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FCC thinking about banning the Redskins name

According to CNBC, the FCC is thinking about banning the Redskins’ name so NFL broadcaster wouldn’t be able to use it. The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether to punish broadcasters for using the moniker of the Washington NFL team, the Redskins, a word many consider a slur to Native Americans, the agency’s chairman indicated on Tuesday. The FCC, which...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

FCC Chairman: Washington nickname 'inappropriate today'

This could very well end up being the nail in the coffin for the Washington Redskins as we know it. The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) is now considering banning the Redskins name and whether to punish broadcasters who use the term. Reuters is reporting that the FCC received a petition on behalf of a legal activist to take actions in guaranteeing that the team name is no...
Via Sportsnaut
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Press Conferences: Jay Gruden 9-30-2014

Redskins Press Conferences: Jay Gruden 9-30-2014 Redskins head coach Jay Gruden spoke to the media on Tuesday. (via redskins.com) Quotes: On tight end Jordan Reed and defensive lineman Kedric Golston: “They’re in the same boat. They’re still in the rehab position that they are in, and all of our injuries right now, you know… today was [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Reed returns to practice, ’50/50′ for Monday’s game

For the first time since injuring his hamstring in Week 1, Redskins tight end Jordan Reed was a participant in practice. Jordan Reed practiced for the first time since injuring a hamstring on Sept. 7 in the opener. No idea for Monday but hopeful. — Zac Boyer (@ZacBoyer) September 30, 2014 Reed landed awkwardly leaping a Houston Texans defender on a reception in the first half...
Via KCM Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

How does the future look for RG III in Washington?

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Ron, the lead editor of FantasyFootballOverdose.Com – great source of football news and rumors. You can follow @NFLRankings via Twitter or via Google+ for more updates. A lot of people scratched their heads when the Washington Redskins used two of their first three picks in the 2012 NFL draft on quarterbacks. Having finished last place...
Via Low Brow Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins re-sign LB Gabe Miller and NT Robert Thomas to practice squad

The Washington Redskins announce they have re-signed outside linebacker Gabe Miller and nose tackle Robert Thomas to their 10-man practice squad on Tuesday. The #Redskins have signed to LB Gabe Miller and NT Robert Thomas to the practice squad and released DL Hebron Fangupo from the PS. — Tarik El-Bashir (@TarikCSN) September 30, 2014 Miller and Thomas were waived last week following...
Via KCM Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will DC residents do what Red Mesa residents did and save their high school Indian nickname?

District of Columbia Council member Kenyan McDuffie introduced an ordinance to ban the use of “race-based nickname, logo, mascot or team name” by schools in city limits. The proposal comes a year after the Council passed a “Sense of the Council to Rename the Washington National Football League Team Resolution of 2013” Apparently, the Council wants to change the name from...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Re-Sign Corner Richard Crawford; Sign Safety Jamarca Sanford

Redskins Re-Sign Corner Richard Crawford; Sign Safety Jamarca Sanford The Washington Redskins entered this weekend with two vacant spots on the 53-man roster. On Friday the Redskins waived linebacker Gabe Miller and defensive lineman Robert Thomas. Today the Redskins signed cornerback Richard Crawford, and safety Jamarca Sanford to their active roster. Many will remember that Crawford [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley: RG3 didn’t hate seeing Kirk Cousins struggle

Former Redskins player and current ESPN 980 radio host Chris Cooley gave his take on Kirk Cousins’ struggles from last Thursday’s blow out loss to the Giants. “He started 13 of 19 in the first half,” Cooley said. “It wasn’t that he didn’t play well in the first half. But you get down, you abandon the run, and then he starts pressing. And I don’t think Kirk is a bad...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins are selling four month old beer at FedEx Field (Photos)

It’s funny how teams charge an arm and a leg for beer at football games, but don’t care that it’s four months old. Can’t say I’m surprised the Redskins are giving their fans old beer. Fresh beer served here at fed ex @dcsportsbog pic.twitter.com/lCEJnBjj1v — tom robinson (@stonestom) September 26, 2014 @dcsportsbog June this year. Mmm not sick yet so not to skunky…...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: 3 reasons why they got crushed by the Giants

For the second time in many weeks the Washington Redskins lost to one of their division rivals, this time the New York Giants. The final score of the game was 45- 14. The Skins now have a record of 1-3 and a losing streak against NFC East opponents that has extended to eight games dating back to last season. Fans couldn’t wait for this game to be over as they watched their team...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Reasons Kirk Cousins is Better than RGIII

Arm StrengthKirk Cousins can fire the ball down field.  He has excellent arm strength to reach on open target quickly.  Cousins' arm strength also allows him to quickly get rid of the ball when being pressured by an opposing pass rush. rather than taking the sack.AccuracyKirk Cousins has better accuracy on passing downs for the Redskins.  Along with his arm strength noted...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Redskins fans getting served old beer at FedEx Field?

Not only are the Washington Redskins looking stale, but it looks like the stadium is now serving customers stale beers as well. According to SB Nation, FedEx Field sold aluminum bottles of beer from the World Cup, and the “freshness date” is June 3, 2014. Tom Robinson, who was in attendance at the game, tweeted  pictures of his beer. Maybe Kirk Cousins had a sip of this beef...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 'The Daily Show' runs controversial Redskins segment

When a segment airing on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is preceded by a disclaimer, you know fireworks are on the horizon. Such was the case in Thursday night's episode which featured a controversial segment that placed Redskins fans who don't want their team's name to change in a room with a group of Native Americans who are adamant about it. As expected, the...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

South Park benches RG3 for Kirk Cousins on Redskins episode

South Park’s 18th season premiered on Comedy Central on Wednesday night and, as we told... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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