Originally Posted by the wonger need food
Appreciate the passion, but there's a little thing called the Salary Cap and no such thing as a luxury tax. Dallas and Washington were essentially fined for not colluding with the other owners during the "uncapped" season. The salary cap is essentially a hard number that salaries must remain under.
Those two teams also forfeited a variety of draft picks...not just a monetary fine, IIRC.
This FO can ask guys to re-structure. They might get Reed or Dumerville, but I don't see them able to get both of them.