How we got here: an interactive timeline of Snyder woes

As the Commanders confirmed recently that Dan and Tanya Snyder have hired representation to explore a potential sale, social media is lit up with conversation - most expressing relief and optimism over what could happen.

Many also begin to recall all of the woes that Dan Snyder and the team have encountered dating back to his purchase of the team in 1999 and leading up to the potential sale and DC's lawsuit against the team, Snyder, the NFL and its commissioner Roger Goodell

Below is an interactive timeline, complete with links in most cases to related stories, detailing some of the key events. It doesn't have everything - but some of the major ones. 

Click here to open in another window if it doesn't appear below or if it's too small on your screen. 

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