The Washington Soccer group has a brand new identify: Now you can name ’em the Washington Commanders.
The NFL group had been identified for many years because the Washington Redskins, however lastly dropped the racist and outdated identify in July 2020. The brand new identify was introduced Wednesday by group president Jason Wright.
The Commanders will proceed to put on their signature burgundy and gold group colours, full with a brand new emblem impressed by army insignia.
Whereas enjoying with an interim identify for 2 seasons, the 90-year-old NFL franchise acquired greater than 40,000 strategies, which yielded 1,200 potential names. That was whittled all the way down to 50, which had been examined in focus teams with season ticket holders, gamers and others. Different shortlisted contenders included RedWolves, Admirals, Generals, Armada and Presidents.