A U.S. senator threatened the NFL with legislation over Washington’s name, a letter was dispatched to the other 31 team owners, and the issue was linked to the league’s others recent troubles Tuesday as the anti-“Redskins” movement took its cause to Capitol Hill.
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne was a hunted man. Everywhere he turned on Sunday afternoon there was a Redskins player waiting for him.
Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins has his opportunity now.
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III hobbled onto the stage on crutches, a smile plastered on his face.
Either the Jacksonville Jaguars or the Washington Redskins will be 0-2.
Either the Washington Redskins or the Jacksonville Jaguars will be 0-2.
One would think that play-actions, rollouts and bootlegs would be the perfect play-calls for Robert Griffin III in the Washington Redskins’ new offense, especially given the strength of the running game.
The end result was a loss. No excuse can sugarcoat that for the Redskins.
Redskins linebacker Adam Hayward was not part of last year’s special teams disaster in Washington, but he feels the sting just the same.
A small group of people are protesting the name of the Washington Redksins outside the stadium before the team’s game against Houston.