Washington Football Team to transform embattled cheer team after scandal

The NFL franchise plans to revamp its sideline entertainment experience in the wake of its sexual harassment allegations by turning its cheerleading squad into a co-ed dance team.
2:24 | 03/03/21

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Transcript for Washington Football Team to transform embattled cheer team after scandal
Just a kick of caffeine. We are back with a sideline shake-up. Transforming its clearleader squad. Erielle reshef has the story. Good morning, erielle. Reporter: Good morning to you, George. Reimagining what entertainment looks like for many NBA teams. Now completely transforming Washington football after a pretty tumultuous year. This morning, a major shake-up under way for the Washington football team. This time it's on the sidelines. I am bringing the NBA flavor to the NFL. Reporter: The franchise hiring patra pulp to totally redesign the NFL experience and she's promising to fundamentally transform it. When you think about what's modern, it's that. It's inclusion and diverse. Let's move into 2021 and be that team. Reporter: The franchise trying to reboot its image after a year of controversy that involved demand to change its racially insensitive former name. Allegations of sexual and verbal harassment and a recently settled case from former cheerleaders who allege they were unknowingly taped and appeared in lewd videos. Now, as the organization tries to turn the page, they're turning their cheer team into a dance team and making it coed. We're looking forward to creating an inclusive team that's very diverse and with amazing choreography, dancing to the hottest tunes on the charts. Reporter: Pope has a history 6 reimagining sideline entertainment working in the NBA for more than 30 years. And has taken the L.A. Lakers, the New York NIK, Brooklyn nets and L.A. Clippers to new heights. I'm so excited to be here. I really am. Reporter: She even appeared on the show "L.A. Clippers dance I feel I have a huge responsibility and I want to push them to be their best. Reporter: To do that pope is pulling out all the stops. She says she wants her team to be super athletes who can do acrobatics and combine hip-hop with tricks and stunts. We would like this to become the gold standard in the NFL. And pope is setting a lofty goal saying she wants every game to feel like a super bowl experience. Guys. Got that. All right, erielle. Thank you.

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