Ok, I’ve officially had enough of this. I don’t give a rats ass what the boston globe thinks about my football teams name. Can’t you people up their just be happy your baseball team just won the WS and your football team will PROBABLY go to the SB this year? Just continue to show how spoiled and ungrateful you are by putting your nose into OUR business while you have all that reason for celebration and we’ll show you numerous fan bases who would damn near KILL (ha, kinda funny) to have our teams win at that clip … And we’ll stay offended by you for doing so. So now, we’re all offended. Are you happy now? And PFT… Are you fn kidding me? You basically look like a whiny little kid tattle tailing every time you report this. Stop and think for a second… If you care about your image. Bc you’re ruining it by these reports pushing your own personal ideals. That is all…..
Originally posted on ProFootballTalk:
Throughout a tumultuous December, Washington’s NFL team likely was waxing nostalgic for the days when the team’s biggest problem was its ongoing name controversy.
While forgotten during times of organizational dysfunction, the issue remains. As evidenced by the team’s recent decision to characterize a poll that shows increasing opposition to the name as an affirmation of support. And by a recent editorial in the Boston Globe urging change.
“The exploitation, prejudice, stereotyping, and betrayal of Native Americans by the US government and many other Americans is encoded in the term Redskins, however much it has grown to mean something different on the football field,” writes the newspaper in the town where the team was located when it changed its name from Braves.
“A name change wouldn’t be unprecedented, as Washington’s own basketball team morphed from the Bullets to the Wizards in 1997 amid concerns about the city’s soaring murder…
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