Found June 16, 2013 on NFL Draft Zone:
Daniel Snyder really shook up the room when he made the following comments about changing the name Redskins: “We will never change the name of the team,” the Washington Redskins owner told USA Today this week. “As a lifelong Redskins fan, and I think that the Redskins fans understand the great tradition and what it’s all about and what it means, so we feel pretty fortunate to be just working on next season.” Snyder was asked if he would reconsider his stance if his team loses an ongoing federal trademark lawsuit. “We’ll never change the name,” he said. “It’s that simple. NEVER — you can use caps.” Do you think Daniel Snyder could be eventually forced by the government to change their name? I spoke with an attorney yesterday about the situation and asked him if he felt that the name would be changed and he replied: “Being that it is a Federal Trademark and purchased through the USPTO it will be very hard to beat the Redakins since they own the rights. The only way the name could be removed, is if Congress passed a law or something saying it is a derogatory word.” I the asked him could they do it? His response was simple “They can do anything they want to!” I want to know what you think football fans? Should the government get involved? Or will this just pass over?
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  • How about worrying about the countries debt instead.

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