The Insider: Daniel Snyder


Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Daniel Snyder on DeSean Jackson, charity and leaving the drafting to Bruce Allen [updated]

Washington’s owner spoke as the team helped provide a new field for a high school in Loudoun County.

By Roman Stubbs  |  12:35 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, DeSean Jackson, video

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 03/26/2014

Goodell praises Snyder, says Redskins name support remains overwhelming

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell praised the efforts of Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder, who on Tuesday presented his new foundation to league officials and his fellow owners.

By Mike Jones  |  11:28 AM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, name change, owners meetings, Redskins name, Roger Goodell

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 03/25/2014

Snyder presents new foundation to fellow owners at NFL meetings

The CEO of the team’s new foundation and Washington GM Bruce Allen detail the positive reception it received at the NFL owners meetings.

By Mike Jones  |  03:42 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Daniel Snyder, name change, Redskins name, video

Posted at 10:59 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Daniel Snyder starting Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation

After months of searching for a way to combat the ongoing criticisms over his stance that he will not change the name of his football team, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder announced Monday night that he will start a foundation to benefit Native Americans.

By Mike Jones  |  10:59 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, name change, Redskins name

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Daniel Snyder is ‘excited’ about Jay Gruden and Redskins’ future

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder expressed excitement about his team’s new chapter and said first-year coach Jay Gruden has already impressed him.

By Mike Jones  |  01:49 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, Jay Gruden, League news, owners meetings

Posted at 09:17 PM ET, 02/09/2014

NFL faces pressure from Congress to change Redskins’ name

Two members of Congress have written a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell urging Goodell and the league “to take a formal position in support of a name change” by the Washington Redskins.

By Mark Maske, Paul Kane and Theresa Vargas  |  09:17 PM ET, 02/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, name change, Redskins, Redskins name

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Redskins mailbag: Jay Gruden’s staff, to-do list and more . . .

Mike Jones answers readers’ questions as the Redskins try to fill out a coaching staff and reshape the roster to Jay Gruden’s liking.

By Mike Jones  |  12:45 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Chris Chester, Daniel Snyder, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, josh leribeus, Kory Lichtensteiger, Mailbag, Mike Shanahan, Offensive line, Raheem Morris, Sean McVay

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 01/09/2014

At the podium, Jay Gruden: Will call plays, likely to keep 3-4 defense

Live tweets and reaction to the introduction of the eighth head coach under Daniel Snyder.

By Keith McMillan  |  03:58 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, coaches, coaching search 2014, Daniel Snyder, Jay Gruden, news conferences

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Redskins strongly interested in Jay Gruden but facing competition [updated]

Other teams, including the Titans, are in the mix for the Cincinnati offensive coordinator.

By Mark Maske  |  01:21 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, coaches, coaching search 2014, Daniel Snyder, Jay Gruden

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Redskins mailbag: On the coaching search, Daniel Snyder and Robert Griffin III

Football Insider answers questions about why the owner can’t get it right, when coaches can interview and what Robert Griffin III needs to do.

By Mike Jones  |  01:41 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, coaches, coaching search 2014, Daniel Snyder, Mailbag, poll, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 12/31/2013

Art Briles says he hasn’t heard from the Redskins

He’s thought to be a candidate after coaching Robert Grffin III in college.

By Mark Maske  |  04:08 PM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art Briles, coaches, coaching search 2014, Daniel Snyder

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 12/31/2013

Redskins mailbag: Front-office structure and the future head coach

Well, the 2013 campaign is finally in the books, Mike Shanahan is out, and Bruce Allen is on the case, looking to put this franchise on the winning track, once again.

By Mike Jones  |  01:12 PM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, coaches, Daniel Snyder, Front office, Mailbag, Mike Shanahan, Morocco Brown, Scott Campbell

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 12/30/2013

Bruce Allen says final say over Redskins’ player moves now belongs to him

That power formerly belonged to Mike Shanahan, who was fired Monday as the team’s coach.

By Mark Maske  |  04:40 PM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, coaches, Daniel Snyder, Front office, Mike Shanahan, Morocco Brown, Scott Campbell

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 12/30/2013

Redskins fire Mike Shanahan after four years as coach [updated]

The Redskins have fired Mike Shanahan after four seasons as head coach.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  09:32 AM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 season, Bruce Allen, coaches, Daniel Snyder, Mike Shanahan, poll, video

Posted at 11:10 PM ET, 12/28/2013

Those in, around Redskins organization braced for Shanahan’s departure

One person with ties to the team expects the organization to part ways with Shanahan as soon as Monday. One member of the organization said ‘the writing is on the wall.’

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  11:10 PM ET, 12/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, Mike Shanahan, Washington Redskins

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 12/23/2013

Shanahan expects quick resolution on his future once season ends

Mike Shanahan expects the future of his coaching career to be determined quickly once the season ends.

