How bad are the Washington Redskins?

The Washington Redskins lost at home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, 27-7. Before Sunday’s matchup, the Bucs had only won one game. Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin was especially awful. He threw 23/32 passes for 207 yards. He threw one touchdown and one interception. The Bucs sacked him six times. In case you’re wondering … Continue Reading “How bad are the Washington Redskins?”

If you have a problem with the Redskins' name or mascot, I have some advice for you

The Washington Redskins went to Minnesota to play the Vikings this past Sunday and they did what they do best: they lost. The final score was 29 to 26. Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III made his triumphant return in the losing effort and played fairly well, considering the amount of rust he has acquired sitting … Continue Reading “If you have a problem with the Redskins' name or mascot, I have some advice for you”

'The Daily Show' confronts 4 Redskins fans with 8 Native Americans, hilarity does not ensue

The Daily Show ran a segment this week that tackled the issue involving the name of the Washington Redskins, a name some people claim to find offensive and on the wrong side of history, whatever that means. In the heavily edited segment, fake-correspondent Jason Jones sat down with four self-described Washington Redskins fans; Kelli O’Dell, Brian Dortch, Maurice Hawkins, and Charles … Continue Reading “'The Daily Show' confronts 4 Redskins fans with 8 Native Americans, hilarity does not ensue”

Phil Simms planning on not saying the word 'Redskins' during NFL games

Former New York Giants quarterback and current CBS color commentator Phil Simms has thought about it and he probably wont say the word “Redskins” during NFL games, even in games involving the Washington Redskins. CBS will be televising the Giants-Redskins game on September 25. If Simms is true to his word, he will go the … Continue Reading “Phil Simms planning on not saying the word 'Redskins' during NFL games”

Man behind Washington Redskins name change is a casino kingpin

Change the Mascot, the group behind the movement to get the Washington Redskins to change their name, has an official website dedicated to their task. This is how they describe themselves: Change the Mascot is a national campaign to end the use of the racial slur “redskins” as the mascot and name of the NFL … Continue Reading “Man behind Washington Redskins name change is a casino kingpin”

University of Minnesota wants to ban the word 'Redskins'

The Minnesota Vikings will be playing all their home games at the University of Minnesota while they wait for their new, shiny stadium to be built. The Vikings will be hosting the Washington Redskins November 9. According to the school’s president, Eric W. Kaler, the university is working with the Vikings to keep the word … Continue Reading “University of Minnesota wants to ban the word 'Redskins'”