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The Washington Post polled 1,106 D.C.-area residents about the Washington football team’s nickname, and the big takeaways are “61 percent [of Washingtonians] say they like the team’s name” and “among those who want to keep the Redskins’ name, 56 percent say they feel the word ‘redskin’ is inappropriate.”
That first result is predictable, and the second is pure comedy, though Chris Chase explains it away as pure apathy. (“This isn’t a big deal to most people.” Fair enough.)
Another common-sense result was “around 8 in 10 Redskins fans and non-fans alike say changing the name would not affect their support for the team.” That sounds about right, but the flip side is:
“Among avid sports fans who have strongly favorable impressions of the Redskins, 15 percent say they would be less of a fan of the team if it were to change its name.”
Really?! These people would “be less of a fan” if the Redskins became the Skins (short for Pigskins) or the Warriors or the Hogs or whatever. Thes
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Rich Tandler of CSN Washington believes the Redskins may elect to move forward with just Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins as the only quarterbacks on their 2013 roster.
As of now, Washington is still carrying Rex Grossman as their third-string quarterback, but as Tandler points out, Mike Shanahan discussed the advantages of carrying four tight ends on their roster.
Oh Dan Snyder, you just won’t learn will you.
The Washington Redskins owner, who has been defiant in his defense of the purportedly offensive team name, tried to pull the wool over everyone’s eyes by employing the services of a real life Indian chief, to put a halt to the criticism the organization has been getting.
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Rex Grossman has been a good quarterback during his time in the NFL. He has also been a pretty bad one too. Lucky for him he has been streaky in a good sense enough to warrant teams keeping him around. However, he will be 33 before the '13 season starts, and didn't play a lick last season.
Could his time be close to done in the NFL?
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Wale made an appearance at Hot97′s studio in New York this week to promote his new album and ended up revealing that he’ll be performing at Robert Griffin III’s upcoming wedding. The Washington DC rapper got a surprise call-in from RG3 while on the show, as well.
You can check out the appearance below. RG3′s call-in is around the 3:00 mark.