PETA would like the Redskins to keep their nickname and instead change their mascot to a red potato.

Seriously.

“Don’t change the legendary Redskins name. Just change the logo,” PETA writes. “By keeping the name and adopting a heart-healthy, appeeling logo, the Washington Redskins would set a powerful example on and off the field. And that’s no small potatoes.”

PETA continues with their “ingenious” and “healthy” suggestion:

When you hear the word “redskin,” what do you immediately think of? Potatoes, of course! And who could be offended by a harmless redskin potato—except, maybe, for the Yukon Gold lobby (and if Alaska had a football team, rest assured that we’d be the first to suggest the Yukon Gold Diggers as a franchise name).

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