Dancer suing Redskins' Haynesworth

MIKE GANTER, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:55 PM ET

A rocky off-season took on another boulder on Wednesday for Redskins nose tackle Albert Haynesworth with the headline “Pregnant ex suing NFL star.”

The NFL star is, as you can guess, Haynesworth. The pregnant ex is a Brooklyn stripper (OK, exotic dancer) who goes by the name Silvia Mena and is reportedly a Selma Hayak look-a-like.

Haynesworth met her at the Super Bowl in Miami, reportedly got her pregnant and then after promising emotional and financial support, cut off contact with her.

Mena’s lawyer was threatening to file a $10-million US lawsuit in New York yesterday.

It’s just the latest in a series of headlines Haynesworth has created for himself this season.

Long before he became fodder for the New York tabloids, Haynesworth’s name was already mud in Washington where he has refused to take part in the voluntary mini-camps and OTA’s this off-season because he’s feeling “deceived” by new defensive coordinator Jim Haslett, who brought in a 3-4 defensive scheme that will hurt Haynesworth’s ability to rush the quarterback.

Haslett, head coach Mike Shanahan and owner Daniel Snyder have all expressed disappointment that Haynesworth has refused to work out with his teammates and are concerned that he will slow down everyone once he finally does show up June 16 for a three-day minicamp.

The fact that Haynesworth signed a seven-year, $100-million deal just a year ago and has already collected $32 million of it only makes the resentment that much deeper.

Our advice to Haynesworth on the stripper girlfriend: Give Jets corner Antonio Cromarite a ring and ask his advice.

That guy has fathered at least nine children with eight different women in five different states.

He has also been named in at least five paternity suits in the past two years.

But by all accounts he’s providing support for all of them.

Say it ain’t so, Bo

Bo Scaife is back taking part in the Tennessee Titans off-season workouts after missing the first few in an apparent contract dispute.

Seems Scaife was hoping for a long-term deal that wasn’t coming his way. He’ll be paid quite handsomely this season at $4.9 million but without a long-term commitment from the team. According to the Tennessean, Scaife has put that dispute behind him.

“There are no hard feelings. I am glad to be back,” he said. “Regardless of everything, I am going to do my job. I am preparing for the best season of my career." All of which sounded great until he uttered one sentence too many and did what most sane-thinking people in the free world detest.

He referred to himself in the third person. “I’m not the only one that needs to step up and be vocal,” Scaife said. “Me not being here was an opportunity for some other guys who maybe needed to be more vocal to do that. I am going to be Bo regardless.’’ Now we hope they cut his pay in half.

Fourth and inches

On the weekend San Diego safety Kevin Ellison was pulled over for speeding. In his possession police found 100 Vicodin pills and no prescription. The Chargers yesterday told Ellison to take the rest of minicamp off. That’s not a good thing if you’re into job security ... What do former running backs do when they retire? If you’re Rueben Droughns (ex Bronco, ex Brown) you go halfway around the world and take a coaching position. Droughns will join the staff of the Belgrade Vukovi in the Central European Football League for the upcoming season. The league is in Serbia. And you thought the 2014 Super Bowl was going to be cold.


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