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The Washington Football Team looks to have whittled down its final selection of possible nicknames.

The Washington Redskins have cut down their list of possible nicknames.
The club launched a web series called “Creating the Brand” on YouTube, and in the third episode, team president Jason Wright sits down with head coach Ron Rivera and general manager Martin Mayhew.
Some of the finalists were shown to Wright’s colleagues.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM According to The Washington Post, the team had cut down the list to three nicknames from the eight disclosed in the video.
The Washington Presidents, Brigade, Redhogs, Football Team, Commanders, Armada, Defenders, and Redwolves were among the teams featured in the film.
The Washington Redwolves nickname appears to be agreed upon by the fans interviewed in the video.
RON RIVERA OF WASHINGTON ON THE NFL TAUNTING CRACKDOWN: ‘WE DONT NEED THE YOUNG PEOPLE TO SEE THAT’ “We started with 40,000 submissions and worked our way down from there,” Wright said in the video.
“It offered us a wide view of how the public and the fan base feel about us as an organization and where they want to see us go,” Wright told the Associated Press in July.
The Warriors, one of the prospective nicknames, was dropped from the list in July.
GET THE FOX NEWS APP HERE Wright stated in a statement on the team’s website that the new name will not include any references to Native Americans.
Wright believes that the new name will encourage more people to support the squad and that it will not offend anyone.
This article was written with the help of the Associated Press.