Skip to main content
Updated:
Original:

New Statement from Washington NFL Team

It's official - the name and logo for the Washington NFL team is being retired. A new name has not been revealed.

The Washington NFL organization has just announced the long time nickname and logo will soon be retired but is not officially gone until a review is completed. 

Via a statement released by the team on Monday morning:

"On July 3rd, we announced the commencement of a thorough review of the team’s name. That review has begun in earnest. As part of this process, we want to keep our sponsors, fans and community apprised of our thinking as we go forward.

Today, we are announcing we will be retiring the Redskins name and logo upon completion of this review.

Recommended Articles

BA95CC47-B9F8-4CDF-A654-976B43007F92
Play

WFT Repeat Run - Over Cowboys - To NFC East Title?

The path looks similar to 2020, but the way this team is winning is different

Antonio Gibson
Play

LISTEN: Can Washington Run Its Way Into Playoffs?

Locked On Washington Football Team: Antonio Gibson and J.D. McKissic Lead the Way as Washington Football Team Runs Past Seattle Seahawks

IUHRZXTQVKKJI356DTPFI33TDE
Play

WATCH: Can Hot WFT Rally To Win NFC East Over Cowboys?

Ron Rivera's team has won three in a row and is inching closer to the Cowboys atop the NFC East

Dan Snyder and Coach Rivera are working closely to develop a new name and design approach that will enhance the standing of our proud, tradition rich franchise and inspire our sponsors, fans and community for the next 100 years. "

Sign up free, register and join us by voicing your opinion on our community pages and right below!

Chris Russell is the Publisher of this site, a part of SI.com. He can be heard on 106.7 The FAN in the Washington D.C. area and world-wide on Radio.com. Chris also hosts the "Locked on Redskins" Podcast and can be read via subscription to Warpath Magazine. You can e-mail Chris at russellmania09@Gmail.com or follow him on Twitter at @Russellmania621