The Washington Redskins is not a popular franchise these days.
The controversial team has announced that sales of their merchandise have been down recently. Their sales have been down 35% and is expected not to raise up anytime soon.
Washington had a winning season in 2012 but took a huge step backwards last year going 3-13. The team has been under fire recently for it’s refusal to change its team name.
Native American groups, lawmakers, media members and other observers, who say the name is offensive and racist toward the Native American community.
Dan Synder repeatedly says he will not change the name.