ESPN: How the Gruden email leaks led to Dan Snyder's downfall

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I honestly do not know, perhaps someone on the board who is a fan of the team can chime in. It sounds like a very typical Snyder thing to do but I don't know if that's actually the case.
I remember this being widely reported at the time, that Snyder broke RGIII, and Snyder overriding Shanahan is why Shanahan left.
No?

And I'm rooting for WFT too.

View: https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2743680-mike-shanahan-robert-griffin-iii-really-believed-he-was-aaron-rodgers
 

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It's a sad day for fans of the other NFC East teams.
Even as an Eagles fan, I'm genuinely happy for the Washington fanbase. It got to the point where I felt horrible for them, since every fan of the team that I know hates Snyder. (Side note: Has anyone ever met a fan of the team that actually likes or defends Snyder?)

I still hope the team sucks, but in a way every other incompetent NFL franchise sucks.
 

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Are they allowed to change their name? I thought teams had to wait a few years before making another change.
 

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Even as an Eagles fan, I'm genuinely happy for the Washington fanbase. It got to the point where I felt horrible for them, since every fan of the team that I know hates Snyder. (Side note: Has anyone ever met a fan of the team that actually likes or defends Snyder?)

I still hope the team sucks, but in a way every other incompetent NFL franchise sucks.
I had a roomate who did for a while
 

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Good piece in WaPo on Harris and his having grown up in Chevy Chase. I hadn’t realized he’d overseen The Process in Philly.

Also: it’s crazy to me that the Sixers—a competitive, generally well-run franchise with the reigning MVP—can be worth half of the sale price of an NFL team that has won a single playoff game since Bill Clinton was president and has one of the lousiest stadiums in pro sports. But I guess that’s the NFL for you in today’s America.
 

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Good piece in WaPo on Harris and his having grown up in Chevy Chase. I hadn’t realized he’d overseen The Process in Philly.

Also: it’s crazy to me that the Sixers—a competitive, generally well-run franchise with the reigning MVP—can be worth half of the sale price of an NFL team that has won a single playoff game since Bill Clinton was president and has one of the lousiest stadiums in pro sports. But I guess that’s the NFL for you in today’s America.
I had the opposite thought: that the Sixers were worth half of the WFT when local NBA TV deals are evaporating, while an NFL team is a license to print millions each year.
 

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Good piece in WaPo on Harris and his having grown up in Chevy Chase. I hadn’t realized he’d overseen The Process in Philly.

Also: it’s crazy to me that the Sixers—a competitive, generally well-run franchise with the reigning MVP—can be worth half of the sale price of an NFL team that has won a single playoff game since Bill Clinton was president and has one of the lousiest stadiums in pro sports. But I guess that’s the NFL for you in today’s America.
What's really wild is that the Sixers sold for less then $300 million in 2011 and now are worth over $3 Billion despite not even owning their arena. NBA valuations exploded when Ballmer bought the Clippers.