• It's Time for A Change

    It's Time for A New Tradition in Washington D.C.

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  • Fans are Speaking Out

    Dan Snyder & the NFL: Change the Name

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About Us

We are Washington fans.  We love our team.  We believe the name and mascot need to change.

Like many of you who are taking the time to read this site, we are enormous fans of the National Football League. We’re from the Washington, DC area. We’ve rooted for the Washington football team our entire lives. We’ve held season tickets, tailgated at RFK and FedEx Fields, and proudly worn our Monk, Cooley and Taylor jerseys on Game Day. 

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Social Media

Fans for a New Tradition

Yup.

Friday July 31, 2015

@Fans4NT

"How the Redskins Got Their Controversial Nickname" via @TeamStream https://t.co/HYfc0dnNVa

Friday July 10, 2015

Fans for a New Tradition

Federal judge agrees and upholds federal trademark board decision that D.C. team name is offensive to Native Americans

Wednesday July 08, 2015

Fans for a New Tradition

History repeating itself

Wednesday July 01, 2015

@Fans4NT

When is a word a slur? http://t.co/b9XJ7Q04AX @washingtonpost @FrancesSSellers

Wednesday April 08, 2015

@Fans4NT

RT @mikefreemanNFL: Fritz Pollard doing this is huge in the fight against the racist Washington team nickname: http://t.co/mjKOQ9FUJi

Monday January 19, 2015

@Fans4NT

So, even tho team awful (again) and media attention has waned, don't think it's any less a concern for N. Americans http://t.co/jK5JIxrNwl

Saturday December 20, 2014

@Fans4NT

Sad fact: most national media only show interest in name debate when DC team is winning/relevant, hence "emergence" in 2012/RG3 1st year

Saturday December 20, 2014

@Fans4NT

"'When are the adults going to say enough is enough'" @MikeWiseguy http://t.co/MJA2k4LyFs

Wednesday December 10, 2014

@Fans4NT

Where's our Adam Silver and Steve Ballmer? #ChangeTheName

Tuesday December 09, 2014


Sign the Petition

Whatever team you root for, Dan Snyder, Roger Goodell, the NFL and its sponsors need to hear from fans like us!

Sign the petition, and share your email with us to learn more about what else Fans for a New Tradition has in store.
 

Dear Dan Snyder, Commissioner Goodell and other NFL leaders:

As fans of NFL teams, we demand you take immediate action to change the name of the Washington NFL franchise. 

Mr. Snyder – as team owner, the authority and responsibility to initiate this process begins with you.  The name of the team in our nation’s capital should aspire to evoke the best of our country’s heritage, not the worst.

Commissioner Goodell and NFL owners – the leaders of the NFL should not continue to tolerate a franchise using an offensive racial slur as a team name.  As influential decision-makers, we call on you to lead in this effort, privately and publicly, and do everything within your power to bring this issue to a just resolution.

Sincerely,

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