Commanders news: Caleb Williams, Dan Quinn, name change and Ron Rivera

Exploring the latest Commanders news and rumors from around the media.

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Commanders name change isn't a priority

Josh Harris' ownership group has a monumental task ahead of them this year and way into the future. They inherited a terrible mess from the previous owner Dan Snyder. The early signs are positive, but turning the Washington Commanders into an industry leader is going to take time.

Of course, the new stadium and practice facility take priority above all else when it comes to matters off the field. A large section of the team's fanbase also wants another rebrand resolved as a matter of extreme urgency. However, team president Jason Wright poured cold water on anything being imminent based on comments via USA Today Sports.

"I’d feel the same as it would be with anybody else: if it’s the right thing to do, that’s what it is, and I don’t take anything personally. But, it’s not a priority right now. We have a lot of work to do on a million other things, but these guys make the right decisions and don’t do stuff on a whim; with any decision, it doesn’t come out of the clear blue, so there’s no reason to posture or defend. Like with their GM process, rapid but thorough is a good description of any process and decision they make, but our focus is on business, and this is not a focus right now."

Jason Wright via USA Today Sports

This is a contentious issue. While going back to the old name is nothing more than a pipe dream, Washington's long-suffering support wants the brand devised by Snyder to be gone along with his other incompetent management of team affairs.

It might happen one day. But not one day soon.