Albert Haynesworth of the Washington Redskins, Traded to the New England Patriots (VIDEO)

Albert Haynesworth of the Washington Redskins, Traded to the New England Patriots (VIDEO)

Albert Haynesworth of the Washington Redskins, Traded to the New England Patriots (VIDEO)

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July 28 2011 3:02 PM

Albert Haynesworth of the Washington Redskins, Traded to the New England Patriots (VIDEO)

Albert Haynesworth is trending after it was announced that the Washington Redskins were finally able to trade their trouble-making defensive tackle. The takers? None other than Bill Belichik's Patriots.

The Skins awarded Haynesworth with a $100 million contract in 2009, which is widely perceived as the biggest folly in NFL free agent history.

The debacle started immediately when Haynesworth expressed displeasure with the defensive scheme run by Washington, and devolved into problems with the law as well as major head-butting with coach Mike Shanahan.

This famous .gif illustrates a low point during which Haynesworth simply stopped making an effort on the field.

Belichick is known for getting good deals, and the Redskins only received a 5th round pick in the 2013 draft in exchange for Haynesworth. It remains to be seen as to who got the better deal...