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Dan Snyder 'THRILLED' with Supreme Court decision that should protect Redskins name

Dan Snyder 'THRILLED' with Supreme Court decision that should protect Redskins name

The Redskins got a big time win on Monday, and nowhere near a football field. The Supreme Court struck down parts of a law that bans trademarks on offensive language, and in turn, should protect the Redskins team name from legal challenges. 

Team owner Dan Snyder reacted to the news via a statement: "I am THRILLED! Hail to the Redskins."

Remember a few years back Snyder said he had no plans to change the team name despite mounting pressure from some opposition groups. Snyder famously said he would "NEVER" change the name, in all caps, so it was likely not a coincidence that Snyder used all capital letters in his statement.

In the time since, the Washington Post conducted a thorough survey of Native Americans to determine if the team name was offensive to the group. Overwhelmingly, Native Americans said they were not offended by the team name. After the survey, much of the public uproar around the team name dissipated. 

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Redskins activate TE Reed off of the PUP list

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Redskins activate TE Reed off of the PUP list

 

The Redskins have struggled on offense in the preseason. The good news is that they are getting one of their best offensive players back to work.

The team announced that tight end Jordan Reed has been activated off the physically unable to perform list (PUP). He was placed on the list at the start of training camp with a toe injury.

At first coach Jay Gruden indicated that the injury would be a short-term problem but as it turns out he spent 24 days on the PUP list.

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Reed made the Pro Bowl last year despite missing a total of four games with a shoulder injury and with a concussion, He caught 66 passes for 686 yards and six touchdowns.

His removal from the list means that he can start practicing with the team immediately. Reed would be eligible to play in the Redskins’ preseason game against the Bengals next Sunday. However, given how cautious the team has been with his injury and his value to the offense it seems likely that he will not take the field for a game until the Redskins’ season opener against the Eagles on September 10.

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WWE icon Jim Ross really loves Redskins running back Samaje Perine

WWE icon Jim Ross really loves Redskins running back Samaje Perine

Redskins fans don't quite know what they're going to get out of rooking running back Semaje Perine, but legendary WWE icon Jim Ross certainly does. 

Ross, a University of Oklahoma fan, saw a lot of Perine when he was a star on the Sooners. 

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Ross recently went on CSN to let the people know what, exactly, they were getting from the Oklahoma product. Here's the list of accolades, in no particular order, that Ross has for Perine:

- Restaurant quality running back

- tougher than a 2$ steak 

- a man's man

- all man (which is different than being a man's man, somehow)

- a yard wide (?)

You can see the whole thing here, with Ross coming in at the 1:22 mark. 

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