Washington Redskins Darrell Green Corrects Report He Wanted Team to Change Name

July 27, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former Washington Redskins cornerback Darrell Green has come forth to defend comments made July 23 regarding the team name and statements he made in a radio interview earlier this week that incorrectly construed what he said as a call for the team to change the Redskins name.
Earlier this week, in an interview with WTOP-FM, former Washington Redskins superstars and Pro Football Hall of Fame members Art Monk and Darrell Green conceded the term "redskins" could be considered offensive to some and a conversation about a name change "could be considered."
"It deserves and warrants conversation because somebody is saying, 'Hey, this offends me,' and then you have a conversation," Green said Thursday.
Media reports immediately surfaced, reporting the pair had called for, or at least supported, the idea and ongoing controversy suggesting the name change.
The next day, Green clarified his remarks in an interview with 106.7 The Fan, a D.C.-area radio station.

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