During the past week, as the newspaper presented its findings to the team, three employees who had been accused of improper behavior suddenly departed. According to the report, the accusers expressed skepticism that Snyder and Allen were unaware of the alleged misconduct.
Earlier in the day, the National Football League said the alleged abuse was contrary to the organization's values and promised to take action based on any conclusions reached by Wilkinson and her firm.
Over the weekend, the Washington (former) Redskins fired Director of Pro Personnel Alex Santos and Assistant Director of Pro Personnel Richard Mann II, but no reason was given until reports surfaced that something big was going to happen.
"These matters as reported are serious and contrary to the NFL's values", says a release from the NFL.
USA 'disappointed' by Turkey mosque move on Hagia Sophia
The head of the Eastern Orthodox Church has condemned the move, as has Greece - home to many millions of Orthodox followers. The building was finally transformed into a museum in 1935 by Kemal Ataturk, founder of the modern Turkish republic.
Citing accounts from 15 women - most of whom remained anonymous - the Post reported Thursday on several allegations spanning from 2006 to 2019 involving sexual overtures and comments on the appearances of female employees.
The team has hired D.C. attorney Beth Wilkinson of Wilkinson Walsh LLP to review the organization's protocols, including its culture, policies and allegations of workplace misconduct, Wilkinson confirmed in a statement on Thursday.
The women - per a Washington Post report - claimed high-ranking execs made inappropriate comments to them, and on at least one occasion, called a woman "f**king stupid".
Santos, Mann, Michael and former business executives Dennis Greene and Mitch Gershman were mentioned in the Post story.
"We are pleased to see Washington's decision to change their team name and visual identity", EA said in a statement to Kotaku.
In a statement, the Washington team said it takes issues of employee conduct seriously.