Washington legend Darrell Environmentally friendly tells TMZ Athletics … there should be only 1 route Dan Snyder takes when it comes to renaming his NFL franchise — and that’s to go with the “Pink Tails” moniker.
“I would say that would be my first and only decision ideal now,” the Hall of Fame cornerback claims.
Of study course, the Red Tails was the nickname provided to the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African American pilots who fought in Earth War II with planes that had red paint on the tails.
Green says it would be an amazing shift on Snyder’s section to get in touch with his team that … this just after many years of holding onto the controversial and downright racist “Redskins” nickname.
“The Crimson Tails are some of the greatest heroes of any color in our place,” Eco-friendly claims, “and specially from the incredible horrors that the Tuskegee Airmen were being up in opposition to.”
Green’s backing of the name arrives just days just after Washington’s franchise QB, Dwayne Haskins, also threw his assistance at the rear of the probable new mascot.
Green tells us he has not nevertheless been asked by Snyder or any individual in Washington’s group for enter … but he’s hopeful they will arrive at out to him before long.
“I would adore to be portion of discussions going ahead,” Inexperienced suggests.
In the meantime, Darrell is performing on a really cool challenge with other NFL players … assisting increase consciousness and cash for minorities who have been impacted for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.