Lorenzo Alexander Says Cap Penalty Hurting Efforts To Re-Sign London Fletcher

Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander recently spoke with Alex Marvez of Fox Sports. In that conversation, Alexander claimed that the NFL's salary cap penalty has hindered efforts by the Redskins to re-sign fellow linebacker London Fletcher.

The end result in this could be that both players may be off the team in 2013. Both Alexander and Fletcher are highly regarded players on the Redskins. Alexander is the special teams captain and Fletcher has been a leader on the Redskins defense since he was signed in 2007.

One of the reasons why this is such a problem for the Redskins is because Fletcher will probably demand much of his money up front for his deal. The Redskins may have to take a hit on cap space in the future to keep both players on the team.

Stay tuned to SB Nation DC for more information on the 2012 NFL Free Agency period. For all your Redskins news and notes, be sure to follow SB Nation’s Redskins blog Hogs Haven. And all nuggets from around the league, be sure to visit SB Nation’s NFL hub.

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