Redskins Owner Snyder Says Name Will Never Change

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder is speaking out about the “Redskins” name, and if he thinks it’s racist towards many American Indians who think that the name is a racial slur.

The owner says the name is going nowhere.

“We will never change the name of the team,” Snyder told Erik Brady of USA Today this week. “As a lifelong Redskins fan, and I think that the Redskins fans understand the great tradition and what it’s all about and what it means, so we feel pretty fortunate to be just working on next season.”

What if his football team loses an ongoing federal trademark lawsuit? Would he consider changing it then?

“We’ll never change the name,” he said. “It’s that simple. NEVER — you can use caps.”

2 Comments on "Redskins Owner Snyder Says Name Will Never Change"

  1. Robert Pickard | May 10, 2013 at 7:51 pm | Reply

    THREE BIG Cheers For Dan. The Name For ME IS FINE.
    I’ve Been HearingIt Since Iwas 5 & I’m 83 Now. We Need More Men Like
    This OWNER, People With GUTS.

  2. It would be ridiculous to change the Redskins name. All that history behind it and all.The owner is doing the right thing!

    Mark, Sydney Australia

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