Originally posted on Redskins Hog Heaven  |  Last updated 3/29/12
Was the theft of $46 million in salary cap space from the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys specifically directed at Daniel Snyder and Jerry Jones? Andrew Brandt's story, Cap Control, on The National Football Post says it was. "As NFL teams entered the uncapped year of 2010, many wondered if teams such as the Redskins and Cowboys would be “Steinbrenneresque” in their spending with none of the previous limits that the Cap had imposed in previous years." Messrs. Snyder's and Jones' owner colleagues worried as far back as 2007 when they were plotting the lockout that that the league's two most valuable franchises would ratchet up player salaries even as the league conspired to rein them in. Mr. Snyder did not pay exorbitant salaries to other team's stars. Instead, he did something much worse. Snyder finally hired the general manager he always said he didn't need. Actually, Mike Shanahan forced him to, but I digress. Bruce Allen and Shanahan used the language in the CBA to lo...
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