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Drop ‘Redskins’ name? Time to take a stand.

I am a passionate fan and season-ticket holder of the Washington professional football franchise. In more than 31 / 2 years as a columnist, I have not opined publicly on whether the team should drop the name ‘Redskins’ on grounds that it offends Native Americans.


RG3 passes Peyton Manning for top NFL jersey

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has NFL's top selling jersey.


PFT: 'Skins to get Rams' No. 2 pick, i.e. RGIII

The Washington Redskins like Robert Griffin III so much that they gave up far more for the right to draft him than teams have typically had to trade away to secure franchise quarterbacks in the NFL draft.


Romo, Bailey lead Cowboys past Redskins 18-16

Tony Romo's ribs held up just fine. So did Dan Bailey's leg....


John Beck begins battle to win Washington Redskins quarterback job

Coach Mike Shanahan will likely wait until the end of preseason to decide on the Washington Redskins’ starting quarterback. But during the team’s first practice of training camp Friday, it was clear that John Beck tops the current depth chart.


Haynesworth traded to Patriots, sources say

Before defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth could get to training camp and take his conditioning test, the Washington Redskins traded him to the New England Patriots for a fifth-round pick in 2013, according to league sources.


AP source: Vikings, Redskins talking McNabb trade

The Vikings and Redskins are in trade discussions that would bring quarterback Donovan McNabb to Minnesota....


'Skins have out clause in McNabb deal

Nothing is straightforward about Donovan McNabb these days. It turns out the $40 million he is supposed to be guaranteed in his new contract could turn out to be a mere $3.5 million. McNabb's agent, Fletcher Smith, clarified some of the details of McNabb's deal Tuesday. He says while the contract is worded so that it has ''$40 million in guarantees,'' the Redskins do have an option to cut McNabb at the end of the season with no further money due.


Redskins hold on to beat Cowboys, 13-7, on final play

In those final frantic moments, when the Redskins' defense was trying to hold on after having done so much so well all game, outside linebacker Brian Orakpo again applied the pressure.


Shanahan: Haynesworth will be with 'Skins on Sunday

Mike Shanahan says Albert Haynesworth will be with the Washington Redskins when they open the season Sunday.


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