Less than a week after the New England Patriots were accused of bending the NFL’s formation rules, they were again struck by a scandalous controversy. At first thought, one may presume that deflated footballs would be a disadvantage. In reality, slightly deflated footballs are easier to throw and catch.
The Pittsburgh Steelers took another hit to their precarious salary cap position on Tuesday. Did the Steelers sign another free agent? No. The Steelers had to make the final installment from their borrowing $3 million against the salary cap in 2011 and another $1.5 million in 2012. This was done for teams to be able to retain high-priced veterans. (I will not go into detail on what transpired with the money as the only article I found was “difficult” to read.) This was the maximum allowed under the new Collective Bargaining Agreement. Carryover money was not allowed to be used for repayments. The deduction leaves Pittsburgh with $15,791,718 in cap space left. That amount is still misleading as
You know what, now we go to Las Vegas. The Las Vegas raiders, everybody, yeah, I said it right. The Oakland raiders have received permission from the NFL to move to sin city but they weren't packing their bags just yet. T.J. Holmes, you have more. Stra, the city of Oakland refused to give taxpayer money to build a new stadium for the raiders so you know what happened Vegas stepped in and said we got cash and put $750 million in. Viva Las Vegas. Home to world famous casino, tigers, even Britney spears. And now the city is getting a pro football team. Monday the NFL gave the green light to the Oakland raiders to move to sin city. For years the NFL was concerned putting players and referees too