Few defensive tackles were more dominant in their prime than Albert Haynesworth in Madden NFL 09.Haynesworth was a centerpiece of a physical Tennessee Titans front that included pass rushing extraordinaire Kyle Vanden Bosch. When he wanted to, Haynesworth could impact any snap.
“Say what you want about Albert Haynesworth, but don’t say this man couldn't stop a running game single handedly.” - Shopmaster
Haynesworth commanded a double team on nearly every play due to his ability to get into the backfield. The Titans’ defense finished fifth in yards allowed in 2007, thanks in part to the two-time Pro Bowler. He was able to eat up space inside and dramatically impacted opposing offensive schemes.
”A popular tactic in Madden against edge blitzes is to run a draw. But with Haynesworth dominating the middle, that strategy wasnt going to get you far. His strength and his blockshedding abilitymade him one of the best DTs in the Madden franchise.” - Shopmaster
Haynesworth’s dominance in Tennessee helped him earn a seven-year, $100 million contract with the Washington Redskins. However, he is best remembered in the Madden universe, and the real world of the NFL, for his stout play for former head coach Jeff Fisher’s Titans.
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