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Digest: Ex-Redskins GM McCloughan testifies in grievance over firing

Digest: Ex-Redskins GM McCloughan testifies in grievance over firing

Former Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan has taken the next step in the grievance he filed this summer with the NFL over his firing, providing testimony under oath to lawyers representing the team during the discovery phase of the process.

The development was first reported by NBC Sports' Mike Florio and independently confirmed Sunday by two people familiar with the process.

The Redskins fired McCloughan "for cause" March 9, two years and two months into a four-year contract, asserting they were not obligated to pay his salary for the remaining 22 months of the deal. Shortly after the team-owned radio station...

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