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Redskins PR flack screams 'no means no' at ESPN reporter while hustling QB off the field

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By RYAN GORMAN

The Washington Redskins rough season took a strange turn when a team employee rushed a player off the field and away from a reporter shortly after a stunning win on Monday night.

Quarterback Colt McCoy was swamped by reporters after leading Washington to a comeback win over the vaunted Cowboys, in Dallas, on ESPN's "Monday Night Football," but team officials had other ideas.

Footage posted online shows senior vice president of communications Tony Wylie shouting at an ESPN Deportes reporter John Sutcliffe on the field while pushing McCoy away.

"No, no, no, we gotta go, guys, we gotta go," said Wylie.

Sutcliffe pursued McCoy, but Wylie fired back "no means no!"

The game was broadcast globally on ESPN.

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Redskins PR flack screams 'no means no' at ESPN reporter while hustling QB off the field
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys is sacked by Keenan Robinson #52 of the Washington Redskins during the second half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys is sacked by Keenan Robinson #52 of the Washington Redskins during the second half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys is sacked by Keenan Robinson #52 of the Washington Redskins during the second half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys is sacked by Keenan Robinson #52 of the Washington Redskins during the second half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys is attended to by team personnel after being sacked by Keenan Robinson #52 of the Washington Redskins during the second half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Head coach Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys and team personnel attend to Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys after he was sacked by Keenan Robinson #52 of the Washington Redskins during the second half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Head coach Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys and team personnel attend to Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys after he was sacked by Keenan Robinson #52 of the Washington Redskins during the second half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Head coach Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys and team personnel attend to Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys after he was sacked by Keenan Robinson #52 of the Washington Redskins during the second half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys is attended to by team personnel after being sacked by Keenan Robinson #52 of the Washington Redskins during the second half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys is attended to by team personnel after being sacked by Keenan Robinson #52 of the Washington Redskins during the second half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys is helped from the field by team personnel as head coach Jason Garrett watches during the second half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys is escorted from the field after being sacked by Keenan Robinson #52 of the Washington Redskins during the second half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys leaves the field for the dressing room after being sacked by Keenan Robinson #52 of the Washington Redskins during the second half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Colt McCoy #16 of the Washington Redskins scrambles out of the pocket against George Selvie #99 of the Dallas Cowboys in the second quarter at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER Colt McCoy #16 of the Washington Redskins throws against the Dallas Cowboys in the second quarter at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER Colt McCoy #16 of the Washington Redskins throws against the Dallas Cowboys in the second quarter at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: DeMarco Murray #29 of the Dallas Cowboys runs the ball against the Washington Redskins in the second quarter at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: DeMarco Murray #29 of the Dallas Cowboys runs the ball against the Washington Redskins in the second quarter at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Ryan Kerrigan #91 of the Washington Redskins sacks Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys during the first half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Ryan Kerrigan #91 of the Washington Redskins sacks Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys during the first half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) throws to tight end Jason Witten on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Max Faulkner/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT via Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys is tackled by Ryan Clark #25 of the Washington Redskins during the first half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys is tackled by Ryan Clark #25 of the Washington Redskins during the first half at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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Within minutes of the exchange, #NoMeansNo was trending worldwide on Twitter.

Speculation ran rampant about where McCoy was in such a hurry to be until Wylie spoke Tuesday morning to TMZ.

"We wanted to get Colt in to hear coach's post-game speech," Wylie told the gossip site. "I wasn't denying access. I wanted Colt to hear coach talk. I felt we needed to get him inside."

McCoy did eventually do the ESPN Deportes interview, Wylie further explained.

The backup quarterback was eager to speak with anyone willing to listen after the thrilling overtime win in front of his parents, who were in attendance.

His turn in the spotlight might soon come to an end, star quarterback Robert Griffin III is said to be close to returning to the field.

But McCoy will always have that victory, and the controversy afterwards, to remember.

McCoy Leads the Redskins Past the Cowboys in Overtime

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