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Old 10-29-2013, 10:47 AM   #151
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Why? Its still the same team, players, organization, and city. Nothing changes except a nickname, logo, and maybe colors.
Woah woah woah. Their is no reason to change colors or a logo and nobody is asking them to do so. Also - again - this is just a dog and pony show by Snyder and the league to make the few people who are upset about a dumb nickname think that their "problem" is as important as the real problems in the world.
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Personally I think the Dan can put this whole thing to bed if he throws up a few casino's on Oneida turf and hires all the combatants.............
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:46 AM   #153
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Goodell is meeting with the Oneida nation soon, so it makes sense for him to talk with Snyder first and get his take on things
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Personally I think the Dan can put this whole thing to bed if he throws up a few casino's on Oneida turf and hires all the combatants.............
I think so too although it might be too late for that strategy.

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Old 10-29-2013, 01:50 PM   #156
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DS and the NFL will make a ton of money from this name change and that will be the the reason for the change not because they think the name is a slur. These kinds of releases are put out to make it look like DS is fighting the good fight to keep the Redskins name. In the end $ will win the day.
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DS and the NFL will make a ton of money from this name change and that will be the the reason for the change not because they think the name is a slur. These kinds of releases are put out to make it look like DS is fighting the good fight to keep the Redskins name. In the end $ will win the day.
It will cost several million to change the name, they won't just be making a ton of money by changing it.
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DS and the NFL will make a ton of money from this name change and that will be the the reason for the change not because they think the name is a slur. These kinds of releases are put out to make it look like DS is fighting the good fight to keep the Redskins name. In the end $ will win the day.
How would changing your brand that is already well marketed and established world wide for decades going to make you a ton of money?
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It will cost several million to change the name, they won't just be making a ton of money by changing it.
There will be a minimal cost to change the name (mostly signage around the stadium and some logos, etc on the website but that will be more than offset by the millions of dollars worth of shirts, hats, and other swag that will be sold to the fans who will have to have the newest gear.
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How would changing your brand that is already well marketed and established world wide for decades going to make you a ton of money?
Needless to say you are losing the best rivalry in the NFL, anthem, band and fans.
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Needless to say you are losing the best rivalry in the NFL, anthem, band and fans.
How? They will still play the Cowboys, they will rewrite the song, and the fans while angry for awhile will still be fans.
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How? They will still play the Cowboys, they will rewrite the song, and the fans while angry for awhile will still be fans.
You are being very very sarcastic rite??
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irish I think you're really oversimplifying things here. And you're underestimating what it means to change the identity of an organization.
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irish I think you're really oversimplifying things here. And you're underestimating what it means to change the identity of an organization.
I dont think I am. If anything I think you are making this a bigger issue than it is. I lived in DC when the Bullets changed to Wizards and nothing changed. Same lousy team, same rivalries, same fans. If anything I think its easier for the team to maintain its identity since they are staying in Washington. I can see moving from Houston to Nashville creating an identity issue but going from Washington Redskins to Washington whatevers, not so much.
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I dont think I am. If anything I think you are making this a bigger issue than it is. I lived in DC when the Bullets changed to Wizards and nothing changed. Same lousy team, same rivalries, same fans. If anything I think its easier for the team to maintain its identity since they are staying in Washington. I can see moving from Houston to Nashville creating an identity issue but going from Washington Redskins to Washington whatevers, not so much.
Yes but this is the equivelant of the los angeles lakers changing their brand, and not the bullets. While the Redskins may not be one of the more successful teams on the field, they are off of it.
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