The Loudoun County-based Washington NFL team that recently dropped its mascot and logo will go by the Washington Football Team for at least the 2020 season, giving the organization time to choose a new, full-time name.
Washington NFL owner Dan Snyder says he’s committed to improving the culture inside the team after allegations of sexual harassment, while the league will wait for a law firm’s review before taking action.
Owner Dan Snyder has hired a District of Columbia law firm to review the Washington NFL team’s culture, policies and allegations of workplace misconduct.
When the University of North Dakota moved on from being the Fighting Sioux like Washington’s NFL team is doing from Redskins, the new name could’ve been anything.
The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday that it will drop the “Redskins” name and Indian head logo immediately, bowing to decades of criticism that they are offensive to Native Americans.
The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted 6-3 Tuesday night to endorse a name change for the Ashburn-based Washington Redskins, with the board’s three Republicans opposing the measure.
With Jonathan Allen and Daron Payne anchoring the defensive line, and Adrian Peterson hardly looking like a 33-year-old, the Washington Redskins have established what sort of team they are. It’s quite a drastic shift from who they’ve been under coach Jay Gruden until now.
Following his prime-time benching and criticism from a former teammate, Josh Norman wanted to shut off his phone because the noise was getting so loud. Then, he silenced it all.
Alex Smith is not exactly playing like the perfect solution at quarterback for the Washington Redskins. The secondary is a mess. The team hardly seemed ready coming off a bye week and now faces the challenge of a short week.
Alex Smith looked like his old self. So did Adrian Peterson. When the 34-year-old Smith wasn’t carving up the Arizona defense, the 33-year-old Peterson was running through it.
Alex Smith doesn’t believe in assigned seats. As he tried to get to know his new Washington Redskins teammates, Smith sat in a different seat for each meeting.
Santana Moss was doing charity before he ever cashed his first NFL paycheck. Now retired after a 14-year career as an All-Pro wide receiver, the Loudoun resident is about to take his philanthropic game to the next level.
An ad in the newspaper eventually led to John Cowne earning a Super Bowl ring. Cowne, a teacher at C.S. Monroe Technology Center and an offensive line coach for Woodgrove High School, learned March 23 that he would be fitted for a Super Bowl ring for his stint with the 1987 Washington Redskins.