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A letter signed by more than 100 Native American, religious and civil rights organizations describes "redskin" as a "government-defined racial slur" that has been used to disparage American Indians "throughout history." (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

School Working with Vikings to Keep Redskins Name Out of Stadium

The University of Minnesota says it’s working with the Minnesota Vikings to keep the Washington Redskins’ name from being used when the two teams play on campus in November.


NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: (L-R) Kathaleen O'Connor and Eric Mabe from Middletown, New York show support for the New York Giants during the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 25, 2013 in New York City.

Top 5 Goofiest NFL Draft Moments

Will anything weird happen at the NFL Draft? Probably. But until then, here are our five favorite goofy NFL Draft moments.


Robert Griffin III is sacked by Kevin Williams of the Minnesota Vikings during the third quarter of the game on November 7, 2013 in Minneapolis. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Redskins 2014 Schedule Coming Into Focus

With just one game left to play in 2013, the Washington Redskins 2014 schedule is coming into focus.


Washington Redskins v Minnesota Vikings

‘Remember Minnesota’ the Next Time You Feel Optimistic About the Redskins

Danny Rouhier, who typically errs on the side of pessimism when it comes to the Redskins, rudely reminded everyone why, in this minute-long depression-fueled tirade on why it sucks to be a Redskins fan.


Redskins running back Alfred Morris is tackled by Andrew Sendejo and Chad Greenway of the Minnesota Vikings during the first quarter of the game on Nov. 7, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minn. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Loss to Vikings Proves Redskins Aren’t Playoff Team

Before Thursday night, the last time Washington had lost at Minnesota was a 41-7 whipping by the unbeaten Vikings in 1998 that dropped the Redskins to 0-7 and prompted receiver Leslie Shepherd to proclaim that they were at “rock bottom.”


Kevin Williams sacks Robert Griffin III during the third quarter. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Redskins Meltdown In Minnesota, Lose 34-27

After the Redskins built a 27-14 early in the second half, the Vikings would score the final 20 points of the game and finally walked off their home field a winner.


Mistral Raymond of the Minnesota Vikings tackles Pierre Garcon. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Redskins vs. Vikings: Live Game Blog

The Redskins (3-5) are hoping to post back-to-back wins for the first time this season while the Vikings (1-7) are hoping to snap a four-game losing streak.


Fred Davis (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Fred Davis Inactive vs. Vikings, Will Miss $500K Bonus

The Washington Redskins have placed Fred Davis on the inactive list for the fourth game in a row. The decision comes as no surprise, but it will prove costly for the veteran tight end.


Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings is tackled by the Washington Redskins defense during the game against the Minnesota Vikings at FedExField on October 14, 2012 in Landover, Maryland. The Redskins defeated the Vikings 38-26. (Credit: Larry French/Getty Images)

Redskins Historically Dominate the Most Dominant Back of Our Time

Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson has surpassed season and career milestones only matched by some of the all-time great running backs in the game, and yet, the Redskins have repeatedly shut him down every time they’ve faced, no matter what kind of roll he’s been on entering the game.


Adrian Peterson (credit: Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

Report: Adrian Peterson’s Son Dies; They Met for 1st Time in Hospital

Adrian Peterson had just met his two-year-old son – who died Friday of injuries suffered in an alleged child abuse case – for the first time, upon rushing to the hospital to be by his side.