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Coin Toss: Are huge rookie contracts justifiable?

With the average NFL career lasting only 3 to 4 years, should rookies be free to get every guaranteed dollar they can in their first NFL contracts? Or are teams justified in insisting on a rookie wage scale to hold down costs until players pan out? The issue is a...

By Washington Post editors  | March 8, 2011; 12:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (162)
Categories:  collective bargaining negotiations  
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Asst. coaches worry about pay during a lockout

Salaries for Washington Redskins' coach Mike Shanahan and the rest of the NFL's head coaches are believed to be guaranteed for the coming year in the event of a lockout, but assistant coaches across the league could face significant financial losses if the standoff between owners and players drags on...

By Mike Jones  | February 17, 2011; 5:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (138)
Categories:  Daniel M. Snyder, collective bargaining negotiations  
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Vonnie Holliday will remain part of labor talks

Vonnie Holliday completed his 13th NFL season - and first with the Redskins - on Sunday. Now, even though he signed a two-year contract with Washington prior to 2010, the veteran defensive lineman must decide if he wants to return for a 14th year. "You always consider retirement, every year,"...

By Barry Svrluga  | January 3, 2011; 2:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  collective bargaining negotiations  
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Redskins players elect London Fletcher to be union representative

Redskins players recently selected inside linebacker London Fletcher as their representative to the NFL Players Association. Fletcher was among many players who expressed disappointment last week after Commissioner Roger Goodell's visit to Ashburn. Goodell, players say, seemed evasive in response to questions about the negotiations between owners and the players'...

By Jason Reid  | August 8, 2010; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  London Fletcher, collective bargaining negotiations  
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