The Washington Redskins last year ditched its name and couldn’t come up with a new one so they became simply the Washington Football Team (WFT).
But now there are eight names floating around, according to Tanya Snyder, the co-CEO of the Washington franchise (and also the wife of owner Dan Snyder). She appeared on Adam Schefter’s podcast Tuesday and confirmed there are eight possible nicknames for the team. Here they are, in alphabetical order:
Snyder went even further, saying on the podcast that the team had narrowed the list to three. But when Schefter asked if she could reveal them, she replied, “No!” according to Newsweek.
But there is still confusion. When the eight names leaked out last month, team president Jason Wright said they weren’t necessarily the final eight, but rather just a random selection of some names under consideration. But Schefter read the names and asked Snyder if those were the final eight and she said yes.
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