Posts Tagged ‘daniel snyder’

Snyder To Sit With Goodell Over Redskins Name

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder is scheduled to meet with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell this week in advance of the league’s planned meeting with representatives of a Native American group that opposes the team’s name, Mark Maske of the Washington Post reports. This according to a person familiar with the situation. The person, speaking on the […]

Snyder Says Redskins Name Won’t Change

Daniel Snyder is owner of the Washington pro football team he grew up adoring. Would he ever consider changing the team name that many American Indians and others believe is a racial slur? “We will never change the name of the team,” Snyder told Erik Brady of USA Today this week. “As a lifelong Redskins […]

Cap Penalty Appeals Denied for Redskins as Well as Cowboys

It appears that the appeal that the Cowboys and Redskins have tried for in regard to their salary cap case is now officially over. Earlier today, Professor Stephen Burbank dismissed the grievance, and the two teams have walked away from the situation, saying they would not do any more legal actions against the league. The […]

Snyder Says He is Embarrassed About the Skins Start

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder talked to reporters at a charity event, and told them he is sorry for the way that the season is playing out for the Skins. “I think number one I feel bad for the fans. I feel sorry for the fans,” Snyder said. “And we’re very, very appreciative of our great, […]

What if Daniel Snyder Were a Genius?

Whether by accident or design, the Redskins’ inability to snag Sanchez, combined with the dumb luck of finding Texas DE Brian Orakpo still available at the #13 spot, set the tone for a defensive-focused 2009 Draft. Combine the draft picks (DE, CB, LBX2) with the free agents (DT, CB) and you have a team that […]

Redskins React Deaths Of Gene Upshaw, Holly Bugel

There is sadness in the hearts of NFL players, coaches and administrators over the death of Gene Upshaw. The 63-year-old Upshaw learned only last weekend he had pancreatic cancer. Lately, he was the Players Union representative. Owner Daniel Snyder of the Washington Redskins says he got friendly with Upshaw after buying the Burgundy and Gold […]

Williams Lands Job With Jags

The main player of the Redskins favored to replace Joe Gibbs as coach has been hired by the Jacksonville Jaguars.  Gregg Williams will bring his talent to north Florida as defensive coordinator and assistant head coach.  With Washington, he was assistant head coach of the defense.  Despite four interviews with Redskins owner Dan Snyder, he never […]

Redskins Honor Monk, Green, After Elections

It was billed as a news conference, but was more of a chance for two of the greatest players in the history of the Washington Redskins to speak directly to the fans in the days after receiving the ultimate honor.  The team brought wide receiver Art Monk and cornerback Darrell Green to Redskins Park last […]