Rodney Harrison's Thoughts on this Week's Trades

Ian Logue
July 31, 2011 at 08:41am ET

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A friend of mine who works with Rodney Harrison forwarded the former Patriots safety's comments on New England's recent acquisitions, which obviously brought Albert Haynesworth and Chad Ochocinco to Foxboro.

This week's moves makes Harrison believe the Patriots are preparing for another Super Bowl run. (FILE:Icon/SMI)
Here's what Harrison had to say on the moves:

"Pats are preparing for a run at the Super Bowl.  Chad Ocho Cinco is a very good wide receiver that can still play at a high level , however he must prove to be a baller, not a character. He will be very productive teaming up with reigning MVP Tom Brady and a host of offensive weapons.

"Albert Haynesworth has the most pressure on him of any player in NFL. If he can't go to Foxboro and be a productive player, he would become the biggest free agent bust in NFL history.  I believe Albert, with a change of scenery surrounded by all pro Vince Wilfork and Mr. consistent Ty Warren, will be a positive influence on him. This is his last chance at redemption, I know Albert will dominate and get back to a high level of football. If he doesn't Belichick will rid themsevles of him."

These comments sent to me the other evening and I had been saving it for an entry this morning, and were obviously made prior to the release of Warren.  However, I thought they were interesting given Harrison's obvious familiarity with the team dynamic.