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.”
Ahead of a planned meeting between Roger Goodell and members of the Oneida Indian Nation, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder sat down with the NFL commissioner on Tuesday.
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.
Asked directly whether the Washington Redskins should change their name, Roger Goodell said the NFL needs to “make sure we’re doing what’s right.”
A petition recently launched is calling for Congress to revoke the National Football League’s tax exempt status forcing the league to pay billions from revenue in taxes.
Hosting the Super Bowl is a massive undertaking for a city, but NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell hasn’t ruled out Washington, D.C. as a potential landing spot for the big game at a later date, as he confirmed to Lavar & Dukes on 106.7 The Fan Wednesday.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told 106.7 The Fan’s Lavar and Dukes that the NFL needs to continue to listen to different points of view regarding the ‘Redskins’ nickname “if we are offending one person,” while emphasizing the importance of honoring tradition as well.
The Redskins and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell may have a lot of egg to wipe off their collective face, after trusting testimony from a Maryland resident who may have made false proclamations of being an “American Inuit chief,” seemingly having misrepresented his definition of ‘chief.’
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the Washington Redskins nickname is a “unifying force that stands for strength, courage, pride and respect.”