Report: Redskins' Haynesworth expected to return

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Washington - Washington Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth will reportedly return to team headquarters on Monday.

The Washington Post, citing two sources familiar with the situation, reported Saturday that the 29-year-old will come back during preparations to close out the season, after the team plays its last game at home against the New York Giants on Sunday.

Defensive lineman Vonnie Holliday, the club's NFLPA representative, told the paper that he expects Haynesworth to show up to the club's facilities in Ashburn, Virginia, in order to take his season-ending physical.

The team suspended Haynesworth without pay for the final four games of the season for conduct detrimental to the club. The NFL Players Association subsequently filed an appeal of the punishment.

Washington was able to withhold roughly $847,000 in salary for the nine-year veteran during the four-game ban, and the basis of the upcoming appeal is that an arbitrator should overturn the suspension and order the Redskins to pay Haynesworth's full 2010 salary.

According to the paper, Haynesworth's contract should pay him a base salary of $5.4 million -- which is not guaranteed. That is one factor in speculation that head coach Mike Shanahan will seek to either trade or release the former 2002 first-round draft choice of the Tennessee Titans.


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