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The Week contest: D.C. football
Pressure is increasing on the Washington Redskins to change their name. What would be a better name for the football team of the nation's capital?
How long will the logo — and team name — last?
How long will the logo — and team name — last? (Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
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ast week's question: Pressure is increasing on the Washington Redskins to change their name, with conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer saying the name is "freighted with negative connotations." What would be a better name for the football team of the nation's capital?

RESULTS:

THE WINNER: The SuperPAC-ers
John B Leroy, Phoenix

SECOND PLACE: Washington Stealers
Timothy Lane, Louisville

THIRD PLACE: Washington Red Inks
Ken Kellam III, Dallas

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Arlington Redskins
Jim Clark, La Porte, Ind.

Washington Fumblers
Mark McLaughlin, Westborough, Mass.

Washington Loggerheads
Robert B. Clemens, Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Washington Filibusters
Pete Postorino, Howell, N.J.

Washington Thin-Skins
Jeff Ocock, Palatine Ill.

Washington Gridlocks
David McCoy, Athens, Ohio

Washington Red-faced Liars
Richard Kudlack, Bolton Landing, N.Y.

Washington Gasbags
Wendell Openshaw, Las Vegas

Washington Punt-its
John Carlson, Mexico, Mo.

Washington Kickbacks
Christine Theiss, Orange, Conn.

DC Comics
Norb Geiss, Venice, Fla.

Washington DCeivers
Jay Silverstein, Melrose, Mass.

Washington Can Kickers
Richard English, Bloomington, Minn.

Washington Football People
Ivan Kershner, Salem, S.C.

D.C. PollCats
Joseph Dizel, East Wareham, Mass.

Washington Blue and Red Skins
Craig Hoechstetter, Boulder

Washington Lame Ducks
Karyn Downs, Littleton, Colo.

Washington Multi Skin Tones
Dick LaVine, New York City

Washington Red Tape
Suzan Friedman, San Francisco

Washington Brinksmen
Marcy Levy, Fort Lee, N.J.

New name approval delayed by radical traditionalists, players furloughed until further notice.
Daniel Rafferty, Allston, Mass.

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