Found March 12, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
The Washington Redskins just surrendered four very high draft picks to the St. Louis Rams in order to, in everyone’s estimation, Baylor’s QB Robert Griffin III. Touted as having tens of millions of dollars in salary cap space heading into free agency which begins in less than 24 hours, the NFL just smacked the Washington Redskins, and smacked them hard. Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting this afternoon that the Washington Redskins are going to be levied $36 million dollars against this year’s salary cap for activity they participated in last season. 2010 was an uncapped salary year as the players and owners hammered out a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, but it seems as if the NFL has caught up with the Washington Redskins, along with the Dallas Cowboys in determining that both teams violated the rules last season. Schefter reports that the Dallas Cowboys will have $10 million removed from their salary cap space this season but the Washington Redskins will face a st...
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  • The Washington Redskins have received no written documentation from the NFL concerning adjustments to the team salary cap in 2012 as reported in various media outlets. Every contract entered into by the club during the applicable periods complied with the 2010 and 2011 collective bargaining agreements and, in fact, were approved by the NFL commissioner’s office. We look forward to free agency, the draft and the coming football season.”
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