The Washington Redskins are officially no more, as the team dropped the moniker they’d had for nearly 90 years.
And that’s just the start of the upcoming drama surrounding the team.
A report earlier today from ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the team has hired a notable Washington D.C. attorney to investigate the inner workings of the franchise – and now, the team’s minority owners have made a decision regarding their future.
Per Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio:
“Eleven days ago, PFT caught wind of dissatisfaction from minority owners that had morphed into rumors of an effort to get former employees of the team to talk,” wrote Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio earlier today. “Within a few phone calls, it became clear that Dwight Schar and Fred Smith were trying to sell their interest in the team. The Post thereafter confirmed that fact, adding the third minority partner — Robert Rothman — to the list of potential sellers.”
Schefter also confirmed the report:
– – Quotes via Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk Link – –