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Washington FL narrows down the list of potential new nicknames

Washington FL narrows down the list of potential new nicknames

The Washington soccer team It looks like he’s close to deciding on a nickname or just keeping what he has for more than a year after deciding to walk away from the Redskins moniker.

WFT co-CEO Tanya Snyder told ESPN’s Adam Schefter about it audio notation The team is down this week to about eight possibilities when it comes to the team’s new title. Snyder emphasized the eight “heard” shifter titles the organization loved.

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Nicknames are Armada, Chiefs, Major General, Redhawks, Commanders, Red Wolves, Defenders and WFT.

Snyder added that the franchise was reduced to three names he liked but he didn’t say which ones.

In August, the list appears to have included Redhogs. The franchise has produced a web series on Youtube It’s called Brand Making, and in the third episode of the series, Team Leader Jason Wright sits down with Technical Director Ron Rivera and General Manager Martin Mayhew. Wright showed his teammates some finalists.

In the video, some fans agreed that the Washington Red Wolves would be a good team name.

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“We started with 40,000 posts and from there we started slipping down to a smaller amount,” Wright said in the video. “It gave us a broad view of how the public and our fan base feel as an organization and where they want to see us.”

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Wright later tweeted that the list in the video were not the final aliases.

Wright told the Associated Press in July that the organization was narrowing the list with an official reveal expected to come before the 2022 NFL Draft.

One potential title, the Warriors, was removed from the list in July.

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He said in a statement on Team site That the new name would not show anything related to the Native Americans. Wright said that the new name should attract more people to support the team and that the new name should not be offensive to anyone.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.