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The Chiefs got their controversial name from a Kansas City mayor who went by ‘Chief’ and insisted on the team being named after himself

Neither the origin of the Kansas City Chiefs nor its namesake is rooted in Native American tradition, according to journalist Vincent Schilling.
A.J. Francis playing for the Washington Redskins.

Former Washington Redskins defensive tackle calls the team’s logo racist after signing with the Giants

A.J. Francis, who just left the Washington Redskins to sign with the New York Giants in free agency, brought the ongoing controversy over Washington's nickname and logo back into the public eye by calling the team's logo racist in an Instagram post.