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Dan and Tanya Snyder announced that they have hired Bank of America Securities to consider a “potential transaction” regarding the ownership of the NFL’s Washington Commanders.

“Dan and Tanya Snyder and the Washington Commanders announced today that they have hired BoA Securities to consider potential transactions,” the Commanders said in a statement shared by CBS Sports NFL Insider Jonathan Jones on Tuesday. Wednesday (November 2). “The Snyders remain committed to the team, its entire staff and its many fans to put the best product on the field and continue to work to set the gold standard for workplaces in the NFL.

The announcement comes weeks after Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay said “there is merit in removing” Snyder as owner of the Chiefs during the 2022 Fall NFL Conference on Oct. 18, making him the first NFL team owner to publicly do so. She called for the removal of Snyder, Sports Illustrated. ‘A.J. Perez reported at the time.

“I’m very concerned that he needs to be removed,” Irsay said via NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero.

“Some of the things I’ve heard don’t represent us at all,” Irsay told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. “I want the American public to know what we have as owners…I believe it’s in the best interest of the National Football League to look at this objectively and deal with it.”

In June, the Washington Post reported on a 29-page memo by Representative Carolyn B. Maloney of the House Oversight and Corrections Committee on Snyder, which was the result of an investigation into the practice. A toxic workplace is suspected in the name of the company and it appears that the owner launched it. a “shadow investigation” against his accusers, which included “100 volumes of emails, text messages, phone records, and social media messages from journalists, victims, and witnesses make public accusations of abuse against the commanders.”

The commanders were fined $10 million as a result of the NFL’s workplace culture investigation in July.

NFL.com confirmed the fine “will be used to support organizations that are committed to human psychology, bullying, healthy relationships and related issues.”

Additionally, Tanya Snyder was promoted to CEO earlier this year and oversees the day-to-day operations of the franchise, as well as representing the franchise at league operations, while her husband focused on the new stadium plan and other issues. NFL.com reported at the time.

Snyder wasn’t seen publicly with the team for months before making another appearance during Washington’s game against the Cowboys in Arlington on Oct. 2.

Attorney Beth Wilkinson launched an independent investigation into the Washington Football Association in July 2020 into multiple allegations of abuse by former employees over a 15-year period detailed in a column by the Washington Post .

In April, Front Office Sports reported that an investigation into the team’s former employees and email accounts, which showed “a toxic work environment and contained disturbing exchanges, including nude photos and other inappropriate emails.” not appropriate,” a source with knowledge of the investigation confirmed.

One specific exchange involved Donald Wells, France’s first openly gay employee who previously led the WFT’s cheerleading squad for 12 years, who publicly asked Dan Snyder to take responsibility for years of workplace harassment and exists in the group.

“They used (cheerleaders) and did things to other people in the office, including me,” Wells told Front Office Sports. “What is happening there is worse than that (email). My God.”

However, the email exchange shows that Wells was in this situation.

“She’s a fat-eyed, crazy chick,” Wells wrote from the WFT email account in September 2007 after a member of the cheerleading squad filed a FOS report. “… I’m sure she’ll enjoy taking saucy photos while eating big macs :).”

Wells said he did not recall sending the email mentioned in the FOS report.

In March, the NFL approved Snyder’s application to buy a minority stake in the franchise.

Snyder’s $450 million loan waiver has been approved by the league’s finance committee, an NFL spokesman confirmed to ESPN on March 24, as reported by Tyler Dunne of GoLongTD.com. The rest of the league’s majority will vote during the NFL’s annual meeting next week on whether to approve the deal, with Snyder needing approval from 24 of the 32 owners for the deal to go through.

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