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Throwback Thursday: Chicago Embarrasses Washington in 1940 Title Game, 73-0
The most lopsided game in pro football history, which turned 75 years old this week, was made possible, in part, by one of football's oldest traditions: a loudmouthed, provocative Redskins owner.
Throwback Thursday: How The Washington NFL Team Got Its Controversial Nickname
Eighty-three years ago, Washington's current NFL team was born as the Boston Braves. The story behind the franchise's eventual nickname has nothing to do with honor or courage.