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.
Two wins do not make a playoff contender, unless you’re in the NFC East. Despite opening the season with six straight losses, the Giants remarkably are still in the playoff hunt heading into their bye week.
A satirical publication is making real news with its take on the debate surrounding the Washington Redskins nickname.
When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.
The veteran broadcaster — no stranger to stirring debate on “Sunday Night Football” — made the comments during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys’ win over Washington.
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.
Obama, in an interview with The Associated Press, said team names such as the Redskins offend “a sizable group of people.”
This losing streak has to end sometime for the New York Giants, and if this is the week, it would not be impossible for the Giants to get back in the putrid NFC East race.
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.
“If we are offending one person, we need to be listening,” Goodell said Wednesday in an interview with 106.7 The Fan.
Week-to-week storylines around the NFL will continue to be unpredictable for experts. Joe Giglio gives his 48 predictions to watch during the 2013 NFL season.
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.
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said Monday that Robert Griffin III will be under center for next week’s Monday night opener against the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Redskins organization is hopeful that rookie CB David Amerson will soon become the remedy to a secondary that last season ranked 30th in pass defense. Team officials understand that a cornerback with elite talent can easily mask the deficiencies of an inept secondary.