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Sport How About This Washington Football Team Bombshell Reporters Can Tweet About But Not Report?

16:07  15 july  2020
16:07  15 july  2020 Source:   thebiglead.com

Washington Redskins to undergo 'thorough review' of team's name

  Washington Redskins to undergo 'thorough review' of team's name The Washington Redskins announced Friday that the franchise will undergo a "thorough review" of the team's name, which has been broadly denounced as derogatory. © Getty Washington Redskins to undergo 'thorough review' of team's name Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has long defended the name of his team, but has recently come under intense pressure from major sponsors to change it.FedEx, the team's stadium namesake, wrote to the owner on Thursday requesting that he change the name. Nike as of Thursday night had also pulled all Washington football merchandise from its website.

But NFL fans, reporters and others have spent Monday morning ripping the actual announcement itself for a bunch of things that we’ll get into, because of course the perpetually bungling franchise couldn’t even get this right. Let’s start with the fact that the release came from @Redskins and from Redskins

develop a new name and design.”.But NFL fans, reporters and others have spent Monday morning ripping the actual announcement because of course, the perpetually bungling franchise couldn’t even get this right.The name change isn’t off to a great start.

Anyone with an internet connection and mild interest in Washington's Nickname Pending Football Team TM has noticed an influx of vague scuttlebutt about another shoe dropping in addition to the less-racist rebrand. Blogging Icon Dan Steinberg is one of these people and helpfully codified some of the chatter one one place. And he's right. It's very weird.

  How About This Washington Football Team Bombshell Reporters Can Tweet About But Not Report? © Provided by The Big Lead

Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio added that the rumblings center around a potential Washington Post story in the pipeline.

The best of the genre, of course, is this piece published on a Sports Illustrated platform with the incredible headline Bad News About to be Dropped!

I don't know exactly what is coming out about the Washington NFL organization but have heard it's not pretty. May include a lot of stories about & from disgruntled employees (current/ former) & more. I would bury your head in sand.

As a veteran of the blog rumor game I am forced to appreciate the hustle. As an appreciator of fine journalism, though, I also wonder why reporters do this in the first place. Call me a simple-brained hayseed from Muncie, Indiana, but if they have the goods they should definitely deliver them.

Racism: the American football team of the Redskins (Washington) changes its name

 Racism: the American football team of the Redskins (Washington) changes its name It is a victory for the Amerindian tribes, who have been demanding for decades the abandonment of this name. © Supplied by Euronews After years of controversy in the United States, the Washington Redskins football team will finally change its name and logo. It is a victory for the Amerindians of the country, who for decades denounced the racist connotation of the name "Redskins", which literally means "red-skinned".

Washington 's football team will not play the 2020 season, or any season beyond that, as the Redskins. Former Washington quarterback Joe Theismann hopes that the team 's eventual name change can be used as an opportunity for the organization to serve as an example by taking action for

Reporter covering Washington 's NFL team and NFL. Both said there is nothing wrong with holding off on an announcement, perhaps saying the team will be called the “ Washington Football Club” on a temporary basis, as Mark Maske contributed to this report . Washington ’s NFL team name change

Straddling the line by letting it be known that you're in possession of valuable information yet not doing anything with it seems a bit antithetical to the ideal role. To paraphrase Jerry Seinfeld, there's the news-gathering, then there's the news dissemination. The latter is such a crucial part of the process.

There may be a bombshell article about to drop in the very near future about the toxicity of the Washington football team. One so bad that it makes the previously disclosed toxicity seem like child's play. Or ... there might not.

I can't help but think it's too much to ask to be credited for knowing exactly what all the details were if it does, in fact, come to fruition and also be recognized as knowing there was nothing there if no such piece is published.

Washington deletes tweet indicating that Alex Smith passed his physical .
The Washington Football Team has a very good football coach. They probably would be wise to hire a good General Manager, too. (Currently, they don’t have one.) On Monday night, the team tweeted that quarterback Alex Smith passed a physical, but that he’ll be placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list. However, a player [more]On Monday night, the team tweeted that quarterback Alex Smith passed a physical, but that he’ll be placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list. However, a player who passes a physical cannot be placed on the PUP list.

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This is interesting!