CBS Analyst Phil Simms To Avoid Saying ‘Redskins’

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS lead analyst Phil Simms plans to try to avoid saying “Redskins” during Washington’s nationally televised game against the New York Giants. The network airs the matchup Thursday night as part of its new NFL package. Simms first told The Associated Press last month that he would call the team “Washington” […]

Simms, Dungy To Avoid Using ‘Redskins’

CBS is allowing its announcers to decide on their own whether to call the team the Redskins. So is Fox, which handles the NFC and will televise most of Washington’s games. Both Phil Simms at CBS and NBC’s Tony Dungy say they’ll likely refer to the team as just “Washington.”