make him 'slave'. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

Albert Haynesworth said Saturday his $100 million contract doesn't make him a slave to the Washington Redskins.

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Vikes fan in WI

Stevens Point, WI

#1 Sep 26, 2010
Brad Childress referred to Vincent Jackson as "Their Property" when asked if the Vikings were pursuing him, he never referred to Brett Farve as Viking property this last preseason when he was under contract and not even showing up to work. Childress did express his displeasure when Adrian Peterson missed 2 days of training camp. It seems that someone needs to correct a perception that certain players are property.
Tillman

Irvine, CA

#2 Sep 26, 2010
There "is" no perception that certain players are property of teams in the league and that is not the case with Haynesworth or the Vikings.

The players are under the employment of the teams they play for and are being paid (well) for their services. They are "free" to leave that team when their contract expires.
Petro

United States

#3 Sep 26, 2010
For a hundred million dollars, if the Deadskins tell you to bale cotton, you bale cotton boy!
Sylvestre

United States

#4 Sep 26, 2010
This Bozo is not a slave to the NFL, the owners or the contract he signed. However he IS a slave. A slave to his own stupidty and lack of common sense. That will never change....

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