Haynesworth, on Aug. 2. (Winslow Townson / AP)

Reporters who cover the New England Patriots were uncertain just how long he lasted on the practice field because the media is allowed to watch only the first 20 minutes of practice. But ... baby steps. Baby steps.

It’s Haynesworth’s first practice since Aug. 4. Maybe he’s really excited about football and the upcoming season and all. He did say, “Go, Patriots” as he went into court in D.C. on Monday...