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Byline: Paul Domowitch
PHILADELPHIA _ Norv Turner tried to coach his football team this summer with the rest of the NFL looking over his shoulder.
His boss, Redskins boy king Daniel Snyder, came up with the idiotic idea of charging people to watch training-camp practices, which did wonders for the team's profit margin, but little for Turner's high blood pressure.
NFL rules forbid teams from "spying" on each other. But when Snyder decided to go the pay-per-view route, all bets were off. With the league's blessing, scouts flocked to Redskins Park in droves this summer to get an unprecedented, up-close-and-personal look at the defending NFC East champs. They paid their 10 bucks at the gate, took a seat in the stands and went to work analyzing, scrutinizing and dissecting Turner's team.
Did it help? Depends on whom you ask. Turner says he doubts it.
"Anyone who studied us too hard came away with a lot more info than they needed," he said.
The Dallas Cowboys, for one, disagree. They …