By Mike Jones  |  04:56 PM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Daniel Snyder, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Giants, Week 17

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 12/19/2013

Kyle Shanahan defends assistants, says he isn’t trying to part ways with his father

Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said he isn’t looking to part ways with his father and coach elsewhere. He also defended his assistant coaches.

By Mike Jones  |  04:27 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Daniel Snyder, Kyle Shanahan, Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III, Week 16

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 12/18/2013

London Fletcher advocates for Mike Shanahan’s return

As odd as it sounds, London Fletcher says, the Redskins should extend Mike Shanahan because they need stability at head coach.

By Mark Maske  |  04:31 PM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Daniel Snyder, London Fletcher, Mike Shanahan, Week 16

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 12/16/2013

Mike Shanahan reiterates he won’t resign, will meet with Daniel Snyder after season to determine future with team

Redskins coach addresses his job status, media leaks a day after declining to do so and cutting short his postgame news conference in Atlanta.

By Mark Maske  |  06:37 PM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Daniel Snyder, Gary Kubiak, Jim Haslett, Kyle Shanahan, Mike Shanahan, video, Week 16

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 12/11/2013

Kirk Cousins says Robert Griffin III remains the Redskins’ franchise quarterback

Kirk Cousins said he’ll approach the final three games this season as an opportunity, but that common sense says Robert Griffin III is still the franchise quarterback.

By Mark Maske  |  05:55 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, Kirk Cousins, Mike Shanahan, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Falcons, Robert Griffin III, video, Week 15

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 12/11/2013

Mike Shanahan says Daniel Snyder, Bruce Allen on board with benching of Robert Griffin III [updated]

Coach Mike Shanahan said he discussed the benching of the quarterback with Redskins owner Daniel Snyder and General Manager Bruce Allen before putting the plan into effect.

By Mark Maske  |  03:27 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Daniel Snyder, Kirk Cousins, Mike Shanahan, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Falcons, Robert Griffin III, Week 15

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 12/10/2013

Video: What they’re saying about the Redskins

A collection of video opinions on what has gone wrong in Washington and why, and what might happen going forward.

By Keith McMillan  |  03:09 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, Mike Shanahan, video, Week 15

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 12/10/2013

Daniel Snyder won’t intervene in Redskins’ quarterback decision [updated]

Daniel Snyder will not intervene in the coach’s decision on whether to sit quarterback Robert Griffin III.

By Mark Maske  |  01:16 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, Kirk Cousins, Mike Shanahan, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Falcons, Robert Griffin III, video, Week 15

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 12/10/2013

Redskins mailbag: Shanahan, Snyder and what’s to come

Mike Jones gives definitive answers to fans’ questions about whether Mike Shanahan might remain as Redskins head coach, and who might replace him if he is fired.

By Mike Jones  |  12:15 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, Mailbag, Mike Shanahan, Week 15

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Mike Shanahan speaks with Daniel Snyder

Coach remains in place Monday but doesn’t say if his meeting with Snyder resolved his status.

By Mark Maske  |  06:09 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, Mike Shanahan, video, Week 15

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 12/09/2013

At the podium: Mike Shanahan [updated with video]

The Redskins coach is expected to meet with members of the news media at 3 p.m. in one of the most anticipated news conferences in a long time.

By Keith McMillan  |  02:57 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Robert Griffin III, video, Week 15

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Five observations on the state of the Redskins

Just when you thought things couldn’t get much worse, they did.

By Mike Jones  |  08:33 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, Mike Shanahan, observations, Redskins vs. Chiefs, Robert Griffin III, video, Week 15

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 11/18/2013

Mike Shanahan says Redskins remain headed in right direction under him

Coach cites salary cap penalty as hindering progress.

By Mark Maske  |  06:30 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, Mike Shanahan, Salary cap, Week 12

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Redskins mailbag: Mike Shanahan’s future and more

Mike Jones tackles questions on Mike Shanahan’s future, the salary cap, silly penalties, Nick Williams’s role, Adam Carriker’s recovery, London Fletcher’s demise, Kyle Shanahan’s fit for University of Texas and more.

By Mike Jones  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, Daniel Snyder, Josh Morgan, London Fletcher, Mailbag, Mike Shanahan, Nick Williams, Salary cap, special teams, tight ends, Week 11

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 10/29/2013

Snyder and Goodell meet regarding Redskins’ name

Redskins owner meets with NFL commissioner one day before league’s meeting with Oneida Indian Nation about team-name controversy.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  12:59 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Snyder, Redskins name, Roger Goodell

Posted at 08:33 PM ET, 10/13/2013

Jerry Jones on Daniel Snyder: ‘he’s not insensitive, at all’

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones defended Redskins counterpart Dan Snyder against allegations of insensitivity because of Snyder’s insistence that he will not change the team’s name.

By Mike Jones  |  08:33 PM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Daniel Snyder, Jerry Jones, owners meetings, Redskins name, Redskins vs. Cowboys