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Boomer Esiason calls Johnny Manziel a ‘baby’

17 minutes agoSports : The Early Lead

Former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason is not impressed with Johnny Manziel’s latest antics. On the heels of Manziel’s bumbling performance against the Washington Redskins, punctuated with a not-all-that-subtle middle finger directed at Washington’s sideline, Esiason didn’t hold back in his criticism of the rookie quarterback. Show More Summary

NFL Referee Avoided Working Redskins Games Because of Name Controversy

Veteran NFL referee Mike Carey surprised the sports world when he revealed that he has been boycotting the Washington Redskins since as far back as 2006, refusing both to officiate Washington games and use the team's purportedly racist name in conversation. Show More Summary

Mike Ditka: Redskins Name Controversy is 'Horsesh-t'

(Language Warning) In an interview with Mike Richman of the Redskins Historian website, Mike Ditka, the Super Bowl-winning coach of the 1985 Chicago Bears, expressed his disapproval with the Washington Redskins-name controversy by calling...Show More Summary

Mike Ditka Goes Off on Liberal ‘Idiots’ for Pushing Redskins ‘Horse Sht’

54 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Former Super Bowl-winning NFL coach and current ESPN analyst Mike Ditka is making his views on the debate over the Washington Redskins' name known this week in an audio interview with Mike Richman, who calls himself the Redskins Historian.

NFL ref asked out of working Redskins games over 'disrespectful' name

While the Washington Redskins continue to fight off challenges to change their long-time nickname, one former referee was quietly protesting against the team for years.

Chris Thompson returns to practice

ASHBURN, Va. -- Running back Chris Thompson returned to Washington Redskins practice Wednesday, though he anticipated being limited. Still, after spraining his ankle in the first preseason game Aug. 7, Thompson knows he must return soon...Show More Summary

Ferguson, MO, Washington Redskins and the out-of-Touch NFL

“He came running out to meet the command, holding up his hands and saying Stop! Stop! He spoke in as plain English as I can. He stopped and folded his arms until shot down…” On Aug. 9, 18-year-old Ferguson, Mo. resident Michael Brown...Show More Summary

Ex-referee Mike Carey asked off Redskins games due to team name

Former NFL referee Mike Carey was ahead of this Redskins controversy way before it really became a huge story a few years ago. After the 2005 NFL season, Carey asked the NFL to not work Washington games anymore. According to the Washington...Show More Summary

Former NFL Referee Mike Carey Refused To Work Washington Games Because Of The Redskins Name

2 hours agoSports : With Leather


Former NFL Referee Mike Carey Avoided Officiating Redskins Games over Nickname

Many outside the sport of football have criticized the Washington Redskins due to their objectionable nickname. As it turns out, at least one well-respected NFL employee took a stand against the organization beginning in 2006. According...Show More Summary

Mike Ditka Says People Who Want Redskins Name Changed Are 'Politically Correct Idiots'

Mike Ditka, a former coach for the Chicago Bears and hall of famer in the National Football League, has stated that efforts to change the Washington Redskins name come from "politically correct idiots."

Photo of the Day – August 20

Washington Redskins Cheerleader (and former member of the Virginia Tech “High Techs” Dance Team) Chelsea Rae at Monday night’s game.

Making Call on the Washington Redskins' Hardest Remaining Cuts

Difficult choices loom at the skill positions for new Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden. Two running backs and a veteran wide receiver are among Gruden 's hardest remaining cuts. For the receiver, the performances of a fifth-round rookie might actually make Gruden 's decisions easier. Show More Summary

Mike Ditka Calls Opponents of Redskins Name 'Politically Correct Idiots'

ESPN’s Bill Simmons may say “Washington.” ESPN’s Mike Ditka says “Redskins.” “There’s so much horse$#!+,” the Super Bowl-winning coach and player says of the nickname controversy, “it’s incredible.” In an edited audio interview withShow More Summary

Manziel Flips The Bird At The Redskins During Preseason

Johnny Manziel, in the heat of the moment, flipped the bird at the Washington Redskins bench last night. Ah, the exuberance of youth. CBC Sports reports as Manziel was returning to the huddle late in the third quarter of the Cleveland Browns second preseason game, he turned to the Redskins bench and gave them the

NBC Pushes Redskins Name Change: ‘More Difficult...To Hang On To Their Name’

On Tuesday, August 19 NBC continued the liberal media’s obsession with bullying the NFL’s Washington Redskins into changing its name. Nightly News anchor Brian Williams insisted that the team is having difficulty defending the name because...Show More Summary

ESPN’s MNF Preseason: Browns-Redskins Scores 4.5 HouseholdRating and 6.9 Million Viewers

Last night’s ESPN Monday Night Football preseason telecast – a Washington Redskins 24-23 victory over the Cleveland Browns

Why Johnny Manziel's gesture matters

It’s not fair to make too much out of Johnny Manziel’s gesture to the Washington Redskins' bench. It’s a gesture many have used. But it is fair to say it matters, and it should matter. The Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback did what he did in a nationally televised game with many watching to see how he played. Show More Summary

Hands Up – Don’t Loot!… Redskin Players Pay Tribute to Robber Michael Brown of #Ferguson (Video)

Hands Up – Don’t Loot! Eleven Washington Redskins players paid tribute to Ferguson robber Michael Brown in their game last night and came out on the field with their hands up. It was a fitting tribute considering 27 NFL players … Continue reading ?

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