A big rejection came after the big win on ESPN Monday night.
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Directly after the Redskins upset the Dallas Cowboys, ESPN Deportes reporter John Sutcliffe tried to get an interview with winning quarterback Colt McCoy. He was met with one angry PR official.
The “no means no” team official was Tony Wyllie, Redskins senior vice president of communications. He eventually softened his stance.
@BrianMFloyd *30 minutes later* (via @srperezpolanco) pic.twitter.com/nBEe4PfTXw
— Ben Celestino (@bencelestino) October 28, 2014
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A lesson for all publicists and reporters: keep your bickering behind-the-scenes!