Chicago Bears: Redskins release statement on retiring their name and logo


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Jerome Miron - USA Today Sports
Jerome Miron - USA Today Sports

The Washington Redskins announced on Monday that they are officially changing their name and logo.

"On July 3, we announced the commencement of a thorough review of the team's name," the statement read. "That review has begun in earnest. As part of this process, we want to keep our sponsors, fans and community apprised of our thinking as we go forward.

"Today, we are announcing we will be retiring the Redskins name and logo upon completion of this review.

"Dan Snyder and Coach Rivera are working closely to develop a new name and design approach that will enhance the standing of our proud, tradition rich franchise and inspire our sponsors, fans and community for the next 100 years."

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