Let’s project all our dumb politics on this one NFL game

After weeks of wondering when the 49ers would finally pull the plug on the great Blaine Gabbert revival project, all it took was an even more team-friendly contract restructuring on a contract that was already very team-friendly to get Colin Kaepernick back in the starting quarterback role he had already held over four seasons and one Super Bowl run.  Since he began his anthem...
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Steve Spurrier didn’t think Dan Snyder would be the GM when took Redskins job

Steve Spurrier is writing a book. And for anyone that has followed Spurrier’s coaching career, it’s no surprise that there are plenty of good anecdotes from the Old Ball Coach. Spurrier recently discussed his new book in an interview with the New York Times. The now-retired football coach discussed his short tenure with the Washington Redskins at length in both the book and...
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August 30, 2016  |  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...
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June 28, 2016  |  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

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

Donald Trump: Redskins should keep team name

There has been much debate both within the NFL and in the political world as to whether or not the Washington Redskins should change their team name, but the topic simply hasn't come up much yet in the 2016 election cycle. That is until Monday, when the Donald took on the hot-button issue and made his feelings on the name known. The New York Times reported Monday that Republican...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: RG3 destroyed by Lions in preseason game

By Larry Brown Robert Griffin III may fancy himself the best quarterback in the NFL, but he sure as heck didn’t look like it on Thursday night while constantly peeling himself off the turf at FedEx Field. Griffin looked gun shy as he was consistently battered by the Detroit Lions in Washington’s second preseason game. He was hit six times on eight dropbacks, sacked three...
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August 20, 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...
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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...
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December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

What we REALLY think about Daniel Snyder

Hog Heaven is a long-time Daniel Snyder critic. You know this if you are a regular reader. (Thank you for that.) Our comments are not Snyder hate. We like that he grew up a Redskins fan. We do not have an out of town owner who is a threat to move the team, or who will bend with every PC breeze. Snyder and his partners bought an NFL franchise for $800 million that today is worth ...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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