From Bad To Worse: A Tough Day For The Washington Redskins

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Protestors impetus outward TCF Bank Stadium before an NFL football diversion between a Minnesota Vikings and a Washington Redskins, on Sunday in Minneapolis.i
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Protestors impetus outward TCF Bank Stadium before an NFL football diversion between a Minnesota Vikings and a Washington Redskins, on Sunday in Minneapolis.

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Protestors impetus outward TCF Bank Stadium before an NFL football diversion between a Minnesota Vikings and a Washington Redskins, on Sunday in Minneapolis.

Protestors impetus outward TCF Bank Stadium before an NFL football diversion between a Minnesota Vikings and a Washington Redskins, on Sunday in Minneapolis.

Jim Mone/AP

This hasn’t been a best of days for a Washington Redskins.

First, one of a group buses crashed en track to Minnesota, where a Redskins were to play a Vikings.

ESPN says:

“Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske pronounced one of a Minneapolis military squads escorting dual buses crashed into a ensure rail and finished adult in front of a buses. He pronounced a initial train braked though a second train back finished a initial train on a ramp. He pronounced a collision call came in around 8:15 a.m.

“Roeske pronounced a officer in a patrol automobile was taken to a hospital. He combined there were teenager injuries like scrapes and bruises on during slightest one train passenger, though he didn’t know how many postulated injuries.”

Then, as a group arrived during Minneapolis’ TCF Bank Stadium, players faced some 5,000 Native American protesters indignant over a team’s name and trademark and perfectionist it be altered to solve a long-standing dispute.

Time writes:

“Clyde Bellecourt, a polite rights romantic and co-founder of a American Indian Movement, pronounced during Sunday’s eventuality that a group name is a sign of a scalping and genocide Native American people endured via history, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.

“Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges participated in chants of “Change a name!” before vocalization to a crowd. “I have a summary to a Washington team,” she said. “The time is ticking on your name … it’s some-more than an insult, it’s hate.”

The manoeuvre de beauty was a diversion itself: Redskins Quarterback Robert Griffin III, in his initial diversion given pang an ankle damage in week two, was sacked 5 times and Washington mislaid 29-26.

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