The NFL regular season is approaching and controversy is surrounding the Washington Redskins and the pressure for a name change is increasing.
There is a good chance that the name of the Washington Redskins will change sometime in the future. It's just a matter of time. It might take an ownership change or it might be done because sponsors no longer want to be associated with that team. But it will happen.
The term "Redskins" is considered offensive by many people. It's not good enough to say the name is tradition. Sure, it's been around a long time, but the world has changed and what was acceptable many years ago, can now be considered in bad taste, prejudice and offensive.
Ask some Native American Indians about the term and most of them will tell you they do not feel honored by it. Seminoles? Yes. Braves? Yes. Indians? Maybe… depending on the design of the logo.
It will eventually happen, but I just wish they'd hurry along. Like most of you I just want to enjoy the football games without all of the controversy.