The Albert Haynesworth and DeAngelo Hall deals just keep coming back to bite the Redskins. Adam Schefter reports:
The NFL is taking away millions of dollars of salary-cap space belonging to the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins for front-loading contracts during the uncapped 2010 season, according to league sources.
The salary cap is projected to be $120.6 million in 2012, but the Cowboys will lose $10 million, while the Redskins will be docked $36 million in cap space, sources said.
Dallas and Washington can split the cap loss over the 2012 and ‘13 seasons in whatever form they prefer, with $1.6 million each going to 28 other NFL teams, the sources said.
Well then. Can’t say it makes sense that the NFL is penalizing these moves TWO YEARS AFTER THE FACT, especially when they were legal at the time, but here we are.
This probably means the Redskins are at a decided disadvantage in free agency and overall roster management the next couple of years, which is fine, because they’r...