Each year there is a struggle to not just field the best team in fantasy football, but also have the best team name. Here are good fantasy football team names. Most are based on player names. (Note: Some of these names will not be appropriate for everyone. More will be added before the season starts)
Waddle Waddle (Jaylen Waddle/The Duck Song)- Jaylen Waddle certainly runs a lot faster than a duck waddles, but the name still fits. And many people have watched this annoying song on Youtube.
It’s T-Law (Trevor Lawrence)- Trevor Lawrence will be in the league for a long time.
Masterbateman (Rashod Bateman)- No explanation needed.
Leave it all on the Fields (Justin Fields)- There are so many saying with Fields’ name in it to go after if he is on a fantasy roster.
It’s all about the Chase (Ja’Marr Chase)- There will be a lot of defenders chasing Ja’Marr Chase in the years to come.
Pitt’s Creek (Kyle Pitts/Schitt’s Creek)- Kyle Pitts will have a lot of team names surrounding him in the coming years.
Give me Moore of That (Rondale Moore/Elijah Moore)- There are two Moore wide receivers in the NFL now. They are not related.
Marshall Law (Terrace Marshall Jr.)- Hopefully Marshall plays well enough that Marshall law will not need to be enforced.
Show me the Toney (Kadarius Toney/Jerry Maguire)- There is a famous scene in Jerry Maguire, where star receiver Rod Tidwell (played by Cuba Gooding Jr.) yells, “Show me the money!” several times over.
Scary Terry (Tamorrion Terry/Rick and Morty)- Terry may not produce from day one, but he could be real scary for defenses once he does.
Players That Have Been Around A While
Note: You may have seen these names before
Love Stinks (Jordan Love/Aaron Rodgers/The Wedding Singer)- Aaron Rodgers‘ fans already know that the Packers drafted his eventual replacement in Jordan Love. In the Adam Sandler film “The Wedding Singer”, a classic song was performed which is probably aligning with what Rogers and his fans are thinking.
Get Swifty (D’Andre Swift/Rick and Morty)- D’Andre Swift is a rookie running back for the Detroit Lions who will be getting a lot of work. Rick and Morty had a great song called “Get Schwifty” which could be the feel of an owner’s team.
CeeDees TDs (CeeDee Lamb)- Whether it’s just because it rhymes or has some raunchy implications, CeeDees TDs will be a popular fantasy team next year.
The Silence of the Lambs (CeeDee Lamb/The Silence of the Lambs)- Lamb’s name is right in the title of an absolute classic movie.
It Takes Tua to Make a Thing Go Right (Tua Tagovailoa/ It Takes Two)- The rookie quarterback out of Alabama has a great name to play off of for fantasy football. Rob Base and DJ EZ Rock have a song that could easily be parodied for Tua.
It Takes Tua to Tango (Tua Tagovailoa)- A classic saying for the Dolphins’ rookie quarterback.
Joe-Hio State (Joe Burrow/Ohio State)- Joe Burrow is an Ohio kid playing for the Bengals and will be trying to claim dominance over the Browns.
Joe Burrow Tiger King (Joe Burrow/Tiger King)- Burrow played at LSU and now is a Bengal making him the king of tigers. It just so happens that the one of the biggest cultural trends before he was selected was the docuseries, “Tiger King”.
Quarto Quesos Dos Fritos (Quartney Davis/Psych)- This one is a little bit of a stretch, but Psych is a great show, so it fits. Quartney Davis has a unique name and one of the best appetizers ever came from Psych with similar starts to their names. I have made them before and here is a video on how to make them.
Tee it up (Tee Higgins)- Tee Higgins has potential to have several names based on him.
Golden Tee (Tee Higgins/Golden Tee)- Everyone has been to a bar with the Golden Tee video games and Tee Higgins could help fantasy teams bring home some gold trophies this season.
The Mims (Denzel Mims/The Sims)- Denzel Mims also has a name that can be used a lot. The sims can easily be changed into “The Mims”.
