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Old 03-12-2012, 05:22 PM   #151
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Re: NFL taking away Redskins cap space

Aaaaaaaaand here is the answer to my own question:

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All NFL contracts are approved by the NFL Management Council. Curious that there is now punishment for these contracts.
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:25 PM   #152
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Re: NFL taking away Redskins cap space

I want blood....or multiple first rounders as compensation. SUE SUE SUE!
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:26 PM   #153
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:26 PM   #154
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id prefer not to restructure and just take our lumps now. restructuring to get under the cap is what got us into perpetual cap hell before.
When was that?
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:26 PM   #155
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hmm doesnt have to be 18 mil each yr... couldnt they do like 10 mill this yr leaving us with 21mill and the rest next yr?... im sure between now and then they can restructure some players again and such to accomadate that.. am i correct to think in all actuallity they can take 1 mill this yr and 30 next?
From what I've seen the teams can spread it as they determine over the next two years. Either way this is a kick squarely in the nuts.
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:28 PM   #156
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This is definitely f'd up. I'm not so much concerned about how we'll make up the cap space as I am about the fact a bunch of loser-ass crybaby owners ganged up on us and The Rog essentially did their bidding. I'm definitely not an expert on any stretch but I think we can all agree this reeks of collusion, and the league is basically punishing us for not colluding with the rest of the owners. I hope the Redskins file some sort of legal proceedings that would enable us to get the fine lowered or something. It's pretty ridiculous.
We've been saving those owners from diaster by taking those overpaid and overrated free agents off the market and this is how the repay us.
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:29 PM   #157
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A tweet about possible restructures...

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If #Redskins end up asking some of higher-paid plyrs to re-structure, Trent Williams could be candidate. '12 cap number is team-high $14 MM.

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Old 03-12-2012, 05:29 PM   #158
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A few restructures here and there, and we're probably right back in the ballpark of where we were.
Anyone know our contract exposure for 2013? If I recall we limited most guarantees past 2011 so maybe they can take a $10 mil hit now and rework things over the next 12 months to account for their remaining $26 mil.
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:33 PM   #159
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So at this point, it's 100 percent factual that the Haynesworth signing was the worst signing in the history of football? It's no longer just opinion. I mean, that contract is bordering on being worse than not drafting Michael Jordan with the first pick in the NBA draft.
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:35 PM   #160
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Re: NFL taking away Redskins cap space

So the cheaper owners finally found a way to take some skin off of Danny and Jerry. **** it.

I'm with Matty: every time the league or the press or whoever try to stop us from spending lots of money, we find a way to do it. We have the most creative money people in the biz. We'll find a way to get ours. This is the one thing we've been consistently good at over the last decade.

Wonder how the next owners meeting is going to go?
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Tk and Wilbon seem like RGIII isn't worth what we gave, wilbon went on to say "anything the skins do is a mistake "
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:38 PM   #162
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Honestly, seems like a maximum headline that in the end will have minimum effect. Between some restructures, and pushing the bulk of the hit to next year when the cap presumably will go up a bit. Not great, but BA will certainly be able to work with it I imagine.
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:39 PM   #163
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I hate Michael Wilbon with all my soul !
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Honestly, seems like a maximum headline that in the end will have minimum effect. Between some restructures, and pushing the bulk of the hit to next year when the cap presumably will go up a bit. Not great, but BA will certainly be able to work with it I imagine.
Yeah, and they had to have known the possibility of getting pinched was there. I'm sure all they're doing is switching to plan B.
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Tk and Wilbon seem like RGIII isn't worth what we gave, wilbon went on to say "anything the skins do is a mistake "
Tell Wilbon that I have something in my pants that he can kiss.
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