Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan did not deny a report that he was ready to quit after the 2012 season.
Mike Shanahan had cleaned out his office and was ready to leave the Washington Redskins at the conclusion of the 2012 season according to an ESPN report.
Roger Goodell’s statement makes it seem that the Redskins’ name will soon be a relic and Dan Snyder’s letter to season ticket holders was way more conciliatory than his ‘NEVER’ comment.
The Redskins’ devastating 34-27 loss to the Vikings drops them to 3-6 on the season, and brings the future of Mike Shanahan with the team into very reasonable question. WaPo’s Mike Jones said Dan Snyder was “seething” as he exited the stadium following the massive letdown.
Redskins owner Dan Snyder maintained he still has no plans to change the team’s name in a meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, according to the Washington Post.
Comcast SportsNet’s Chick Hernandez, who along with Tarik El-Bashir first reported Roger Goodell would be meeting with Dan Snyder over the Redskins team name, reported live from outside that meeting on Tuesday, saying, “I gotta feel that this is gonna change at some point.”
TMZ is reporting a neighbor with close ties to Redskins owner Dan Snyder has registered the name Washington Bravehearts to use for “Entertainment in the nature of football games.”
PETA has a suggestion for the Washington Redskins: No need to change the name, just change the logo.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he believes Washington owner Daniel Snyder is ‘way down the road’ in consideration of whether the team should change its nickname.
As the ongoing debate over the Redskins’ team name continues – and opponents mount and vocalize their outrage over its perceived offensive nature – Eric “EB” Bickel of the Junkies efforts to bring a rational approach in defending name, Dan Snyder, and his rights as the owner.