Washington Redskins Products No Longer Appear on Nike's Apparel Site

FedEx has also pressured the team to change its name


Nike appears to have removed all of its NFL fan apparel for the Washington Redskins from its website. The move follows pressure from another sponsor, FedEx, which asked the team to change its name.

Nike did not comment on the removal of the team’s product on site but, in a July 3 statement about changing the nickname said that: “We have been talking to the NFL and sharing our concerns regarding the name of the Washington team.

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