Which NFL teams will start talking relocation now?

It’s an NFL tradition. Team dissatisfied with its stadium/fan base/market/all of the above attempts to compel local government officials to buy it a shiny new venue using public funds by threatening to leave town.Plenty of teams have had success with that strategy. It’s a big reason why Mercedes-Benz Stadium is about to open in Atlanta, why U.S. Bank Stadium opened last year...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Washington GM McCloughan was 'feeling the hate' from team prez Bruce Allen

The Washington Redskins recently parted ways with general manager Scot McCloughan. But the embattled executive may have sensed a change was coming as he felt the relationship between him and team president Bruce Allen was about to boil over.Former NFL player Michael Robinson, who was once signed by McCloughan in Seattle, revealed in a local sports talk radio interview that his former...
Via The Comeback
March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Redskins owner Dan Snyder submits proposal to opt out of ‘garish’ Color Rush uniforms

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder apparently finds his team’s “Color Rush” uniform scheme to be offensive, so he’s submitted a proposal to opt out. Washington has submitted a proposal to be voted on during the 2017 owners meeting next week that would allow teams to opt out of wearing these uniforms on Thursday Night Football. Here’s a glimpse of the uniform the owner...
Via Sportsnaut
March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Top GM candidates not interested in Redskins job due to Daniel Snyder

The Washington Redskins remain in utter turmoil following a disappointing 2016 season. Just as free agency was getting going earlier this month, the team fired general manager Scot McCloughan amid leaks from the organization that his drinking had become a problem.That came around the same time that Pro Bowl quarterback Kirk Cousins was apparently telling anyone who would listen...
Via Sportsnaut
March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins insists he never demanded trade

For better or worse, Kirk Cousins still is a Washington Redskin. And it appears the quarterback is doing a little damage control.Cousins appeared on Adam Schefter’s “Know Them From Adam” podcast Tuesday to refute a report that he went to Redskins owner Dan Snyder to request a trade.“I did inquire if there was any interest in trading me to get an understanding of their perspective...
Via NESN.com
March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley apologizes for Scot McCloughan drinking speculation

The firestorm surrounding the absence and eventual firing of former Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan started in part because of speculation from former tight end turned radio host Chris Cooley.Three weeks ago, Cooley speculated that alcohol abuse could be a reason McCloughan was being kept from the media. The comments created something of a firestorm, and on Friday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 11, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dan Snyder awkwardly dances to ‘Jump Around’

When you are a billionaire, you can do anything and get away with it, right? Except maybe when it comes to dancing like a complete and utter bozo. Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder had reason to celebrate as his team beat the Green Bay Packers 42-24 during Sunday Night Football. But, that doesn’t necessarily excuse this horrendous dancing to House of Pain’s “Jump Around”...
Via The Comeback
November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Redskins ‘gratified’ by poll indicating Native American support for team name

Dan Snyder and the Washington Redskins issued a statement in which the organization expressed gratitude over the results of a recent poll that showed “overwhelming support” from Native Americans for the team’s controversial name. The results of the poll, conducted by The Washington Post, reveals that nine in 10 Native Americans don’t find the Redskins name offensive. ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

John Oliver rips 'Skins, Dan Snyder over trademark defense

If you missed the Washington Redskins’ defense for keeping their trademark, then John Oliver has you covered. Just to catch you up, the team’s trademark was cancelled in July in federal court on the grounds that it was disparaging to Native Americans. Washington then filed a hilariously vulgar defense of the name on Oct. 30. Their defense was one of Oliver’s targets on his...
Via NESN.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins urged by major group to change team name

By Alex Hoegler The Washington Redskins team name controversy will be something that never ends unless owner Dan Snyder decides to quit being selfish and ruthless, and to give up and change the name so that everyone is happy. Many people have lobbied for the name change, and the mayor of Washington doesn’t even support the name. Still, Snyder has shown no intention of changing...
Via cover32
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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