Former Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan, after a long discovery process, will be in Washington for three days beginning Dec. 18 for an arbitration against his former employers, according to league sources The team fired McCloughan "for cause" related to his drinking (McCloughan is a recovering alcoholic) and has withheld the $2.8 million that was remaining on his contract at the time of his termination this year, league sources said. Both sides have already presented evidence through interviews with current and former team personnel, via depositions. The hearing process will include several of the individuals involved taking the stand for examination, with McCloughan contending that he should receive the entire remainder of the money owed him on his contract. Evidence about the availability and consumption of alcohol by other Redskin team personnel on club property is likely to come out at the hearing. The NFL has leaguewide policies against the consumption of alcohol at team headquarters. McCloughan's case includes evidence and testimony from the highest reaches of the club, including owner Dan Snyder and team president Bruce Allen.