Although it may have been hard for fans to imagine Dan Snyder ever changing 3 years ago, he has by stepping aside and allowing Mike Shanahan to run the Redskins, and now has Washington heading for a renaissance, all the while pointing and laughing at stubborn Jerry Jones in Dallas.
The controversy over the name of our area’s NFL team has been a hot topic this year. Seemingly everyone has weighed in on the topic in recent months.
Days after members of Congress applied pressure to the NFL to change the name Redskins, the retired Chief of a sizable Virginia-based Native American tribe has come out in support of the nickname, saying opposition is the result of political correctness run amok, and he’d actually be offended if it was changed.
Ten members of Congress are urging the Washington Redskins to change their name because it is offensive to many Native Americans.
Nearly one week removed from Dan Snyder silencing opposition to the Redskins name, chiefs of three Native American tribes in Virginia have fallen in lockstep with the team’s owner, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Here’s another measuring stick for the popularity of Robert Griffin III. It took him only a few minutes to raise $33,000 for the American Cancer Society.
Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder and head coach Mike Shanahan were snapped courtside at the Phoenix Suns game Monday night.
Tens of thousands are expected to make the trek to Ashburn Saturday for the Washington Redskins annual Fan Appreciation Day, where they’ll watch the team practice, take pictures and receive autographs to their hearts’ content. Along with that comes traffic, extreme heat, and screaming children. Just save yourself the trouble. Go another day.
In honor of the Redskins 80th anniversary as a franchise, owner Dan Snyder has decided to add 10 names to the list 70 Greatest Redskins, but you wouldn’t want to overlook anyone. Here’s a list of who cannot be left off the list of the great 80.
Robert Griffin III was in town this week . . . I love this guy.