Member of Congress says the allegations against the Commanders read like something out of the Godfather

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The U.S. House Committee on Oversight & Reform has focused on the Washington Commanders. One of the members of the Committee is amazed by what the Committee has learned regarding the allegations of financial shenanigans.

Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.) said this to John Keim of ESPN.com: “Quite frankly, as you go through the allegations it reads like a description of some organization out of the Godfather and not an NFL football team.”

The Committee apparently will be learning more. A.J. Perez of FrontOfficeSports.com reports that at least one subpoena has been issued to a person with knowledge of the Commanders’ finances.

Jason Friedman, who spent 24 years with the team, supposedly has evidence beyond his own testimony. As Congress gathers more evidence, it will only get worse for the team and for owner Daniel Snyder. Although we’ve seen a gradual drip-drip of allegations regarding the team and Snyder, this has the potential to be a waterfall that washes Snyder out of the NFL for good.

Commanders fans should only be so lucky.

23 responses to “Member of Congress says the allegations against the Commanders read like something out of the Godfather

  1. “Quite frankly, as you go through the allegations it reads like a description of some organization out of the Godfather
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    He could just as easily be talking about the Biden administration.

  2. If it turns out Snyder decapitated a horse, the PETA people will force the league to axe him by Friday…

  3. The ball is in your back yard. The stink will only get worst. Bill Yes Roger its you

  4. I just happen to be reading “The Godfather” right now. Fiftieth anniversary of the movie’s release in 1972.

  5. If this is true then Snyder could not only be out of the NFL but he could find himself in prison. However, he’s rich so he’ll just be able to buy his way out of trouble.

  6. It’s a shame that prison just isn’t an available consequence for people with Dan Snyder’s money. Having to sell your team for more money than you can ever possibly spend and paying a fine that could never possibly make you worry about money doesn’t really seem like enough, does it?

  7. As a Giants fan I’m rooting for Snyder. If the NFL gets rid of him, we are going to have the dumbest owners in the division.

  8. Good to see that the new generation of Congress Critters has mastered the art of hyperbole.

  9. We don’t want the Commanders or whatever they are called in VA as long as Danny is the owner.

  10. They are doing their level best to get him to sell the team….. now the government which has FAR better things to do is getting involved? WOW….. what a waste of taxpayers money. I KNOW they want their Amazon guy to buy that team…. gives the NFL a leg up and a real Network of their own….. it’s all about $$$……..

  11. As an Eagles fan, I’m torn. On the one hand, I love that Washington under Snyder has been such a train wreck. But I also love rubbernecking the crash.

    Its like when Gettlemen was fired. A sad day for the NFC East. Or any time Jerry Jones does anything…

  12. It seems as if Jerry Richardson would be a step up as a owner of this franchise.

  13. Does Vegas have the line for owners losing their teams this year set at +2.5

  14. If it turns out to be true the allegations of withholding funds from his business partners(the other teams) it’s going to cost him in any future business endeavors as well since NO ONE is going into business with someone who has screwed their former partners. It also means any partnerships Snyder currently has will be put under a microscope since those partners will want to make sure they havent been getting screwed as well

  15. If its THAT good then the NFL should publish it and monetize it.
    Its a source of profit for 31 owners, and Snyder can be forced out.

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