Ryan Glasspiegel
Tuesday October 8th, 2013

New York Giants v Washington Redskins Patrick McDermott/Getty Images

Although the Washington Redskins moniker is viewed by some to be as offensive as any racial slur in the English language, it probably isn't going anywhere for at least a little while. Team owner Daniel Snyder remains "resolute" against a name change, and this fervent tone-deafness will almost certainly not wither in the face of public criticism (but may eventually wither in the face of dump trucks of cash).

In any event, 99 Designs, a site that holds contests for graphic designers to create logos for businesses, solicited artwork for the renamed Redskins based on three suggestions from writers -- Robert McCartney of the Washington Post recommended the Warriors, Ken Meringolo and Kevin Ewoldt of SB Nation advocated for the Renegades, and Slate's David Plotz touted the Griffins. (With regards to the latter: As long as we're being ridiculous, we'd opt for the Benjamins.)

More than 1,000 designs rolled in from over 200 artists. Here are some of the better ones:


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