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Washington Football Team changes name to Commanders

Washington Football Team Announces Name Change to Washington Commanders
LANDOVER, MARYLAND – FEBRUARY 02: Team co-owners Dan and Tanya Snyder, former player Joe Theismann, and current player Jonathan Allen unveil the new team uniforms during the announcement of the Washington Football Team’s name change to the Washington Commanders at FedExField on February 02, 2022 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

After two years The Washington Football Team has a new name.

The team announced today they are officially the Washington Commanders with new uniforms to match the rebrand.

“As an organization, we are excited to rally and rise together as one under our new identity while paying homage to our local roots and what it means to represent the nation’s capital,” said co-owner and co-CEO Dan Snyder. “As we kick-off our 90th season, it is important for our organization and fans to pay tribute to our past traditions, history, legacy and the greats that came before us. We continue to honor and represent the Burgundy & Gold while forging a pathway to a new era in Washington. Today may mark the first day for the Washington Commanders, but we are and always will be Washington.”

The team is sticking with their traditional burgundy and gold color scheme with an addition to black and an alternate color. While the team’s home and away uniforms remain largey unchanged, the team introduced an alternate black uniform combination.