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Bob Costas Calls Redskins Team Name A "Slur" And "Insult" To Native Americans

The longtime NBC commentator weighed in on the growing controversy during the team’s Sunday Night Football appearance.

1. During his weekly halftime commentary, NBC’s Bob Costas criticized Redskins owner Dan Snyder and team executives for their continued refusal to consider changing the “Redskins” team name to something slightly less offensive.

2. “It’s an insult — a slur — no matter how benign the present-day intent.” Here are Costas’ full remarks:

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