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While the debate about the Washington football team’s nickname rages, team owner Dan Snyder took time out of his day Wednesday to pen a letter to Washington Redskins Nation on the team’s website explaining his beliefs about the name. Months after remarking that the Redskins will “NEVER” change its nickname, Snyder gave some insight to the history of the name. On the inaugural Redskins team, Snyder wrote, four players and the head coach were Native Americans, which makes the name a “badge of honor.” “‘Washington Redskins’ is more than a name we have called our football team for over eight decades,” he wrote. “It is a symbol of everything we stand for: strength, courage, pride, and respect.” Snyder went on to cite a two polls, the results of which were that some Native Americans don’t find the name racist, and some people believe that the name shouldn’t be changed. “I respect the opinions of those who disagree. I want them to know that I do hear them, and I will continue to listen

Dan Snyder writes a letter to season ticket holders in defense of Redskins name

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder wrote a letter to his season ticket holders to defend the name of his organization. You can read the entire original two page letter here. Snyder threw out some statistics in order to back up his opinion that people aren’t offended by the name. I find it funny that Snyder expects us to believe the stats he puts out when he attempted to have...

Redskins Name Controversy: an Easy Solution

WHY DAN SNYDER WILL EVENTUALLY KNUCKLE UNDERSo, there's this football team called 'The Redskins.'While self-proclaimed guardians of demonym sensitivity stack the deck with race cards, Dan Snyder has gone the Lyndon Johnson route, proclaiming himself champion of the silent majority who are just fine, thank you very much, with having a football team called the "Redskins...

Some Alt Redskins Logos To Go With Some Alt Redskins Names

Dan Snyder trademarked the name “Warriors” in 2000 and has squatted on the name ever since. Now, thanks to design firm 99 Designs, here’s what the Washington Warriors could look like: I don’t know why the mil-bro is so damn, well, red-faced, but he does look pretty bad-ass. As does this paler version, so long as you steer clear of the gold helmet: Click through to FTW for...

Letter From Dan Snyder to Redskins Nation Addressing Team Name

To Everyone in our Washington Redskins Nation: As loyal fans, you deserve to know that everyone in the Washington Redskins organization – our players, coaches and staff – are truly privileged to represent this team and everything it stands for. We are relentlessly committed to our fans and to the sustained long-term success of this [...]

Redskins’ owner Dan Snyder defends team’s name in a letter to fans

Ashburn, Va. — Washington Redskins Owner, Dan Snyder, wrote a letter to the franchise’s fans on Wednesday, giving …

Redskins owner Dan Snyder issues letter to fans

Redskins owner Dan Snyder wrote a letter to the season ticket holders saying that the name “Washington Redskins” will never change (courtesy of Forbes) It seriously seems like this “Name Changing” saga is never-ending, but only just getting started. It was reported yesterday that the NFL is planning to meet with representatives of the Oneida Indian tribe regarding the rigorous...

Dan Snyder Penned A Letter To Washington Humanskins Fans

To Everyone in our Washington Redskins Nation:It used to be a whole nation of redskins, but let’s not let history get in the way.As loyal fans, you deserve to know that everyone in the Washington Redskins organization – our players, coaches and staff – are truly privileged to represent this team and everything it stands for.Bad parking, a muddy field and my arrogance. Oh yeah...

Snyder discusses 'Redskins' dispute

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder says he hopes those offended by the team's nickname will ''try to respect what the name means'' to the team, its fans and some Native Americans.

Dan Snyder's message to Redskins fans about the name we love

Washington Redskins team owner Daniel Snyder email fans his comments about the team name. Redskins Hog Heaven received the letter and we post it in its entirety. Hail to US! _________________________ October 9, 2013 To Everyone in our Washington Redskins Nation: As loyal fans, you deserve to know that everyone in the Washington Redskins organization – our players...

Redskins Owner Addresses Name Change Issue In Letter To Fans

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder penned a letter to season-ticket holders on October 9th, and in it he touched on the touchy subject of the possibility of a name change for his NFL team. You can read the letter in its entirety below courtesy of the Washington Post. Long story short, it doesn’t look like a name change is in the cards anytime soon.   To Everyone in our Washington...

Olivia Wilde thinks Redskins changed their name

Presumably on a break from telling American’s to get health care coverage, actress Olivia Wilde took to twitter to congratulate the Washington Redskins on their name change. No idea what Wilde is talking about? Neither do we. There has been a lot of debate about the Redskins name lately. Some see it as being racially charged but thus far team owner Daniel Snyder has been unrelenting...

Actress Olivia Wilde thinks Redskins have already changed name

Olivia Wilde is a well known actress from the hit television show “House.” Apparently she is also a huge Redskins fan. Unfortunately, she is a bit off on her news on the whole Redskins derogatory name change subject. She went to twitter to say:   Glad to hear my hometown DC has now decided to change the name of their football team, after I spent my childhood cheering a racial...

Mayor Kasim Reed doesn’t support changing name of the Atlanta Braves

With all the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins and their offensive name — check out this letter from owner Dan Snyder if you’re in the mood to feel sick and/or lose faith in humanity – it was only a matter of time before attention was turned to teams in other sports. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed was recently asked about his feelings regarding the Atlanta Braves to...

Why the Washington Redskins Should Change Their Name

The Redskins have even gotten President Obama's attention when it comes to their name change.Although most Redskins fans are against the name-change, here are some reasons why it might be a good thing: 1. Nothing to lose: This team has not been to a Super Bowl in over 20 years. Karma or just plain turning the page on futility might change their luck around.What was once a good...

Howard Stern on the Redskins’ Name: ‘Just Change the F*cking Name’

I have been listening to Stern for 18 plus years, so this comes as no surprise (I actually heard it live).  Stern will always give his opinion no matter how controversial it is.  I think in this case, he has the same thoughts on the whole Redskins’ name as everyone else.  See his quotes below: “It’s so offensive. And that logo is that big Redskin. It’s like you had the...
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