Phil Simms doesn't want to take sides in the battle over the
So when Simms does the color commentary at the Sept. 25 Redskins-
"My very first thought is it will be 'Washington' the whole game," Simms said.
That might be easier said than done for a guy who has been saying 'Redskins' as a broadcaster for two decades and before that played the team twice a season for 14 years as quarterback for the New York Giants.
Jim Nantz, Simms' broadcast partner, said it's not his job to "take a stance" on the situation.
Simms isn't really taking a stance either. But if he chooses not to say the word so many people don't want to be used, isn't that at least a small victory for its opponents?
By the way, it's interesting that this news comes out on the same day as the Redskins play a preseason game against the
Or were they even going to mention the Redskins anyway since