He was chosen for the position over four finalists; he won a close vote on the fifth ballot before being unanimously approved by acclamation of the owners. He officially began his tenure on September 1, 2006, just prior to the beginning of the 2006 NFL season
It’s unclear what that means. Owner Daniel Snyder has sharply disputed the claims made by the former employee who provided the Committee with testimony suggesting financial shenanigans. Has the Committee decided after further investigation that there’s nothing to it?