A Washington Commanders sale could be on the verge of happening at any moment. Current owner Daniel Synder could be on the verge of selling his team. After owning the team for about 24 years total, it seems his time as the owner will finally end. At the moment, word inside the building is that a sale is imminent. Therefore only time will tell who the new owners will be. When and how much will a sale of the Commanders cost the incoming owners?
On The Verge Of Happening
From within the Commanders, many believe a sale seems to be on the verge of happening. After 24 years of ownership by Snyder, there could be new management soon. Dan and Tanya Snyder have cleared out their respective offices within the team building. Important to realize it was said that they left in late December. In other words, reports noted that once the Commanders were eliminated from playoff contention, the Synders were gone.
Washington Commanders Sale Imminent
Word within the building being used regarding a potential sale is “imminent.” Many in the building believe a sale could be approved and announced. As soon as the upcoming league meetings in Arizona. In addition, the Commanders announced that the Snyders were considering selling in November. However, “The process of securing bidders after that unfolded, amid some skepticism from within the ranks of other owners that Dan Snyder will actually go through with it.”(Profootballtalk.NBCsports.com)
Three Potential Bidders
The identity of the group that will be buying the team is unknown. However, at least three potential bidders have toured the facility and the stadium. A team spokesperson via text gave the word from within the building. Stating that the organization is not commenting on anything related to a potential transaction of the team. Some names that have been rumored or announced to bid are Josh Harris with the addition of Michell Rales. Harris is the principal owner and managing partner of the Philadelphia 76ers. As well as another name is Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
Bezos was rumored to be making a bid for the Commanders. However, uncertainty lingers on if he was able to make a bid. In other words, there have been conflicting reports on whether Bezos was frozen out or allowed to enter the bidding process. Given that between Bezos and Harris, steam has been picking up recently, and it could be Harris buying the team. At the moment, those are just rumors. In conclusion, at least 24 owners must approve the sale. This could aim to get everything buttoned up quietly and discreetly.
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