Monday will reportedly mark the end of a certain era in Washington football, as the team is expected to retire the name 'Redskins.'
Washington's football franchise was founded in 1933, and the team became the 'Washington Redskins' when the franchise moved from Boston to the nation's capital in 1937.
Over that span, Washington has won three Super Bowls, two NFL championships (pre-NFL-AFL merger) and had over 30 players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
So, as fans found out Sunday evening that the 'Washington Redskins' were soon to be a thing of the past, many of them became emotional on Twitter about the team's successes over the years.
Redskins History:— ً (@sxmbaaa) July 13, 2020
2 NFL titles.
3 Super Bowls.
603 Regular Season Wins.
23 Playoff Wins.
14 Division Championships.
5 Conference Championships
2 Retired Numbers.
32 Hall of Famers.
Countless memories & legends!
end of era.
Hail to the Redskins. #HTTR pic.twitter.com/yPwwXwIDMD
Its really starting to hit me that this will be the last night the team will be known as the Redskins. Like many of you, I’ve been a fan my entire life. I’ll always cherish the memories, traditions, & all the greats that have worn B&G. Hail to the Redskins forever. #HTTR pic.twitter.com/opTHRaZlvS— Sherlock Haskins (@andrew_burton) July 13, 2020
Almost all of my time being a fan the team hasn’t been good I took pride in being a Skins fan & will always cherish the memories. With them retiring the Redskins name tomorrow it will always be Hail to the Redskins & Now we look towards the future which I think is bright! #HTTR pic.twitter.com/uPm1MHqy6F— Zac (@DCzWall) July 13, 2020
Hail to the Redskins. Forever. pic.twitter.com/JvERxsqC0G— Raza (@razau_) July 13, 2020
One last time.— Trey (@TreyyMB) July 13, 2020
Hail To The Redskins. pic.twitter.com/EU7wJ7tnMw
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