The National Congress of American Indians has released an ad ahead of the Super Bowl in hopes of encouraging fans to push the Washington Redskins to change their team’s name.
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The Lions have taken more undisciplined penalties than any other team in football throughout Schwartz’s tenure. Whether it’s a motion or offside penalty before the snap or an unnecessary roughness or a late hit call after the play, Schwartz’s team never seems to learn.
Ray Halbritter heads a tribal delegation that is meeting in New York City with senior NFL executives Wednesday. Redskins owner Dan Snyder has called the name “a badge of honor” and said it won’t be changed.
Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder says respect goes both ways when it comes to the debate over the team’s nickname.
The NFL is prepared to meet with an Indian tribe pushing for the Washington Redskins to drop the team’s nickname. Just not this week.
Tribal leader Ray Halbritter said the meeting’s time and place provide a great opportunity to bring more understanding about the issue of why the Redskins name is considered offensive by many people.
In the ad, Oneida Nation Representative Ray Halbritter says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should “stand up to bigotry” by denouncing “the racial slur” in the team’s name.
Word of the remark made its way to the Giants’ locker room after Monday’s loss, where Chris Snee was none too pleased.