Others have criticized the name change as another form of disservice to honoring native Americans.
Nevertheless, principal owner Daniel Snyder has publicly vowed in the past "never" to change the name.
Today, Snyder faces a reckoning. Floyd's death on May 25 has triggered worldwide protests against racism and police brutality.
"He seeks advice, but he only hears what he wants to hear", the employee said.
The franchise at last resolved to look into the team's title only following FedEx, the identify sponsor of its soccer stadium, particularly identified as for a identify alter.
Like those old statues that have been pulled down in recent weeks, the Washington name has expired. At the same time, the new non-controversial team name would be located on the neck area of the jersey. He said no. But now the money people are unhappy.
Oh, but Snyder can be afraid of evolving.
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Chuck Hoskin Jr., chief of the Cherokee Nation, called the name review "a start".
But what should the new team name be? "It represents honor, represents respect, represents pride, hopefully winning".
However, with Snyder spending most of the past three months out of the country, employees have cited a lack of leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Fredericks has some thoughts on the replacement name and logo.
Six years ago FedEx shareholders voted to allow the Redskins to keep its name after the shipping giant received a complaint from the Wisconsin-based Oneida Indian tribe.
"It takes a lot of time for fan behavior to change, especially if the logo is the same", she said. In 2018, Goodell said he did not believe Snyder would "change his perspective" about the nickname, citing a 2016 Washington Post poll that found that 90% of Native Americans did not find the team's nickname offensive. With that being said, it is unclear if Dan Snyder would be interested in doing that. Sports writer Mike Asti points out that many stubborn Redskins fans will be slow to give up on what they see as proud team tradition.