Kevin Durant is a Washington, D.C. area native and a noted lifelong Redskins fan. Much like all Redskins fan in the area, Durant is extremely interested in the possible name change.
Washington owner Daniel Snyder announced earlier this month that the team was undergoing a review of its name and latest reports suggests that a name change is reportedly “imminent.”
Fans have been helping in this process, even some creating helmet and jersey concepts as well.
The Brooklyn Nets forward recently took to Instagram and seemed to love the idea of the “Washington Red Wolves.”
(Several fire emojis),” Durant commented on the name suggestion on Instagram.
Red Wolves, Redtails and Warriors are the three names currently getting the most attention on social media.
ESPN NFL insider John Keim reported on Saturday night that a name change could come soon.
“The Washington Redskins are close to having a new name “sooner than later”, a source said Saturday night. Earlier in the day Yahoo’s Charles Robinson reported a name could be announced within 24 to 48 hours,” he reported.