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12/30/2014 12:11 pm ET Updated Dec 30, 2014

'Redskins' Mentions Down 27% On NFL Game Broadcasts In 2014

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NFL announcers said the word "Redskins" 472 fewer times this regular season than in 2013, a decrease of 27%. We expected the Washington nickname controversy to impact how announcers called games, but not to this degree; in fact, yesterday's slate of broadcasts only found "Redskins" being mentioned 13 times.

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