Sport To get WFT emails, pressure is being placed on NFL sponsors
Latest released WFT emails continue disturbing pattern with Bruce Allen
There are roughly 650,000 emails included in the NFL’s investigation of workplace misconduct in the Washington Football Team’s front office. At the rate we’re going, we’ll get to know what was in all of them by 2067. While the NFL is staying mum about much, some of the emails have made their way to the Read more The post Latest released WFT emails continue disturbing pattern with Bruce Allen appeared first on The Comeback.
Last year, pressure from sponsors prompted Washington Football Team owner Daniel Snyder to abandon his all-caps NEVER refusal to change the team name. Now, sponsors of the league are being asked to pressure the NFL to release the emails obtained through the recent workplace investigation.
Aof the organization to the chief executives of Verizon, Anheuser-Busch, Amazon, Pepsi, Nike, and Proctor & Gamble urges these companies to demand that the NFL reveal the results of an investigation into “one of the biggest scandals of the #MeToo era.”
WFT’s explanation for Sean Taylor jersey retirement timing doesn’t make sense
The Last Vegas Raiders have had a pretty bad week from a PR perspective but you could make an argument that Washington Football Team’s week has been even worse. While Jon Gruden resigned as Raiders head coach, the emails in question that led to this decision came from his communications with WFT high-ups. That these Read more The post WFT’s explanation for Sean Taylor jersey retirement timing doesn’t make sense appeared first on The Comeback.
The letter specifically cites the recent resignation of Raiders coach Jon Gruden, fueled by the release of selected emails from the WFT investigation, as the basis for releasing more of the documents, specifically as it relates to Snyder.
Video: Gruden emails open up more questions about WFT (Yahoo! Sports)
“We do not understand why the NFL seems intent on protecting Dan Snyder and the WFT at all costs,” the letter explains.
“That is why we call on you,” the letter continues. “While the NFL has refused to heed the calls for transparency and accountability from former WFT employees, advocacy groups, lawyers, or the media, it will have to heed such a call from its corporate sponsors. If the League has shown us anything, it is that money, and only money, talks.”
Indeed it does. And if the sponsors become motivated to speak out — as they should — that could break the dam at a time when nothing else will.
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