NFC East shows signs of life
Redskins' ability to afford DeSean Jackson indicates division is on mend
Regardless of whether you like the Washington Redskins' signing of DeSean Jackson, the fact they could do it is significant.
In 2012 and 2013, the Redskins were penalized $36 million of cap room for overspending with contracts in an uncapped year, a penalty I still struggle to understand. They haven't been the only NFC East team with cap issues. The Dallas Cowboys lost $10 million of cap room for the same reason, and the New York Giants were tight against the cap while trying to keep their ...
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