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Goodell: No more info on WFT investigation coming

By Ben Fischer

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell turned away calls to publish more findings from the Washington Football Team investigation while speaking after the first day of owners meetings in N.Y., citing the need to protect anonymity of the victims who cooperated with investigators. He also pushed back against claims that WFT Owner Daniel Snyder has escaped serious accountability for overseeing a culture of toxic sexual harassment at the team, citing the $10M fine against the team and Snyder’s quasi-banishment from day-to-day team activities, which is not a suspension and has not prevented him from representing the team in public and working on a new stadium, one of its top long-term strategic matters.

“I do think he’s been held accountable for it and the organization has been held accountable,” Goodell said. Despite an appearance by two victims at the league meetings yesterday calling for more transparency and accountability in the case, Goodell said people who cooperated with investigators want their identities protected. “When you make that promise to protect anonymity to make sure we get cooperation, you need to stand by that,” he said. Regarding a request for documents from Congressional leaders, Goodell said the league will “respond to Congress appropriately, so we will cooperate."

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