The Washington Redskins could be heading towards arbitration to try and settle the salary cap punishment by the NFL, according to Washington Post Redskins insider Mark Maske.
People with knowledge of the case have said the Redskins might contest the league's ruling, either via an appeal or a legal challenge. The Redskins have not said what, if anything, they will do, and one person familiar with the case said last week that the Cowboys were unlikely to join the Redskins in a legal challenge. Both teams have denied wrongdoing.
It is not clear, however, whether the Cowboys would join the Redskins in a proceeding before an arbitrator, which might generate less animosity among other team owners than a full-scale court challenge.
While it is apparent that the Redskins and the Cowboys weren't the only teams that were caught doing the same thing the Redskins do want to avoid causing more animosity towards themselves. It still remains to be seen if the Redskins will go this alone or the Cowboys will join them.
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