It’s been a little over a year since the Miami Dolphins named Mike McDaniel as the head coach of the team, and it didn’t take long for the skipper to establish himself as one of the more consistently entertaining figures in the NFL.
McDaniel is a fairly quirky Football Guy defined by the dry and sarcastic sense of humor he not only uses to motivate Tua Tagovailoa but routinely deploys in an attempt to entertain himself and the masses while speaking with the media.
The 40-year-old has never really been shy about sharing his thoughts on a wide variety of matters, and he once again showed off his comedic chops while discussing the impending sale of the Washington Commanders on Monday.
While it’s unclear when that seemingly inevitable transaction will be finalized, it appears Dan Snyder has finally accepted the fact that he’s outstayed his welcome as the infamous owner gears up to give up control of the team he purchased for $800 million in 1999.
Snyder’s tenure has been defined by a string of high-profile scandals and controversies, and the widely-reviled billionaire has been routinely accused of showing blatant disdain for Commanders fans, players, and employees thanks in no small part to his unwillingness to use the boatloads of money he has at his disposal to invest in the team.
Earlier this year, the Commanders were ranked dead last in a survey the NFLPA conducted thanks to the “F” they received for the quality of their facilities, travel accommodations, and the treatment of players’ families.
McDaniel is likely all too aware of some of those issues based on the time he spent coaching the Commanders in various capacities between 2011 and 2014.
He seized on the opportunity to air one particular grievance while reacting to speculation the franchise could sell for upwards of $6 billion while bemoaning the lack of free coffee he had access to while in Washington.
Mike McDaniel on Dan Snyder selling the Commanders lol 😂 pic.twitter.com/l6UmNFmxtn
— CROCKPOT🤴🏾 (@eric_crocker) March 27, 2023