The Insider: Redskins salary cap


Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 09/06/2013

Redskins are less than $2 million under salary cap

With all their players now counting against the salary cap, the Redskins are a modest $1.85 million beneath the cap even after reworking the contracts of Barry Cofield, Stephen Bowen and Adam Carriker to create about $3.7 million in cap space.

By Mark Maske  |  01:31 PM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins salary cap, Redskins salary cap penalty

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 08/23/2013

Cap situation remains tight for Redskins

Team currently has about $1.33 million in available cap space. Beginning Sept. 3, all players on the team's roster must count against the cap.

By Mark Maske  |  11:54 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Redskins salary cap penalty, Roster, Salary cap

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 08/16/2013

Bruce Allen says Redskins' salary-cap penalty won't affect season-opening roster decisions

But the GM also maintains that the two-year, $36 million cap reduction imposed by the NFL continues to plague the team.

By Mark Maske  |  12:26 PM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Bruce Allen, contracts, Mike Shanahan, Redskins salary cap penalty, Salary cap, Training camp

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Redskins restructure Josh Wilson's deal to save cap space

The Washington Redskins have restructured the contract of cornerback Josh Wilson to create more flexibility beneath the salary cap.

By Mike Jones  |  01:54 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Wilson, Redskins salary cap

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 04/09/2013

In wake of recent signings, Redskins just $30,000 under salary cap

The Redskins managed to squeeze Fred Davis, DeAngelo Hall, Rex Grossman and Pat White under the salary cap, but just barely

By Mark Maske  |  11:49 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Fred Davis, Lorenzo Alexander, Redskins salary cap, Rex Grossman, Salary cap

Posted at 11:56 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Redskins have less than $700,000 available under the cap

Team had $669,949 in available salary cap space, second-least in the league, as of Wednesday night, according to NFLPA records.

By Mark Maske  |  11:56 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  free agency, Redskins salary cap

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Goodell says he told Redskins 'directly' that league will not change salary cap penalty

Commissioner and other NFL officials met with team twice in past month on salary cap case.

By Mark Maske  |  05:06 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:29 PM ET, 03/17/2013

Goodell, NFL told Redskins that league will not yield on salary cap penalty

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By Mark Maske  |  11:29 PM ET, 03/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 03/09/2013

NFL players' union willing to take joint legal action with Redskins over salary cap penalty

NFLPA would take joint legal action but such a prospect has not been discussed with the team and the Redskins have not pursued it.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  06:14 PM ET, 03/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 03/01/2013

NFL salary cap: Where do the Redskins currently stand

With the NFL salary cap set for $123 million, the Redskins are believed to be around $3 million over the limit.

By Mike Jones  |  10:23 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:22 PM ET, 02/28/2013

NFL salary cap set at $123 million per team

That figure is about $2 million higher than originally projected, helping a team such as the Redskins that might be facing a cap squeeze.

By Mark Maske  |  10:22 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Mixed views on strength of Redskins' legal position in salary cap case

Team seeks to recoup $18 million cut by NFL as penalty

By Mark Maske  |  03:57 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Redskins put contract talks on hold as they work to recoup salary cap space Updated

It's not clear how team, which has lost before an arbitrator, plans to fight cap reduction.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  01:19 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 02/22/2013

Will Redskins' final appeal of salary cap reduction be 'informal'?

Team is set to absorb second half of $36 million penalty this season.

By Mark Maske  |  05:21 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:21 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Mike Shanahan suggests Redskins not done with salary cap case

"We're still involved in it, " the coach says. But others doubt Redskins will regain any of their lost cap space.

By Mark Maske  |  07:21 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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