New Washington Football Team Name Possibly Revealed And WFT Fans Are Not Happy

New Washington Football Team Name Possibly Revealed And WFT Fans Are Not Happy

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  • Football fans have been waiting two years now for a new Washington Football Team name.
  • Now, the name may have possibly been revealed a couple of weeks early based on some domain information.
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Way back in July of 2020, the Washington Football Team announced it would finally be retiring the nickname Redskins after getting pressure from stadium naming-rights sponsor FedEx complained about it to ownership.

30 months later, Washington is on the precipice of picking a new team name.

Washington is going to reveal its new team name and uniform on 2/2/22.

Over the past two-plus years, there has been no shortage of internet sleuths trying to find out what that name will be.

Possible choices have included Admirals, Americans, Armada, Brigade, Commanders, Defenders, Federals, Monuments, Presidents, Redhogs, Redtails, Redwolves, Renegades, and Veterans.

Did the alleged uniform leak provide a strong hint?

This past January, a tease of the new Washington Football Team uniforms was revealed.

We speculated that based on the stars on the sleeve, the uniform seems military-esque. That would perhaps allude to the Admirals, Armada, Brigade, Commanders or Defenders.

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According to one internet sleuth, that speculation was justified.

Domain information may have actually revealed that the Washington Football Team’s new name is going to be the Commanders.

The Comeback reports the domain is registered under MarkMonitor Inc., which is the company that registers the domain names of the majority of the other NFL team sites.

Previous domains like, which had linked to what appeared to be a Washington Football Team placeholder site, now redirect to the NFL’s Crucial Catch page. currently shows an error message.

So will Washington’s new team name end up being the Commanders when it is revealed on 2/2/22? I certainly appears that way.

Not that fans are thrilled about it, based on many of the reactions to this news.

Then again…

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