Haynesworth formally charged with assault

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2010, file photo, Washington Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth looks on before an NFL preseason football game against Baltimore Ravens in Landover, Md. People with knowledge of the negotiations say that the Washington Redskins and the Tennessee Titans are in discussions about a trade of disgruntled defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, on condition of anonymity because the talks are confidential. Washington signed Haynesworth to a $100 million contract in 2009 as a free agent, and the tackle accepted a $21 million bonus in April. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

February 12, 2011 5:33:31 PM PST
Washington Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth has been formally charged with misdemeanor assault stemming from a road rage incident earlier this month.