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WASHINGTON REDSKINS TEAM STATEMENTS ON THE DEATH OF MALCOLM GLAZER

Owner Dan Snyder:

“I am saddened to hear about the news of Malcolm Glazer’s passing. I knew him very well and respected him as a businessman and as a Super Bowl-winning owner. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.”

President Bruce Allen:

“Mr. Glazer was a self-made business genius with a great sense of humor and an obvious love for his family and all children. The Glazer Children's Museum will continue to create a tremendous impact on all children for years to come.”

Defensive Backs Coach Raheem Morris:

“I appreciate the opportunity that was given to me by Mr. Glazer and his family from when I arrived in 2002 up until my departure. He was always very supportive and his family has been great to me. I send my prayers and thoughts to his wife, Linda, and his six beautiful children – his sons, Ed, Joel, Bryan, Kevin and Avie, and his daughter, Darcie.”

-REDSKINS-

ABOUT THE REDSKINS: Headquartered at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia, and owned by Daniel Snyder, the historic Washington Redskins Football Club has won five World Championship titles including the 1937 and 1942 National Football League Championship games, as well as Super Bowls XVII, XXII and XXVI. Founded in 1932 as the Boston Braves in Massachusetts, the team changed its name to the Redskins in 1933 and relocated to Washington, D.C., in 1937. Since then, the team has become one of the most recognizable professional sports franchises in history, featuring multiple Hall of Fame coaches, 19 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (with seven others who also were Redskins) and becoming the first team in the NFL with an official marching band and fight song, "Hail to the Redskins." The Redskins have been owned by Dan Snydersince 1999, and beginning in 1997, began playing their home games at FedExField in Landover, Md.