NFL Players' Union Willing to Take Joint Legal Action with Redskins

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NFL Players' Union Willing to Take Joint Legal Action with Redskins
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The NFL Players Association is willing to take joint legal action with the Washington Redskins against the league aimed at retrieving some of the salary cap space that the team lost last year when it was penalized by the NFL, two people familiar with the situation said Saturday. But the union and the Redskins have not discussed such an effort, the two people said, speaking on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the topic. According to one of those people, the Redskins are not interested in such joint legal action because they do not support the union’s allegation that the league and teams improperly colluded to restrict players’ salaries in the sport’s season without a salary cap in 2010.

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