May 24, 2012 |
AN ARBITRATOR upheld the NFL's salary cap reductions on the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins for this season and next. Stephen Burbank ruled Tuesday in favor of the league and dismissed the grievances by both teams. The Redskins lost $36 million over 2 years. The Cowboys lost $10 million for overloading contracts during the uncapped 2010 season despite league warnings about such maneuvering. The Cowboys and Redskins, who filed their grievances against the league and players' association, said in a joint statement they would "abide by the arbitrator's decision to dismiss.
July 8, 1993 |
Denis Mercier sees himself as a modern Don Quixote. "But instead of tilting at windmills," said Mercier, a communications and popular-culture professor at Rowan College of New Jersey, "the target is Jack Kent Cooke!" Mercier, 51, whose colorful office walls display the fruits of his quest for examples of ethnic stereotyping in the media, now finds himself lined up against Cooke and his Washington Redskins football team. After seven prominent American Indians began a campaign to cancel the trademark term Redskins last September, Mercier was recruited to bolster their case by compiling examples of American Indian stereotyping in the media.
October 17, 2012
Here is Todd Bowles' resume as a player and coach: PLAYER Temple University (1982-85). Bowles was undrafted in 1986 but signed as a free agent with Washington. Washington Redskins (1986–90). Bowles started in Super Bowl XXII in 1988 when the Redskins beat the Denver Broncos, 42-10. San Francisco 49ers (1991). Washington Redskins (1992–93). COACH Green Bay Packers (1995–996, player personnel). Morehouse College (1997, defensive coordinator/secondary)
March 17, 1988 |
Dave Lombardi, a 10th grader at Phoenixville High School, admires the two Super Bowl rings won and worn by Neal Olkewicz of the Washington Redskins. Olkewicz, 31, a middle linebacker who has been with the Redskins since 1979, is a Phoenixville graduate. He spoke to students at his alma mater at a special program March 12. He will receive a third ring - for the Redskins' lastest Super Bowl victory in January.
September 3, 2004 |
The Eagles are the fifth most valuable franchise in the NFL, according to Forbes magazine's latest annual valuation. The Eagles are worth $833 million, a 35 percent increase since the start of last season, when they began playing at Lincoln Financial Field, according to the next issue of the magazine. The top team in the rankings for the fifth straight year is the Washington Redskins, valued at $1.1 billion. The magazine says that is the first American sports team to clear the billion-dollar mark.
July 18, 2014 |
The Eagles and Phillies are among the 50 most valuable teams in the sports world, according to rankings released Wednesday by Forbes magazine. The Eagles rank 17th with a listed value of $1.314 billion, Forbes said. The Phillies are 39th at $975 million. Soccer teams took the top three spots in the rankings: Read Madrid ($3.44 billion), Barcelona ($3.2 billion), and Manchester United ($2.81 billion). All of the Eagles' opponents in the NFC East were ranked higher in value: the Dallas Cowboys (fifth, $2.3 billion)
February 21, 2013
FIRST ROUND 1. Kansas City Chiefs 2. Jacksonville Jaguars 3. Oakland Raiders 4. EAGLES 5. Detroit Lions 6. Cleveland Browns 7. Arizona Cardinals 8. Buffalo Bills 9. New York Jets 10. Tennessee Titans 11. San Diego Chargers 12. Miami Dolphins 13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14. Carolina Panthers 15. New Orleans Saints 16. St. Louis Rams 17. Pittsburgh Steelers...
September 9, 2013
The Eagles released cornerback Brandon Hughes on Saturday, one day after Hughes was officially declared out for Monday's game against the Washington Redskins with a fractured hand. Hughes, in his fourth season with the Eagles, is a vested veteran, so his salary of $630,000 for the season would be guaranteed if he were on the roster for Week 1. It is possible that the team will re-sign Hughes after Monday, when he can rejoin the team and the team would have financial flexibility with him if they want to make a transaction later in the season.
March 26, 1994 |
Ralph Cindrich, agent for quarterback Steve Bono, of San Francisco, said yesterday that the Washington Redskins have talked to the 49ers about working out a trade for his client. Bono, the Norristown native who has been stuck with backup duty during his five-year career in San Francisco, has one year remaining on a contract that calls for $1.55 million in 1994. The Redskins are likely to draft either Trent Dilfer or Heath Shuler, both quarterbacks, with their first pick in the draft next month.