Found June 06, 2013 on Football Nation:
Every couple of years the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins team nickname boils to the surface for an extended debate then slowly slips back below the surface to hibernate for another season or two.Those arguments have been presented from both sides of the issue on Football Nation (Washington Redskins or Washington Redtails: What's In A Name? and Washington Redskins: Hail To The Redtails?) plus numerous other news and sports outlets. This edition of Dropping Back takes its inspiration from the name debate, not to remix those arguments inside a new blender but to bring back into the spotlight the man who, according to legend, 80 years ago inspired team founder George Preston Marshall to name his NFL franchise the Redskins.The Wayback Machine has been fueled and provisioned for a journey of many stops across the country to tell the tale of one of the most successful head coaches and colorful characters of his time, William Henry “Lone Star” Dietz.Lone Star the ManWil...
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