“There are a set of folks that have warmed to the Washington Football Team,” Wright said of input the organization has received. “Some of the things that are emerging from that are the Washington Football Team has something that ties deeply to our history. It feels like that isn’t jettisoning all the things we have been in the past, whereas something that’s completely new might feel that way.
“It’s important for a substantial part of our fan base to feel that this is a continuation of something vs. a complete reset, something brand new.”
Wright also said there’s a chance a new name could be announced before the end of the 2021 season, though no timetable exists.