|Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder|
The article came amid growing opposition to the team moniker, with even respected veteran sportscaster Bob Costas speaking out against the name recently.
The Onion is known for pushing the boundaries of what's acceptable in its satirical look at the world, but the site has occasionally gone too far – such as a tweet that referred to nine-year-old actress and Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis as the c-word. Its editors later apologized for that tweet.
People everywhere have been sharing their mixed feelings about the article this week. Did the Onion go too far, or was it fair to cross the line to make a point?