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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Articles tagged: Washington Redskins

Decision to start RG3 reportedly came from owner, GM

The decision to start Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings came from Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder and GM Bruce Allen, according to a report. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that many members of the team believe Snyder and Allen made the call to have RG3 start over Colt McCoy, who led the…Read More

Former Redskins QB Jay Schroeder has dumbest comment about team name

There are so many people out there who would be much better off keeping their opinion about the Washington Redskins’ team name to themselves. Former Redskins quarterback Jay Schroeder is near or at the top of that list. Schroeder, who played in the nation’s capital from 1985-1987, recently expressed frustration with the controversy surrounding the…Read More

‘South Park’ gets in on Redskins name debate with commercial (Video)

Those of you who watched Sunday’s game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins may have seen a funny one-minute “South Park” commercial air during the fourth quarter. The ad spot, which promoted the show’s upcoming 18th season, poked fun at the Redskins name debate. In typical “South Park” fashion, the geniuses behind the…Read More

NY Daily News will no longer use Redskins nickname or logo

The New York Daily News announced on Thursday that it will no longer be using the Washington Redskins team logo or nickname in its print and online publications. “Enormously popular and deeply ingrained in sporting culture, the Redskins name is a throwback to a vanished era of perniciously casual racial attitudes,” the Daily News said…Read More

Mike Carey avoided refereeing Redskins games because of team name

The Washington Redskins team name debate may have emerged as a hot topic over the last year, but there are plenty of people who have had a problem with the racist undertones associated with the nickname for years. Former NFL referee Mike Carey is one of them. Carey, who recently retired after 19 seasons as…Read More

Mike Ditka bashes liberals, thinks Redskins name debate is stupid

Mike Ditka is as old school as they come, so it’s probably no surprise that he believes the Washington Redskins should keep their nickname. But what is surprising is how strongly he feels about the subject and why. Ditka did an interview with Redskins Historian Mike Richman this month and his comments received publicity after…Read More

Tony Dungy, Phil Simms will try not to use word ‘Redskins’

Most major television networks have left it up to their television personalities on whether they want to use the term “Redskins” this season or not. With increasing pressure from politicians and other influential groups, the Washington Redskins seem destined to change their nickname at some point. The process might be accelerated if people just stop…Read More

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