Archive for the ‘Washington Redskins’ Category

NFL rumors: Redskins’ Daniel Snyder will ‘retire’ Washington’s nickname on Monday

Monday, July 13th, 2020

It’s the end of the line for the Washington Redskins. Sports Business Journal’s Ben Fischer reports an announcement is coming Monday that team will “retire” its racist nickname. Fischer also reports a new nickname “will not be announced immediately because trademark issues are pending” and that the timeline for a new name is “unclear.

Reports: Washington Redskins to retire team name on Monday

Monday, July 13th, 2020

Ten days after announcing it was reviewing its nickname, the Washington Redskins will announce that they are retiring the "Redskins" name on Monday, according to Sports Business Journal and ESPN. The Redskins' review of their name came after mounting pressure for corporate sponsors, including FedEx, Pepsi, Bank of America and Nike. While a new name for the team has not yet been chosen, the transition is expected to occur soon.

Reports: Washington to retire Redskins name Monday

Sunday, July 12th, 2020

The Washington Redskins plan to announce Monday that they will retire their controversial team nickname, multiple outlets reported Sunday night. One source told Sports Business Journal that the team "felt it was important to remove any doubts as to the future of the name." Sunday night's story further backed Saturday reporting from Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio and Yahoo's Charles Robinson, who each talked about an "imminent" name change.

Washington Redskins will retire their team name, according to report, amid heightened discussions about race

Sunday, July 12th, 2020

The Washington Redskins will retire their team name, The Washington Post reported on Sunday. Sources told The Post that the NFL team plans to announce the changes on Monday, adding that the team is not expected to reveal its new name until a later date due to trademark issues. Discussions surrounding the team's controversial name and logo were reignited this month after sponsors threatened to distance themselves from the team.

Washington to retire Redskins name Monday: Reports

Sunday, July 12th, 2020

The Washington Redskins plan to announce Monday that they will retire their controversial team nickname, multiple outlets reported Sunday night. One source told Sports Business Journal that the team “felt it was important to remove any doubts as to the future of the name. The report indicated that a new nickname would not be immediately announced due to pending trademark issues.

Redskins Front Office Shakeup: Alex Santos and Richard Mann II reportedly fired

Sunday, July 12th, 2020

The Washington Redskins have reportedly fired two more members of their front office, after making major changes following a 3-13 season. Director of Pro Personnel Alex Santos and Assistant Director of Pro Personnel Richard Mann II were fired this weekend according to a report from the Athletic. During the front office upheaval earlier this year, there was a report that Santos had been fired, but he was retained until this weekend.

Jonathan Allen sends Washington Twitter into frenzy with ‘HTTR’ tweet – NBC4 Washington

Sunday, July 12th, 2020

With the Washington football team's seemingly imminent name change, one that could be coming in the next few days, anticipation for the new name is at an all-time high. So when defensive tackle Jonathan Allen randomly sent a tweet saying simply "httr," it sent Washington Twitter into a bit of a frenzy. Given "HTTR" has an original meaning of "Hail to the Redskins," as it's said several times in the team's fight song, fans began to speculate whether the team's new name will begin with an "R" as w...

Warriors, Redtails or Redwolves? Favorites emerge as Redskins transform at rapid pace

Sunday, July 12th, 2020

Warriors, Redtails or Redwolves? Favorites emerge as Redskins transform at rapid pace

Chad Johnson – aka Ochocinco – delivers Madden NFL 21 rating to Bengals rookie Tee Higgins

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

What better person for Cincinnati Bengals rookie receiver Tee Higgins - the team's second-round pick in April's 2020 NFL Draft - to learn his Madden NFL 21 rating from than the man who wore the same No. Higgins will wear for the same team - Chad Johnson: Higgins earned a rating of 71 overall. Last week, Joe Burrow, the No.

Wetzel family sad to see Washington Redskins’ logo changed

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

When Lance Wetzel attended a Washington Redskins game in 2018, he made sure to walk down to the field. As he looked at the midfield logo, he was reminded of his father. It was emotional,” Wetzel reminisced.