Lafter 24 miserable years, And y Ask Snyder they supposedly seem convinced to sell their shares of the Washington Commanders. According to insider de la NFL, Mike Florio, the sale could be announced as soon as the next meeting of owners of the NFL in Arizona, scheduled for March 26.
So far, it has not been announced which would be the new group that owns one of the most popular and traditional teams in the NFL. it has yet to be revealed, but the details should be released in the coming weeks. According to the source, the Snyders they removed all their belongings from the team facility at the end of December, after failing to qualify for the NFL postseason.
There remains an obstacle for the sale of Commanders to be final
According to the report, there is a pending issue for the sale to be finalized. In a process that requires the approval of 24 of the 31 remaining franchise owners. Although under normal circumstances, there would be no resistance to do so.
However, despite the enormous profit that would be obtained Snyder with the potential sale (which would be around $6 billion, as the tycoon requests to be compensated by the other NFL owners, who would have pressured him to sell the team.
This is believed to be due to the legal consequences that Snyders and the DC franchise could still face from the NFL researcher Mary Jo White. Pro Football Talk claims that the owners of other teams are not willing to accept any lawsuit related to the matter.
The Snyder era: a dark period for sports fans in Washington
Giving Washington fans an unpopular rebrand option was last on the Snyders’ list of bad ownership decisions during their nearly 24-year tenure with the franchise.
The 1999 season was the first under the ownership of Dan Snyder. Under its guise, the three-time Super Bowl-winning franchise has a losing record of 164-220-2. Possibly the least popular owner in all of sports, he bought the team for $800 million and is expected to sell it for 7 times as much.