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(Sports Network) - The Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins will be docked millions of dollars in salary cap space by the NFL for piling money into and uncapped season.
The teams front-loaded contracts in 2010 to save money under the cap over the past two seasons, according to several reports Monday.
Citing sources, ESPN.com reported the Cowboys will lose $10 million and the Redskins $36 million from the projected $120.6 million salary cap. NFL.com said teams were warned not to push spending into the uncapped year as a way getting around future salary caps.
The Cowboys have said they followed the rules, while the Redskins say they were not made aware of any adjustments to their salary cap.
The NFL released a statement Monday:
"The Management Council Executive Committee determined that the contract practices of a small number of clubs during the 2010 league year created an unacceptable risk to future competitive balance, particularly in light of the relatively modest sal...
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The NFL came down hard on Dallas and Washington, penalizing each team a significant amount of cap space for front-loading contracts during the uncapped 2010 season.
As an incentive to reach a new deal before the current CBA expired, 2010 was an uncapped year in the NFL. Teams could operate without salary cap restrictions, but were instructed by the NFL not to abuse the system by loading contracts to pay the majority of a player's salary in 2010 . Two teams, however, did not listen -- the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys -- and...
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