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Redskins punter Tress Way injured on devastating hit on Sproles' return

Redskins punter Tress Way injured on devastating hit on Sproles' return

The Redskins started the second half of their Week 14 game against the Eagles with possession of the ball.

But after three uneventful plays, Tress Way was brought on to punt on fourth down.

Eagles' speesdster Darren Sproles returned the punt and proceeded to dart his way past Redskins' special teams players en route to a touchdown.

The final hurdle Sproles had to clear was the punter Way. But Sproles got some help from Terrence Brooks, who drilled Way with a huge hit.

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Way immediately went down and it was clear that he was rocked. The touchdown was eventually called back because of an illegal block in the back penalty on Zach Ertz. 

Way was helped off the field and was attended to by the medical staff.

If Way is unable to return, kicker Dustin Hopkins is likely to takeover the punting duties for the remainder of the game. 

It appears as if Way is prepared on the sidelines for a return to the game, which is excellent news.

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If the Redskins go with a new name, quarterback Dwayne Haskins has a favorite

If the Redskins go with a new name, quarterback Dwayne Haskins has a favorite

As the Redskins name-change debate continues to gain steam, people everywhere are weighing in on potential options for a switch.

Scanning social media, the leaders in the clubhouse seem to be the Washington Warriors, Redtails and Redhawks.

At least one of those names has the blessing of a player fans hope will eventually become the face of the franchise.

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With several former Ohio State players on the team -- Dwayne Haskins, Chase Young, Terry McLaurin -- Bleacher Report's Matt Miller tossed around the idea of changing the Redskins to the Buckeyes. Quarterback Dwayne Haskins responded saying he liked the Redtails.

The Redtails were a group of Tuskegee airmen, all-black fighter pilots during World War II.

Haskins said "that's if we have to change the name," making clear he isn't taking a stance on whether the team should change the name.

Reports have suggested a name change is likely before the 2020 season begins.

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Report: Globetrotters willing to sell Washington Generals name to Redskins

Report: Globetrotters willing to sell Washington Generals name to Redskins

As the Washington football team mulls over the increasingly likely decision to change its name from the Redskins, the parent company of the Harlem Globetrotters suggested Friday that it'd be interested in giving the team another option.

According to Action Network's Darren Rovell, a spokesman for Herschend Entertainment said the company would "love" for the Redskins or NFL to call about buying the rights to the Washington Generals name.

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The Generals are the frequent opponent of the Globetrotters, almost always on the losing end of the fun basketball competition. Herschend Entertainment owns trademarks for both the Generals and Globetrotters.

“We think that the Globetrotters are right up there as the most liked team in the world with Manchester United and the New York Yankees,” Brett Meister, the spokesman, said. “Our heritage includes the Washington Generals.”

The Generals also have other local ties, as the team's former owner/coach/player Red Klotz was a member of the 1948 title-winning Baltimore Bullets.

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