Wednesday November 19th, 2014

The push against the Washington Redskins' nickname isn't going to stop any time soon, but until the name is changed, there is a way to keep it off your computer screen.  

Three computer developers have designed a browser extension for Google Chrome called the "Redskins Web Skin," which replaces the name of Dan Snyder's franchise with "a more dignified term." Options include "Americans," "Piscataways," "Citizens," "Native Americans" and many others. 

You can download the program here

South Park takes on the Washington Redskins' nickname controversy

In June, the team had its trademark revoked on the grounds that it was "disparaging to Native Americans." Here's what our post on the decision looks like with the extension installed. 

Etsy will no longer allow Redskins merchandise 

Snyder will probably keep using the standard settings on his browser. Actually, he probably won't even be able to install it. He definitely seems like an Internet Explorer kind of guy. 

- Dan Gartland

[via Mashable]

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.