Found May 23, 2012 on Redskins Hog Heaven:
The Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys lost their arbitration case because the loss of their combined $46 million of salary cap was written into the Collective Bargaining Agreement itself. Mmm, WHAT? That was the case made by the NFL when it asked the arbitrator, University of Pennsylvania Law School professor Stephen Burbank, to dismiss the Redskins-Cowboys appeal. Prof. Burbank looked at the documents and agreed with the league. Voila! Case dismissed. That's everything you need to know. We read Burbank's findings (H/T Rich Campbell, Washington Times) so that you would not have to. Like any legal document, it is replete with multi-syllable words and jargon. We give you a sports fan's superficial summary below, but first some key dates. May 2008 - NFL owners chose to opt out of the 1993 Collective Bargaining Agreement that was extended in 2006. March 2011 - The NFL Players' Association decertified as a union in advance of the owners' lockout of play...

Redskins’ receivers are happy with what they see from Robert Griffin III

Getty Images Some of the Washington Redskins’ wide receivers had nothing but good things to say about rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, after Monday’s practice session. “He’s been doing everything that we expect,” Santana Moss said. “He’s looking sharp. He doesn’t look like a rookie right now. I’ve seen him run a lot, but I see him throw the ball and it’s...

Redskins’ Fred Davis vows not to fail another drug test

Along with teammate Trent Williams, Redskins tight end Fred Davis was suspended for 4 games in 2011 for failing a drug test. If he fails another one, he will be suspended for an entire year. Today, he vowed that would not happen and blamed his past failed test on the lockout. Davis is an incredibly talented tight end, who managed 59 catches for 796 yards and 3 touchdowns in just...

Cowboys, Redskins lose cap penalty appeal

PFT has the story (as they always seem to do) about the Cowboys and Redskins losing in arbitration over the cap penalties that the NFL imposed against them. While there might be room for further debate on the topic, the statement from the teams sounds conciliatory. “We pursued our salary cap claim pursuant to the CBA and we respect and will abide by the arbitrator’s decision...

Robert Griffin III’s jersey will display roman numerals

Getty Images Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will be the first player in NFL history to be able to have roman numerals on the back of his jersey. His nameplate will read “Griffin III” instead of just “Griffin.” The NFL instituted a new rule that allows a players’ nameplate to include generational titles, instead of only their last name.

Cousins; to ‘put others first,’ in reference NFL career

Kirk Cousins shouldn’t sell himself short. He’s come too far to concede to anyone or anything, even the Washington Redskins’ top pick of the 2012 NFL Draft, Robert Griffin III of Baylor. Cousins cemented a legacy while at Michigan State – one of historic proportions. He became the school’s career-leader in wins, quarterback rating… and [...]

The Redskins Are Really Bad at Golf

Being a professional athlete in one sport doesn't mean you're good at another, for every Calvin Johnson slamming home runs there's a Trent Williams hitting golf balls. The Washington Redskins offensive lineman was participating in his teammate Brian Orakpo's charity golf tournament which is all well and good but methinks next time he hits the links he should take...

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A quick look at the Redskins in 2013...without y'know, $18 million in cap space

In the wake of the breaking news that the Redskins and Cowboys did not win their appeal to common sense, my first reaction was not senseless frustration at an unjust world.  The Redskins franchise didn't come out ahead or behind on this.  The real losers here are the current front office, who did something that was both legal according to the letter of the law and was approved...
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