‘Pissed’ Commanders Players Speak Out Against ‘Dark Cloud’ Washington Owner Dan Snyder in Legal Battle With AG

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It had to happen at some point.

Washington Commanders’ star Terry McLaurin recently said that the team has to work hard to avoid the scandals, drama and controversy that often surround it.

No one of us is dumb,” McLaurin stated . “We know what’s happening. However, how can you let that affect what’s happening on the field? I think as players, that’s what we can control.”

Sure. But not always. Not forever.

Not now.

In the response of D.C. Attorney general Karl Racine , was a weaponization by Dan Snyder. The Commanders used the shooting of Brian Robinson, a rookie running back, three months ago to illustrate the “out-of control violent crime” in DC. ”

It was tone-deaf, inappropriate, and now the Commanders locker rooms are “pissed. ”

Writes JP Finlay from NBC Sports Washington : “Throughout Dan Snyder’s drama, Commanders players did a good job trying to block it. But I’ve heard that it’s now different. In their rebuttal on business issues, players are mad lawyers tried using Brian Robinson, a rookie.

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“They might not say it publicly, but guys are pissed. ”

Now, maybe because “none are dumb”, they are actually saying it publicly.

Said second-year cornerback Benjamin St-Juste: “Since I arrived here, it’s been a dark cloud over our organization. ”

Said QB Taylor Heinicke: “It’s a little bit frustrating … Every week, something seems to happen. ”

O-lineman Charles Leno said, “Of course it is upsetting. (Robinson), should’ve never been a part of that situation…. You gotta really callous (thick skinned to play). “

How Racine explains his action against Snyder, who is exploring the sale of the franchise: “The defendants clearly lied and clearly lied about what they were going to do about it. … Mr. Snyder knew about the toxic culture within his organization and encouraged it. He also participated in it. …

“The Commanders have managed to get away with it so far. This is all over now. ”

The AG is referring to a legal dispute. It seems that there is something else that “stops today”: The locker room’s silence about organizational drama, scandal, and controversy.

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