Report: New Washington name could happen before 2020 season

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After saying in the past that he’d “never” change the name of is team, it appears Dan Snyder’s new time frame is far more urgent.

According to the Washington Post, the changing of Washington’s nickname now appears imminent, and could happen before the start of the 2020 season.

One person with knowledge of the situation told the Post: “It’s not a matter of if the name changes but when.”

A source also said the change could “potentially” happen before the team opens the regular season, with another source saying “it’s trending that way.”

That would be a rush job in terms of equipping a team in advance of the Sept. 13 opener, which lends credence to the numerous statements that refer to “weeks” of discussions between the league and Snyder.

37 responses to “Report: New Washington name could happen before 2020 season

  1. I love how this is accelerating. A lot of people were commenting that there was no way this would ever happen. Well, it’s happening.

  2. If anyone ever doubted that money talks, just look at the entire thing. $640M and a new stadium have a way of changing your mind.

  3. formerfan says:
    July 3, 2020 at 1:20 pm

    “I loathe almost everything happening in America today ..”

    Why are you still here, “former” fan? Weren’t you going to boycott the league when the players started to kneel and the Washington team changed its name?

    Here’s a clue: We are all laughing at you, and people like you, and when the name changes, we will be toasting your irrelevance.

    I loathe you.

  4. how about the Braves. Indians, Chiefs etc ….

    When is the change coming for them ?

  5. leeeeroyjenkins says:
    July 3, 2020 at 1:21 pm
    The Non-regional Non-binary Human Beings.

    That should take care of it.
    ——————-
    Not good enough for the cancel culture.
    They’re never satisfied.

  6. What started out as a very good concern has turned into a grab bag of who can get there name in the headlines. What about The chiefs hatchet chop and the Atlanta Braves chop, that is just as offensive see there I wanted my name in headlines.

  7. skinsprinting says:
    July 3, 2020 at 1:34 pm
    how about the Braves. Indians, Chiefs etc ….When is the change coming for them ?

    Sooner rather than later is my guess.

  8. When things don’t go your way, just keep complaining til all your dreams come true

  9. How about changing them to THE MEMPHIS Grizzly’s/GATERS, Or the St. Louis Steamers, or the San Antomo ALAMO’s?

  10. The Washington Tribe, and keep the Native American image on the helmet. That is true to both Native American culture and what the team’s fans would like anyway.

  11. skinsprinting says:
    July 3, 2020 at 1:34 pm
    how about the Braves. Indians, Chiefs etc ….When is the change coming for them ?

    Sooner rather than later is my guess

    ———

    Those names aren’t slurs based on the color of an entire race’s skin.

  12. Washington Warriors. Keep the same helmet they used with the spearhead. Keep the same colours.

  13. SNYDER: “We will be conducting a thorough review of the team name.”

    WHITE LIBERALS: “What’s to review? Change it!”

    SNYDER: “Well, we are taking into account not only the proud tradition and history of the franchise but also input from our alumni, the organization, sponsors, the National Football League and the local community it is proud to represent on and off the field.’ We have to be sure our new name will not offend a single person, especially the white liberal.”

    WHITE LIBERALS: “How long will this take?”

    SNYDER: “A very very very long time.”

  14. therealtrenches says:
    July 3, 2020 at 1:58 pm
    skinsprinting says:
    July 3, 2020 at 1:34 pm
    how about the Braves. Indians, Chiefs etc ….When is the change coming for them ?

    Sooner rather than later is my guess

    ———

    Those names aren’t slurs based on the color of an entire race’s skin.

    ————

    If you think they aren’t on the list then you’re very naive. The Redskins are only the first domino.

  15. They can’t change the name this year. They agree on a name change, but it takes at least two years for the change to actually take place due to licensing.

  16. ChrisBenwaffles says:
    July 3, 2020 at 1:47 pm

    “When things don’t go your way, just keep complaining til all your dreams come true”

    Yeah, keep complaining, Chris. Apparently, you will spend the rest of your life complaining, because they’re not going to change the name BACK…

  17. erealtrenches says:
    July 3, 2020 at 1:58 pm
    skinsprinting says:
    July 3, 2020 at 1:34 pm
    how about the Braves. Indians, Chiefs etc ….When is the change coming for them ?

    Sooner rather than later is my guess

    ———

    Those names aren’t slurs based on the color of an entire race’s skin.
    ********************************************

    Can NOT Believe you Had to EXPLAIN THAT!!! SMDH The “PROBLEM OF PRIVILEGE” is FAR GREATER Than We Give it Credit for……….

  18. The U.S. is becoming too soft recently, there are way to many sensitive people that cry when they don’t get their way.

  19. makrizzo84 says:
    July 3, 2020 at 2:15 pm

    They can’t change the name this year. They agree on a name change, but it takes at least two years for the change to actually take place due to licensing.
    ————————————————————
    Hmmmm. It’s almost like maybe Nike knew something you didn’t.

  20. kinsprinting says:
    July 3, 2020 at 1:34 pm

    how about the Braves/////

    How is Braves derogatory to any race? It isn’t, stop deflecting here, Redskins is racist.

  21. I wish the news media would take a season off. That would cure about 95% of the worlds problems.

  22. LB Meredith says:
    “How about changing them to THE MEMPHIS Grizzly’s/GATERS, Or the St. Louis Steamers, or the San Antomo ALAMO’s?”

    San Antonio Aztecs

  23. Curious to hear some dismissive minimizers make claims that “Native Americans aren’t offended”. Of course, that’s phony.

    On the other hand, here’s an actual quote from someone who speaks for Native Americans”

    “Ray Halbritter, a Oneida Indian Nation representative and a leader of the Change the Mascot campaign, said “any real review will lead to the inevitable conclusion that the deeply offensive and racist name of Washington’s NFL team must go now.”

  24. Washington Cavaliers.
    Washington D.C. Slayers.
    Washington DC Current.

  25. ealtrenches says:
    July 3, 2020 at 1:58 pm
    skinsprinting says:
    July 3, 2020 at 1:34 pm
    how about the Braves. Indians, Chiefs etc ….When is the change coming for them ?

    Sooner rather than later is my guess

    ———

    Those names aren’t slurs based on the color of an entire race’s skin.

    ————

    If you think they aren’t on the list then you’re very naive. The Redskins are only the first domino.

    ———

    If the “woke mob” you’re crying about objected to those names, they’d be protesting in front of those stadiums, too.

    .
    But you seem to think they’re all powerful, but also taking this on a one-team-name-at-a-time basis. Now who’s being naive?

  26. This very site has reported on polls saying that most native Americans don’t have a problem with the name.

    Stop apologizing and stand up for yourself!

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