Washington Football Team revealing new name in February


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Washington Football Team has released the date of their new name announcement.

Tuesday morning, the football team posted on a video on Twitter titled “The wait is almost over” in reference to the re-naming announcement that will be happening on Feb. 2, 2022.

Team President, Jason Wright said in a release that they can confirm that the, “team name will not be Wolves or RedWolves.”

“We are very excited about our final selection, which aligns with our values, carries forth our rich history, represents the region and, most importantly, is inspired and informed by you, our fans,” Wright said.

The eight name options that are being considered were the Armada, Brigade, Presidents, Redhogs, Commanders, Defenders, RedWolves, and Washington Football Team.

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