Union Files Collusion Lawsuit Against NFL, Alleging Secret $123 Million Salary Cap In Uncapped YearBarry Petchesky5/23/12 1:00pmFiled to: collusionNflNFLPALawsuitsUncapped seasonSalary capDeMaurice SmithRoger GoodellDe smithWashington RedskinsDallas CowboysNewsGettypic25EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkI've never been happier to admit I was wrong. Yesterday, the Redskins and Cowboys dropped their appeals of the NFL's salary cap penalties after being ruled against by rubber-stamp arbitrator Stephen Burbank, and I thought that was the end of it. The bad guys won. But the NFLPA had been saving its secret weapon for just this day. This morning, the players' union filed a lawsuit against the NFL, claiming the league owners had conspired to set a secret $123 million salary cap in 2010, a final "uncapped" year before the CBA expired.