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The Washington Football Team Will Reveal Its New Name On February 2nd

The Washington Football Team posted the following message on their Twitter page today:

While many people were hoping that the new team name would be the Wolves or RedWolves, team president Jason Wright explained that those names came with some trademark issues that they couldn’t overcome.

“One of the most awesome and powerful aspects of this process has been getting to hear and understand your preferences directly, and we know that many of you loved one or both of these names,” Wright said.

“Understanding the weight and importance of our team name, and excitement around other name options — both internally and within our fan base — we didn’t want to risk going down a route that could be dotted with legal hurdles.”

Given the date of the announcement (2/2), many believe that the new team name will be the Washington Groundhogs. And a peak at the US Trademark Office shows an approved filing for this very name by a major sports licensor and attorney, complete with a cringeworthy logo that’s sure to make us the laughing stock of the league.

Here’s hoping that they’re just trying to fake us out, and they come back with something awesome next month. Only time will tell, so stay tuned!


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One Response to “The Washington Football Team Will Reveal Its New Name On February 2nd”

  1. OTTO VON BISMARCK says:

    Well, another off-season has rolled around.
    Time to consider FA’s and draft picks
    We have a number of guys that are FA’s.
    QB
    Fitzpatrick – nope
    Kyle Allen – maybe
    OL
    Charles Leno – check
    Brandon Scherff – nope
    Cornelius Lucas – nope
    Tyler Larsen – maybe
    Jamil Douglas – nope
    Najee Toran – maybe
    TE
    Ricky Seals-Jones – Round 2 Isaiah Likely Coastal Carolina instead.
    WR
    Cam Sims – hope so.
    Adam Humphries – maybe
    DeAndre Carter – essential
    RB
    J.D. McKissick – essential
    DT
    Tim Settle – maybe
    LB
    Jon Bostic – nope
    David Mayo – maybe
    Jared Norris – nope
    Jordan Kunaszyk – nope
    Jalen Jelks – maybe
    CB/S
    Bobby McCain – hope so
    Torry McTyer – hope so
    Troy Apke – hope so
    Daryl Roberts – maybe
    Danny Johnson – maybe
    Corn Elder – nope
    Teams
    Joey Slye – essential

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