Washington Football Team Reveals New Name: Commanders

Washington Football Team Reveals New Name: Commanders A detailed view of a Washington Commanders logo A detailed view of a Washington Commanders logo during the announcement of the Washington Football Team's name change to the Washington Commanders at FedExField in Landover, Maryland, on Feb. 2, 2022 (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wednesday, 02 February 2022 08:23 AM

The National Football League's Washington Football Team said on Wednesday they will now be called the Commanders following a lengthy review on how best to replace an original name that was widely seen as a racial slur against Native Americans.