Shut Up Mimsy! (Denzel Mims/South Park)- The Mims name strikes again, but this time with a little-used character in South Park.
Dobbins is a Free Elf! (JK Dobbins/Harry Potter)- I am not a Harry Potter fan, but there are a lot out there. JK Dobbins just happens to have a similar name to one of the best characters in the franchise.
Gordon’s Mighty Ducks (Melvin Gordon/Mighty Ducks)- Gordon’s last name is the same as the first name of the best coach of all time, the Minnesota Miracle Man, Gordon Bombay. The Mighty Ducks are a rag-tag bunch of kids who rally together to win a championship and several fantasy teams are the same way.
Rudolph the Redzone Reindeer (Kyle Rudolph/Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer)- Rudolph has never shied away from his connection to the famous Christmas creature. He proved his red zone prowess in the NFC Playoffs last season.
I Would Walk 500 Miles (Miles Sanders/Miles Boykin/The Proclaimers)- Miles is a decently common name and also a major theme of a song that was a hit, but also popularized by the show “How I Met Your Mother”.
What Can Brown do for you? (Marquise Brown/Antonio Brown/A.J. Brown/John Brown/UPS)- Any team that has a player with the last name of Brown needs to consider the old UPS slogan, “What can Brown do for you?”
Snell Ya Later (Benny Snell)- Benny Snell strikes again.
See You in Snell (Benny Snell)- Snell’s name is too easy.
DJ Got us Fallin’ in Love (D.J. Chark/David Johnson/Usher)- If D.J. Chark does well or David Johnson comes back to fantasy relevancy this season, they could have everyone remembering this banger by Usher.
Minshew Mania (Gardner Minshew)- Minshew is a cult hero already and deserves his own fantasy team name.
Pop Lock and Drop it (Drew Lock/Huey)- Lock is an up and coming player and could remind people of this song, which almost has 50 million views on Youtube.
McLaurin F1 (Terry McLaurin/McLaren F1)- Terry Mclaurin has the speed and can easily be compared to the F1 racing team.
The Golladay Season (Kenny Golladay)- The holiday season is right around playoff time, so if Golladay is on the roster, hopefully he will come through in the clutch.
Free Aaron Jones (Aaron Jones)- Aaron Jones has been a good running back for a few years, but was fully unleashed last season. Anyone who has owned him over the last few years knows that Jones needs to be set free.
You Play Ball Like a Gurley (Todd Gurley/The Sandlot)- Girls kick ass, but one of the best movie lines of all time is, “You play ball like a girl!” in “The Sandlot”. Todd Gurley‘s name helps make the connection complete.
Run CMC (Christian McCaffrey/Run DMC)- A common fantasy team name pairs one of the best players in the league with an early, great rap group.
King of the Hill (Tyreek Hill/Taysom Hill)- Hank Hill would’ve been a great fantasy running back, but chose to sell propane instead. This motivational speech may give a team of Tyreek or Taysom Hill the right kick in the pants to win a championship.
DK’s Country (DK Metcalf/Donkey Kong)- DK Metcalf had a great rookie season and happens to have the same first name as the initials of a famous video game character.
Kelley’s Conspiracies- Joshua Kelley was just drafted, but for any fans of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” they’ll recognize the last name Kelly and remember one of the greatest tv scenes in history.
Haskins Robbins (Dwayne Haskins/Baskin Robbins)- If Haskins is on the roster and fans think about ice cream a lot, like this author, this is a natural team name.
James Conner: The Terminator (James Conner/The Terminator)- The Terminator is actually John Conner, but it still fits. James Conner has battled injuries, beaten cancer and been a productive running back in the NFL. He is tough as nails and he’ll be back this year.
Bitchin’ Kamara (Alvin Kamara/Bitchin’ Camaro)- My Aunt Vicky showed me this video and asked if anyone had this name yet. Kamara is pretty bitchin’.
Note: These are names if you have a combination of players
Boston TE Party (Patriots’ TEs/Boston Tea Party)- The Patriots drafted two tight ends in the 2020 NFL Draft and just happen to play in the city of a great historical event.
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