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Redskins long snapper Nick Sundberg wouldn't want Tony Romo as holder

Redskins long snapper Nick Sundberg wouldn't want Tony Romo as holder

It's been a good few weeks for Nick Sundberg. The veteran long snapper got a new deal done with the Redskins, ensuring he will remain in Washington and working with young specialists Tress Way and Dustin Hopkins.

Perhaps in light of the four-year contract, Sundberg took to Reddit to conduct an AMA. Talking with Sundberg at Redskins Park, he's an interesting, funny guy, and his Reddit performance delivered.

Click here for the full thread, highlights below, commentary in italics.

Q: What do you think of Gruden's offense compared to others you've played in? Also, his leadership as a HC
NS:  I love his offense. We barely ever punted this year. More FG and PAT's are what I like.

Q: How do other players see long snappers? Do they see you as a part of the team as a Lb, rb or not?
NS: Its my job to make them see my value. We spend a lot more time together than just 4 hours on Sundays so thats where I create relationships. The weight room is huge for me. When guys see you working hard all the time, you become one of them. Regardless of position.
(Being in the locker room each day, Sundberg is definitely part of the team.)

Q: So is a hot dog a sandwich or not?
NS: Such a debated question. Meat between two pieces of bread is a SANDWICH. Plus i put mayo on my hotdogs so...
(Mind warp)

Q: Being a snapper doesn't it scare you that some dude is getting a running start while you have your head down?
NS: You get used to it. But since they can't line up over the top anymore they just come from the right or left. It is what it is and comes with the job.

Q: How do you feel about Kirk not getting signed yet? do you think it has more to do with FO or Kirk's Agent or both? I know he is gunning for the best contract possible, but what's the hold up as far as you know?
NS: Pretty sure he's down in Houston. But deals that big take time. Be patient.
(‘Skins fans aren’t great at being patient)

Q: Nick, would you ever let Tony Romo be your holder and why not?
NS: No, history repeats itself. I want a guy who wants to be there. Tress is one of the best in the biz.
(Savage)

Q: Console or PC? Favorite game?
NS: Grew up a PC guy playing Starcraft and Diablo so when they brought Diablo 3 to PS3 I was all in.
(I know what a PC is, and I know what a PS3 is, but that's it for me)

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Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson apologizes for anti-Semitic post

Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson apologizes for anti-Semitic post

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has apologized after backlash for sharing anti-Semitic posts on social media over the weekend.

"My post was definitely not intended for anybody of any race to feel any type of way, especially the Jewish community," Jackson said in a video he posted on Instagram on Tuesday. "I post things on my story all the time, and just probably never should have posted anything Hitler did, because Hitler was a bad person, and I know that."

The team issued the following statement: "We have spoken with DeSean Jackson about his social media posts. Regardless of his intentions, the messages he shared were offensive, harmful, and absolutely appalling. They have no place in our society, and are not condoned or supported in any way by the organization. We are disappointed and we reiterated to DeSean the importance of not only apologizing but also using his platform to take action to promote unity, equality, and respect. We are continuing to evaluate the circumstances and are committed to continuing to have productive and meaningful conversations with DeSean, as well as all of our players and staff, in order to educate, learn, and grow."

The NFL also issued a statement, saying: "DeSean's comments were highly inappropriate, offensive and divisive and stand in stark contrast to the NFL's values of respect, equality and inclusion. We have been in contact with the team which is addressing the matter with DeSean."

Jackson, a three-time Pro Bowl pick, is in his second stint in Philadelphia, returning last season to the team that drafted him in the second round of the 2008 draft.

Former Eagles president Joe Banner criticized Jackson on Twitter. Banner wrote: "If a white player said anything about (African-Americans) as outrageous as what Desean Jackson said about Jews tonight there would at least be a serious conversation about cutting him and a need for a team meeting to discuss. Which would be totally appropriate. Absolutely indefensible."

Banner, who also worked for Cleveland and Atlanta, later shared an anti-Palestinian tweet with the hashtag "Palestinianprivilege getting away with murder."

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Andrew Brandt says near impossible to get new Redskins name before Week 1

Andrew Brandt says near impossible to get new Redskins name before Week 1

Regardless if fans like the current name or want it changed, just on time alone the Redskins face a near impossible task to change their moniker in time for Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season. 

Andrew Brandt is an expert on NFL business and worked for the Packers for a decade. His work can be read in MMQB among others, and on Monday, he explained to the Redskins Talk Podcast that a new name and logo for the Redskins before the 2020 NFL season kicks off will require a "Herculean effort."

Normally changing the name of a football franchise valued at more than $3 billion would take years, with focus groups and market research to back up the decision. In this case, Washington is slated for a preseason game in Nashville on August 15th and to host their regular season opener on September 13th at FedEx Field. 

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The preseason opener is a little more than a month away, and the team hasn't even provided a timeline on a name change. In fact, though it's widely expected to come, the team hasn't even publicly said they're going to change the name at all.

It's hard to fathom the team could roll out even just new uniforms by August 15th, let alone erase every Redskins logo on their official stationery, moving supplies, marketing materials, and so on by September 13th. 

Brandt believes it could make sense for the team to just go by Washington this season and allow appropriate time to pick a new name for the 2021 season. 

"Maybe we have this provisional name without a lot of marks out there," he said. 

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A provisional name could end up being the Washington Football Club or something similar. 

For every fan making their case for Red Wolves or RedTails or Warriors or Hogs on social media and new uniform images on Instagram, realize that the effort to change the name goes miles beyond just new uniforms.

And to the experts, whatever that new name is won't be in play for 2020. 

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