MRI on Washington Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth shows no damage to knee

Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth underwent an MRI Thursday that found no damage to his knee. Haynesworth has complained of soreness in the knee after failing a conditioning test required by coach Mike Shanahan. Haynesworth has not participated in practices yet but is instead observing drills and worked with defensive coordinator Jim Haslett after practice Thursday.

After missing spring workouts in protest of the Redskins’ new 3-4 defensive scheme, Haynesworth has to catch up to learn the defense. The former All-Pro defensive tackle and 100 million dollar man has lost approximately 35 pounds since last season when he missed four games due to injuries.

Shanahan has made a point to prevent Haynesworth from practicing until he passes his conditioning test. Will Shanahan relent and allow Haynesworth to practice if he continues to fail the test? If Haynesworth doesn’t pass the test will it become a major distraction?

Here are some other training camp questions:

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