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Redskins May Be Willing to Franchise Tag Cousins Again, Then Let Him Walk

WASHINGTON — So, we need to talk about Kirk Cousins. The latest non-development in the Redskins quarterback’s fight for a long-term deal concluded with the Redskins declining to give him a long-term deal before last Friday’s deadline to do so. This has brought about some compelling revelations which, perhaps, provide us a glimpse into how general manager Scot McCloughan, or...
Via CBS DC
8 days ago  |  Discuss

John Riggins hired by Redskins radio network, flagship despite ripping owner Dan Snyder

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder apparently has no hard feelings toward one of the franchise’s most famous — and famously outspoken — players. Former Redskins running back John Riggins, who has been publicly critical of team ownership in recent years, is taking a prominent role with Snyder’s Red Zebra Broadcasting on both the Redskins Radio Network and flagship station...
Via Awful Announcing
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins' Dan Snyder, Jay Gruden take pic with Axl Rose

Guns N’ Roses continued the band’s comeback tour Sunday night at FedEx Field, which afforded some VIP treatment for a few members of the NFL team that calls the stadium home. Among the pre-concert “festivities” Guns ‘N Roses rontman Axl Rose had to endure was a photo-op with Redskins owner Daniel Snyder and wife Tanya, general manager Scot McCloughan and head coach...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Guns N’ Roses N’ Redskins: Daniel Snyder meets Axl Rose

The Guns N’ Roses “Not in This Lifetime” tour rolled into Landover on Sunday and rocked out with the FedEx Field crowd for more than two hours. Sometime during the night, Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose posed for a photo with Redskins owner Daniel Snyder and his wife, Tanya, as well as General Manager Scot […]
Via DC Sports Blog
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins ‘gratified’ by poll indicating Native American support for team name

Dan Snyder and the Washington Redskins issued a statement in which the organization expressed gratitude over the results of a recent poll that showed “overwhelming support” from Native Americans for the team’s controversial name. The results of the poll, conducted by The Washington Post, reveals that nine in 10 Native Americans don’t find the Redskins name offensive. ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan: Dan Snyder went above my head influencing RG3

Former Washington head coach Mike Shanahan believes Redskins owner Dan Snyder constantly interfered with former quarterback Robert Griffin III, to the point where Shanahan felt undermined. In a feature by Jason Reid of the Undefeated, Shanahan said in a team meeting, Griffin told the coaching staff he wasn’t going to use some of the playbook, as he wanted to become less mobile...
Via The Comeback
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

John Oliver rips 'Skins, Dan Snyder over trademark defense

If you missed the Washington Redskins’ defense for keeping their trademark, then John Oliver has you covered. Just to catch you up, the team’s trademark was cancelled in July in federal court on the grounds that it was disparaging to Native Americans. Washington then filed a hilariously vulgar defense of the name on Oct. 30. Their defense was one of Oliver’s targets on his...
Via NESN.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins urged by major group to change team name

By Alex Hoegler The Washington Redskins team name controversy will be something that never ends unless owner Dan Snyder decides to quit being selfish and ruthless, and to give up and change the name so that everyone is happy. Many people have lobbied for the name change, and the mayor of Washington doesn’t even support the name. Still, Snyder has shown no intention of changing...
Via cover32
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

FCC declares that 'Redskins' is not obscene

In the latest saga involving the controversial Washington Redskins name, the Federal Communication Commission has declared the term “Redskins” is not obscene, according to Maya Rhodan of Time. Professor John Banzhaf of George Washington University submitted a petition for the FCC to refuse a license renewal to WWXX-FM,  a Virginia-based sports radio station, based on its repeating...
Via Awful Announcing
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

FCC Chairman: Washington nickname 'inappropriate today'

This could very well end up being the nail in the coffin for the Washington Redskins as we know it. The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) is now considering banning the Redskins name and whether to punish broadcasters who use the term. Reuters is reporting that the FCC received a petition on behalf of a legal activist to take actions in guaranteeing that the team name is no...
Via Sportsnaut
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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