Washington Football Team To Announce New Name February 2

Washington Football Team To Announce New Name February 2


The Washington Football team — formerly known as the Washington Redskins — will be announcing their team’s new name on February 2. 

The team initially changed its name prior to the 2020 season after years of pressure from Native American organizations to move away from the team’s nickname of more than 80 years. The announcement was made on social media, paying tribute to the past in a video. 

The wait is almost over

Mark your calendars: 2.2.22 pic.twitter.com/6Ofhfya5sA

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— Washington Football Team (@WashingtonNFL) January 4, 2022

Co-CEO Tanya Snyder told ESPN’s Adam Schefter in September that the team was down to eight final names. The names were the Armada, Presidents, Brigade, Commanders, Redhawks, Defenders, RedWolves, and the Football Team. 

On Tuesday, Washington Team President Jason Wright announced that RedWolves —

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