The team also tweeted a link to Allen’s letter.
And then five of the team’s biggest stars tweeted a link to Allen’s letter, in kind of similar words. Coincidence, probably.
Redskins President Bruce Allen sets the record straight in response to Senator Harry Reid’s letter: http://t.co/ZFJSM0MQ4W— Brian Orakpo (@rak98) May 25, 2014
Outside of Robert Griffin III, I’d guess those are the team’s five most popular players. So there seems to be some solidarity there.
Popular alumni also chimed in.
@Redskins This is a great letter to read if you any doubts concerning the name change. Thank you Bruce. Great points and well thought out.— Chris Cooley (@thecooleyzone) May 24, 2014
Bruce Allen’s response to Sen. Reid was spot on. I was and still am proud to b a Washington Redskin. HTTR !!!— Joe Theismann (@Theismann7) May 24, 2014
Also, the team’s official account tweeted and re-tweeted other interesting name-related nuggets.