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Old 03-12-2012, 05:11 PM   #4
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Default Re: Two teams lose cap space

Originally Posted by tony hipchest View Post
you are correct (which helps us out significantly at this point).

there were rumblings that it took the league so long to release the final cap number because they were scrounging for ways to increase the cap from the low number of 120.6 mil.

this certainly explains alot (especially why the redskins traded away 2 draft picks for RGIII and quickly bowed out of the manning running)
actually i think manning told the skins to stop calling...

Appearing on SportsCenter Thursday, ESPN 980 Washington's Chris Russell said he's "hearing" free agent Peyton Manning does not want to play for the Redskins and has already informed people in the building.

"A couple of different sources inside the organization have told me that Manning's camp made it pretty clear to Redskins officials he doesn't want to come here," said Russell. "... Unless that changes—and I'm taking my sources at their word—I don't think Manning's coming to D.C."
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