An Idaho tech company has registered a website domain name that could be a huge in clue in discovering the new name for the NFL’s Washington Football Team.

What’s happening: The tech company MarkMonitor, which has a headquarters at The Village at Meridian, Idaho, obtained a new domain name that sounds like one for an NFL franchise, according to East Idaho News.

How it was discovered: So let’s talk about Twitter user Larry Legend, who made the discovery that the domain name was transferred to MarkMonitor.

  • Whois, an internet record listing service, confirmed the move, per the East Idaho News.
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Yes, but: Six NFL franchises don’t use MarkMonitor for their URLs, including the New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens and, yes, the Washington Football Team, per Washington Post’s Sam Fortier.

  • The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that was previously owned by someone in the “Commanders Club,” which is a group that pays homage to the James Bond.
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch confirmed the owner sold the domain name. However, the owner said there was no contact with the Washington NFL franchise.
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What’s next: The Washington Football team is expected to unveil the new team name on Feb. 2, according to CBS Sports.

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