In recent months the controversy over the Redskins name, which some deem to be a slur against Native Americans, has garnered increased attention in the media and with high ranking politicians. The federal government has even taken legal action against the team.
I traveled to Fed Ex field last week where the Redskins were playing a preseason game against the Cleveland Browns. Only the die-hard fans come to these practice games. But you wouldn’t know that the game doesn’t count based on the excitement and energy among the tailgaters in the parking lot…
Here’s what these true Redskins fans had to say about changing the team name: