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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2010, file photo, Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan, right, and team owner Daniel Snyder, left, watch practice at the NFL football team's training camp at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va. Not long after becoming the Redskins' coach, Shanahan invited every team employee _ from marketing executives to secretaries to coaches _ to a meeting. The message: This is a new Redskin Way, and every single person needs to be on board.  (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2010, file photo, Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan, right, and team owner Daniel Snyder, left, watch practice at the NFL football team's training camp at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va. Not long after becoming the Redskins' coach, Shanahan invited every team employee _ from marketing executives to secretaries to coaches _ to a meeting. The message: This is a new Redskin Way, and every single person needs to be on board. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

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