The Washington Football Team released running back Derrius Guice on Friday after he was charged in multiple domestic violence incidents. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Department told The Associated Press that Guice was arrested on one count of strangulation, three counts of assault and battery and one count of destruction of property. Strangulation is a Class 6 felony in Virginia.
On July 13, the team announced it was changing its name to the Washington Football Team during the 2020-2021 season. "The name is racist that's what you've got to understand," said Chief Tayac. "Don't believe what I tell you, look it up in Webster's Dictionary for the Washington Football Team.
The Washington Football Team's July -- and now the beginning of August -- was anything but that. The team has not played a single snap of football in 2020, and yet still dominated the news cycle for close to six weeks with off-the-field events that never seem to stop. The past 39 days have forever changed the franchise in Washington.