NFL unlikely to force Dan Snyder to sell franchise over harassment allegations?

Washington’s NFL team may face league discipline for the conduct alleged in a Thursday Washington Post story, but it does not appear Dan Snyder is in serious jeopardy of losing the team.

As previously reported, the NFL will consider fining the organization and handing down discipline against individuals named in the story about an alleged culture of sexual harassment. The league has already called the allegations “disturbing” and stated that it would consider discipline once the team’s external investigation concludes.

There is another option: The NFL’s bylaws provide a means for the league and fellow owners to attempt to force the sale of a team if the owner is found to have engaged in “conduct detrimental to the welfare of the league.” According to Mark Maske of the Washington Post, owners are unlikely to use this option.

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Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports | By Grey Papke | Last updated 7/17/20

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