Name change in Washington and more

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After announcing the news this weekend, Monday morning formalized a change that has been announced for decades, the Washington franchise is withdrawing its old nickname and a new name will be announced soon.

Terez Paylor and Charles Robinson devote the first half of the podcast to this news, the team’s chronology for a new name, the place of Native American imagery in the NFL and where the Kansas City Chiefs join this discussion. (2:30)

They also discuss the lingering pessimism around the start of training camps, which should take place in a few weeks. With testing procedures for teams around the world and the NFLPA about to tell veterans not to show up, the start of the season is in danger. (9:50 p.m.)

Kansas City and Cleveland fans rejoiced on Tuesday as their teams locked up young rushers on long-term contracts. Charles and Terez discuss generous extensions, but in terms of course for Chris Jones and Myles Garrett. (27:50)

Athletic recently conducted a survey of players’ agents who ranked the 32 general managers of the NFL according to their ease or difficulty in working. After Denver Broncos general manager John Elway placed first on the end of the ladder, the guys discuss GM’s current crop and their reputation in the league. (35:50)

The old Washington NFL franchise logo displayed on a building. The team announced Monday that it will withdraw its logo and moniker after decades of backlash. (Photo by Drew Angerer / Getty Images)

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