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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘washington redskins’

Dallas Cowboys: Will They Finish Strong Or Fail Yet Again?

The Dallas Cowboys may be poised for one of the most disappointing seasons in years. Not because they have played terrible all year and certainly not because the playoffs were only a laughable goal. No, by all accounts the Cowboys have really stepped up this season. The problem is that with their humiliating at home loss to rivals the Philadephia …

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Matthew McConaughey Wants The Redskins To Keep Name

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder does not want to change the team’s name despite pressure that many people feel that the name is racist and derogatory to Native Americans. Now, it looks like he has a supporter in Matthew McConaughey. The Academy Award winning actor recently sat down for an interview with GQ and talked about why he thinks the …

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Etsy Bans ‘Redskins’ Items From Its Marketplace

Even if you don’t follow football, it’s unlikely that you’ve not heard about the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins and its name and mascot. It’s been controversial for years, but the argument has picked up major steam in recent months. E-commerce marketplace Etsy just announced that it is no longer permitting sellers to list items with the name Redskins – …

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Mike Ditka on Redskins Name Controversy: ‘It’s So Much Horses**t It’s Incredible’

ESPN NFL analyst Mike Ditka has chimed in on the Washington Redskins name controversy. The legendary coach’s viewpoint isn’t exactly PC, and he could care less. In an interview with Mike Richman of the Redskins Historian website, he made it very clear that he believes the name should, under no circumstances, ever be changed. No matter who it might offend. …

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Colt McCoy to Face Former Team Monday Night

ESPN’s Monday Night Preseason Football game tonight will feature two teams historically not in the national limelight (at least not for the right reasons) – the Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Browns. However, recent acquisitions made by both teams have brought much needed intrigue to both squads. The Browns have found a renewed vigor through their drafting of Johnny Manziel, …

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Washington Redskins Lose Trademark Rights

In a move that will have white grandfathers in middle America riled up for days, the US Patent and Trademark Office has denied the Redskins federal trademark protections. This decision came after a hearing by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, called for by a group of Native Americans tired of seeing beefy, overpaid athletes and their fans sport uniforms …

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Jon Gruden Lends Support To Younger Brother And Washington Redskins Coach Jay Gruden

Jon Gruden has high praise for his younger brother, Jay Gruden. Last week Jon made a visit to his brother’s team, the Washington Redskins, while they practiced. He even made a speech. Was it a show of brotherly support and encouragement? Or was Jon longing for the glory days when he lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a Super Bowl …

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LaVar Arrington In Legal Trouble Over Self-Promotion

LaVar Arrington is in a bit of legal hot water after promoting himself as a “Redskin Great” on promotional flyers for a summer football camp he’s running. The former linebacker received a cease-and-desist letter from the Washington Redskins asking him to stop using the phrase on his flyers, which is ironic because it was the Washington Redskins who originally referred …

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DeSean Jackson Signs Deal With Washington Redskins

Just four days after his shocking release from the Philadelphia Eagles, DeSean Jackson signed a three-year deal with the Washington Redskins, the Eagles’ rival. Jackson is a three-time Pro Bowler and has averaged 17.2 yards per reception during career in six seasons. The veteran was released from the Eagles after reports surfaced that he was affiliated with a gang. “He’s …

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Redskins Name: Most People Still Support The Controversial Name And Want It To Stay

Despite the controversy that has surrounded the name of the Washington Redskins throughout the history of the franchise, it has been stated the most people would support keeping the name the way that it is. The name has received plenty of criticism over the years, but NFL commissioner Roger Goodell continues to insist that the name honors Native Americans, and …

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Bill Cowher: The Next Coach for the Redskins?

Many have speculated as to who will become the next head coach for the Washington Redskins. So, let the speculations begin! According to ESPN 980′s Chris Russell, there is one main candidate, and that candidate is Bill Cowher, who is currently an analyst for CBS’s The NFL Today. “There is mucho evidence to point to Bill Cowher being the leader …

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Black Monday Firings: Several NFL Coaches Lost Their Job Today

After unfavorable results at the end of the season, several NFL head coaches have been fired from their jobs. At the end of the season, some teams move on to the post-season, and others have the unfortunate task of having to think about next season. In an event that has become known as the black Monday firings, each of the …

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