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Pressure has been mounting on the Redskins to change their name. Representatives of the Oneida Indian Nation had a meeting with NFL executives to request that the league sanction Redskins owner Daniel Snyder for conduct detrimental to the league. Snyder reportedly told commissioner Roger Goodell in a recent meeting that he had no plans to change the name, but given the amount of pressure both the league and team are under, things might come to a head fairly soon.


Name change?

In addition to their request to sanction Snyder, Oneida representatives asked league executives to amend the league's bylaws with a rule prohibiting teams from using "dictionary-defined racial slurs" in their names.

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Should the Redskins change their name?

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NFL Week 8 -- Redskins at Broncos

The Denver Broncos finally lost, but the world kept turning, as there's no doubt Peyton Manning's team remains one of the best -- if not the best -- squads in the league. Of course, this view could be shifted if Robert Griffin III & Co. win their third in four games on Sunday to pull back into the NFC East race.

Which team will win at Denver?

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  • Are the Broncos still favorites to win the AFC?

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  • What do you make of the Broncos being ranked No. 3 in the most recent NFL Power Rankings?

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  • How many games will the Broncos win this season?

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  • When will Robert Griffin III return to form?

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  • Is Washington (2-4) a legitimate playoff contender?

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  • The NFL reduced Brandon Meriweather's suspension for illegal hits from two games to one. What do you make of the punishment?

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  • Peyton Manning (ankle) missed practice for the first time in his Broncos career Wednesday, but returned Thursday and is expected to play Sunday. How worried should Denver fans be?

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  • The Broncos are on pace to score 681 points this season. Will they break the New England Patriots' record of 589?

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  • Peyton Manning is on pace to throw 57 TD passes this year and break Tom Brady's single-season record (50). How many will he end up with?

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  • Peyton Manning is on pace to throw for 5,863 yards this season and break Drew Brees' record of 5,476. Will he break the record?

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Cowboys clear NFC East favorites?

It's just one game, and it's only Week 7, but the Dallas Cowboys sure made a statement -- and helped their divisional positioning -- with a 17-3 win at the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. That moves Dallas to 4-3, one game ahead of Philly in the NFC East. Is Dallas a lock? What will happen in the rest of the NFC playoff race?

  • Which best reflects your view of the Cowboys' standing in the NFC East?

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  • How far will the Cowboys go this season?

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  • Will Jason Garrett coach the Cowboys in 2014?

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  • Which team is in better shape right now?

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  • Who should be the Eagles' QB when both are healthy?

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  • When will Robert Griffin III return to form?

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  • How worried should Bears fans be about Jay Cutler's groin injury, which knocked him from Sunday's game?

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  • Which team has the better shot of reaching the playoffs?

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  • Are the Panthers (3-3) legitimate playoff contenders?

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  • Are the Falcons (2-4) still in the playoff mix?

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NFL Week 6 -- Wash. at Dallas

It might be 1-3 vs. 2-3, but this Sunday night game carries a little more weight, considering the names of the teams involved. But there's more than just history between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys; the NFC East title is up for grabs, with Dallas tied atop the division and Washington half a game back. The teams also enter in different places mentally, with the Cowboys losing a heartbreaker against Denver on Sunday and Washington coming off a win and a bye.

Which team will win the Redskins-Cowboys game in Dallas?

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  • How will the Cowboys' 51-48 loss to the Broncos affect them vs. Washington?

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  • How much will having the bye week help Washington against Dallas?

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  • Which is the bigger concern for Dallas this season?

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  • Is Tony Romo an elite quarterback?

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  • Will Tony Romo win any of his future playoff games?

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  • When will Robert Griffin III return to form?

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  • If you had to win a game this weekend, which quarterback would you want as your starter?

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  • Which team will win the NFC East?

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Power shift in the NFC East?

Before the season, experts and voters alike liked either the Washington Redskins or New York Giants to claim the NFC East title. Three weeks in, neither has won a game. Washington fell 27-20 to the Detroit Lions at home Sunday. The Giants were embarrassed by the Carolina Panthers 38-0. Meanwhile, the Dallas Cowboys hammered the St. Louis Rams 31-7, meaning America's Team owns twice as many victories as the rest of its division combined. Will the current standings hold?

Which team will win the NFC East?

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  • Which NFC East team has been more disappointing?

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  • How many games will the Cowboys win this season?

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  • Is Tom Coughlin on the hot seat?

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  • Who/what is most to blame for the Giants' ugly 0-3 start?

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  • When will Robert Griffin III return to form?

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  • Are the Giants and Redskins finished for 2013 in terms of playoff contention?

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  • What grade do you give Eagles coach Chip Kelly through three weeks?

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  • If you had to win a game next week, which NFC East quarterback would you want as starter?

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