Jan 9, 2014; Ashburn, VA, USA; Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden is introduced by general manager Bruce Allen during a press conferences at Redskins Park Team Auditorium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Redskins GM Bruce Allen declares victory in ignorance of the facts

The Washington Redskins name has been one of the major focal points of the NFL offseason thus far. The team is currently in the midst of a long standing dispute on changing the name of their franchise due to it’s offensive nature.

Many former players, coaches, and NFL personalities have expressed their beliefs that the team should change their name. Last week, the NFLPA’s Executive Director, DeMaurice Smith made a statement saying the name conveys ‘racial insensitivity’.

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