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NFL player poll: Redskins name OK

Updated: September 2, 2014, 9:44 PM ET
ESPN.com

A majority of NFL players support the Washington Redskins nickname, according to a non-scientific survey conducted by NFL Nation reporters throughout the offseason and training camp.

Players were asked a simple question: "Yes or no: Do the Redskins need to change their name?" Of 286 players polled, 167 -- 58 percent -- said the Redskins should not change their name, with 119 players -- 42 percent -- saying they should find a new nickname.

NFL Nation polled 51 Redskins ...

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