Who cares about big backs?

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All-Pro Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth’s not concerned about starting the season against the Giants’ top-rated running game.

“I don’t really care what they do,” said Haynesworth, a free agent signee from Tennessee. “If they’re going to run the ball, that’s fine with me. That’s easier on the pass [defense]. I’ve played a lot of teams that ran the ball well and [the Titans] stopped them. So I expect the same thing here.”

Asked by ComcastSportsNet’s Chick Hernandez about facing Giants 6-foot-4, 264-pound running back Brandon Jacobs, the 6-6, 330-pound Haynesworth said, “They all fall the same so it really doesn’t matter. None of them are bigger than me. What is he, 250? I weighed 250 when I was in the 10th grade.”

— David Elfin

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David Elfin

David Elfin

David Elfin has been following Washington-area sports teams since the late 1960s. David began his journalism career at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., history) and Syracuse University (M.S., telecommunications). He wrote for the Bulletin (Philadelphia), the Post-Standard (Syracuse) and The Washington Post before coming to The Washington Times in 1986. He has covered colleges, the Orioles ...

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