Daniel Snyder conducted ‘shadow investigation’ to bury findings of official probe into Washington Commanders organization, House committee says

Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder again rebuffs House Oversight Committee's invitation to testify in workplace culture investigation of franchise

Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder conducted a “shadow investigation” of allegations that he had fostered a toxic work culture within his organization and worked closely with the NFL to monitor and, ultimately, bury the findings from an official internal investigation, according to findings by a Democrat-led US House committee released Wednesday. The US House Oversight … Read more

Commanders’ Snyder rejects House panel for ‘business conflict’

Commanders' Snyder rejects House panel for 'business conflict'

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder once again rejected the House Oversight Committee’s request for his testimony about the work environment around the NFL franchise this week, citing a “business conflict” after the committee requested he reconsider. Snyder attorney Karen Patton Seymour told the panel Monday that the owner would be traveling to France on a … Read more

Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder again rebuffs House Oversight Committee’s invitation to testify in workplace culture investigation of franchise

Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder again rebuffs House Oversight Committee's invitation to testify in workplace culture investigation of franchise

The attorney for Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder reiterated Monday that Snyder would not testify before Congress on June 22, despite a request from the committee to reconsider. Karen Patton Seymour declined the initial invitation from the House Oversight Committee investigating the Commanders’ alleged “toxic workplace culture,” saying that Snyder had a “longstanding Commanders-related business … Read more

House Oversight Committee asks Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder to reconsider not testifying at hearing

House Oversight Committee asks Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder to reconsider not testifying at hearing

The House Oversight Committee chairwoman implored Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder to reconsider his decision not to testify at a hearing next week, also saying Snyder’s reasons for rejecting their invitation were based on inaccuracies. Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) sent a six-page letter to Snyder’s attorney, Karen Patten Seymour, saying Snyder could testify virtually at … Read more

NFL fines Ron Rivera $100K, docks Washington Commanders two 2023 OTA practices

NFL fines Ron Rivera $100K, docks Washington Commanders two 2023 OTA practices

ASHBURN, Va. — The NFL fined Washington Commanders coach Ron Rivera $100,000 and stripped the team of two OTA practices in 2023 for conducting excessive contact in spring drills, according to ESPN’s Dan Graziano. The NFL Players Association reviewed practice video on June 1 and 8 — per a request to the Commanders — and … Read more

Lawmakers call for NFL commissioner to release investigation into Commanders

Lawmakers call for NFL commissioner to release investigation into Commanders

A group of six House Democrats from the Washington, DC, metro area sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday, asking him to release the results of an investigation into the Washington Commanders’ workplace culture. The letter comes one day after an NFL spokesperson confirmed that Goodell plans to testify before the House … Read more

Top 10 skill player groups: Ja’Marr Chase, Joe Mixon, Bengals lead the way

Top 10 skill player groups: Ja'Marr Chase, Joe Mixon, Bengals lead the way

Teams are in an arms race, swinging big trades and giving huge contracts to add more weapons to their inventory. Creating explosive plays in the passing game is how you win in today’s NFL. In order to have a truly explosive offense, teams need more than just one true threat — they need at least … Read more

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder declines invitation to testify at June 22 congressional hearing

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder declines invitation to testify at June 22 congressional hearing

ASHBURN, Va. — Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder informed the House Oversight Committee by letter that he won’t testify at their June 22 hearing, saying he would be out of the country. It had been long expected that Snyder would decline to testify. In the four-page letter, attorney Karen Patton Seymour said Snyder was willing … Read more

Washington coach Ron Rivera says Jack Del Rio apology to Commanders was ‘well-received’

Washington coach Ron Rivera says Jack Del Rio apology to Commanders was 'well-received'

ASHBURN, Va. — Washington Commanders defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio apologized in front of the team Tuesday for controversial comments he made last week, in which he referred to the events at the US Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, as a “dustup.” Washington coach Ron Rivera said Del Rio’s apology was “well-received” and added that … Read more

NFL minicamp storylines include how QBs Russell Wilson, Deshaun Watson, Carson Wentz look with new teams

NFL minicamp storylines include how QBs Russell Wilson, Deshaun Watson, Carson Wentz look with new teams

6:00 AM ET NFL NationESPN Mandatory three-day minicamp kicks off for 17 teams this week after 12 others held theirs last week. The Miami Dolphins had their session two weeks ago, and the Philadelphia Eagles and Cincinnati Bengals aren’t holding one this year. Many players have taken part in voluntary organized team activities, but the … Read more