Washington Redskins agree to drop name, logo

Fans react to Washington D.C.’s NFL team’s decision to drop its controversial name and logo after decades of pressure.
1:52 | 07/14/20

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Well now to that big decision from Washington's NFL team finally agreeing to drop its controversial name and logo after decades of pressure. Rachel Scott joins us from FedEx field with all of the reaction. Good morning, Rachel. Reporter: Hey, Amy. Good morning. Yes, and fans are on the edge of their seats waiting to learn what the new name will be. Some suggestions already floating around out there. The red tail, the red wolves, the warriors but still no official word yet from the franchise. Never say never. The NFL owner who famously said he would never in all caps change his team's name this morning is searching for a new name. That will inspire sponsor, fans and community for the next 100 years. The news met with both relief -- It's still my team no matter what name they have. Reporter: And resistance. I spent over $700 in less than probably a month ago redoing all this and feeling I'm having right now is -- it's a Reporter: Owner Dan Snyder caving in after some of the team's biggest sponsor, FedEx, Nike and Pepsi demanded a change. When you're talking about Nike taking merchandise of your team off its shelves, that's a disaster that's coming that you cannot avoid as an owner and you cannot have as a franchise. Reporter: Washington hall of famer Darrell green signaling he's more than ready to make room for a New Jersey. I'm ready to throw them away. Give me the new helmet. We can win for a society for our people, for our nation. Reporter: And while the name is still up in the air, two things that we do appear to know, sources tell ESPN that the franchise does plan to lose all native American imagery but wants to keep the team's colors. We'll have to wait and see. Thank you so much.

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