Owning Up, Snyder Learns From the Past

 Since buying the Redskins in May 1999, Daniel Snyder has been an unabashedly hands-on owner. (AP File Photo)

By Nunyo Demasio
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, July 28, 2003; Page D01

In heat that only a lizard would love, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder sat in a white lawn chair on the sideline at Redskins Park. Wearing a white shirt and power blue tie, Snyder scrutinized, through sunglasses, every play during the final summer session in June. Between puffs of a cigar, Snyder made remarks about his players to three men sitting alongside him -- former Redskins great Sonny Jurgensen and Redskins executives Pepper Rodgers and Vinny Cerrato.