Washington NFL Team To Retire Name Monday: Report

Written by on July 12, 2020

The Washington NFL group will formally abandon the present identify, Monday, Ben Fischer of Sports activities Enterprise Every day reviews.

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After insurmountable backlash from followers, sponsors, and extra, the group will lastly change its identify; nevertheless, a brand new identify is not going to be introduced Monday as a consequence of trademark points. The group will transfer to announce its new identify as quickly as attainable to proceed promoting merchandise. Nike has eliminated all “Redskins” merchandise from their web site.

Snyder introduced on July three that the group will “bear a radical overview of the group’s identify.” Prior to now, he is has been adamant about sustaining the group’s present identify. 

“We are going to by no means change the identify of the group,” Synder mentioned in 2013. “As a lifelong Redskins fan, and I feel that the Redskins followers perceive the good custom and what it is all about and what it means, so we really feel fairly lucky to be simply engaged on subsequent season.

“We’ll by no means change the identify. It is that straightforward. NEVER—you should use caps.”

Snyder reportedly prefers the identify “Warriors,” which he additionally used for the Enviornment Soccer League. Quarterback Dwayne Haskins has come out in assist of “Redtails,” a reputation that might honor the Tuskegee Airmen.

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