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Jan. 5, 2022, 10:03 AM

Washington NFL Team Punts on RedWolves Citing Trademark Issues

Kyle Jahner
Kyle Jahner
IP Reporter

The Washington Football Team announced it will unveil its new nickname on “2.2.22" while shooting down online fan favorite “RedWolves” over trademark concerns.

The team set the Feb. 2 reveal date, teased parts of the uniform, and eliminated RedWolves on its site and social media accounts Tuesday. The franchise has played its last two seasons under the WFT moniker and has been working to select a permanent identity since ditching the name Redskins under public pressure.

The team in September narrowed the list down to eight names: Red Hogs, Defenders, Armada, Presidents, Brigade, Commanders, RedWolves, and Washington Football Team. The ...

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