I grew up playing football from the time I was 5 thru high school. College I attended ask if I wanted to play, I said no I had enough of Summer practices. Played soccer instead. I know longer watch the NFL for the same reasons you gave, that and the kneeling crap. To be honest I catch glimpses of it when in a sports grill with friends for lunch or dinner. It usually reminds me or reinforces why I quit watching in the first place. And being around football most of my life……I don’t miss it! I had season tickets with the St. Louis Rams. I don’t miss them either! I do hold a grudge against their owner Stan Kroneke. (I don’t care if I spelled his name wrong). The lies he told to this city are epic and will last his life time. The guy is an NFL owner JERK. They could call the former Redskins ……..First Americans (The Washington First Americans), Doesn’t sound good, but would give them their due.
THE BIG YAWN
Tomorrow, the Washington Football Team will announce its new name. The team will do so on NBC’s Today Show.
Apparently, those in charge of the team and the network think there’s significant national interest in what the former Redskins will call themselves. I doubt there is.
Most fans of the team are interested in the new name, but I’m not among them. I don’t care.
Here are my two predictions on the subject: (1) most fans of the team will dislike the new name and (2) most of them will get used it and stop hating.
Revealing the new name raises old questions about whether the name should have been changed in the first place. I have mixed feelings.
I never loved “Redskins.” To me, it seems demeaning towards Native Americans. But…
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