FedEx asked the Redskins to consider a name change last week, and Nike has pulled the team’s gear off of the online store. Dan Snyder, owner of the Redskins, released a statement, “This process allows the team to take into account not only the proud tradition and history of the franchise but also input from our alumni, the organization, sponsors, the National Football League and the local community it is proud to represent on and off the field.” Head coach Ron Rivera echoed these sentiments, saying that he looks forward to working through the process with Snyder.
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