Report: Redskins, Cowboys lose appeal on salary cap penalty
The Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys lost their appeal over salary cap penalties, according to a tweet from the New York Times reporter Judy Battista. The tweet cites the NFL's Jeff Pash.
Pash announces Cowboys/Redskins appeal of salary cap issue rejected by Burbank. Dismissed.
— Judy Battista (@judybattista) May 22, 2012
The Redskins will lose $36 million in cap space over the next two seasons, and Dallas will lose $10 million.
The two teams were penalized for trying to gain an unfair advantage from the way they structured contracts during the uncapped season that preceded the NFL's lockout.