Washington Redskins' Owner: "We will never change the name of the team"
May 10th, 2013
02:19 PM ET

Washington Redskins' Owner: "We will never change the name of the team"

By Rob Goldberg, Bleacher Report

(Bleacher Report) - There has been plenty of debate recently about whether the Washington Redskins will change their controversial name. However, team owner Daniel Snyder expects things to remain the same.

According to Erik Brady of USA Today, the owner stated:

We will never change the name of the team. 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.

We'll never change the name. It's that simple. NEVER—you can use caps.

The emphatic nature of the statement is certain to offer encouragement to fans looking to maintain the organization's long tradition. The Redskins have used this moniker since 1933.

While this debate has been going on for decades, it has resurfaced this offseason after a group of Native Americans recently took to the courts to bring about a resolution (via Sporting News).

soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. Jameson

    Just change the logo to a WILD HOG, like the Arkansas Razorbacks, and leave the name the same. Problem solved.

    May 29, 2013 at 4:32 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Big Shiz

    Until we take it to court.

    May 13, 2013 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • Denver_mike

      on what grounds?

      May 13, 2013 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |