(Comcast Sportsnet) The calls to change the Washington Redskins nickname have increased throughout the past week.
Attorney General Eric Holder, Senator Harry Reid and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton have all petitioned to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to force Redskins owner Daniel Snyder to drop the Redskins team name.
CBS lead NFL analyst Phil Simms and NBC's Tony Dungy have even gone as far as saying they won't be using the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise during telecasts in 2014.
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But that won't be the case for former Bears head coach Mike Ditka.