Intimidating football player names

Searching for that perfect name for your fantasy football team?

Do you want to appear funny, witty, sarcastic, and "in-the-know" to your competitors?

A perfect example was the effort of the Miami Heat to create a “whiteout” during home playoff games.

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Pro Football Hall of Famer David “Deacon” Jones was obviously creative: He gave himself the legendary nickname — “No one would remember a player named David Jones,” he said — and is also credited with creating the term “sack” to describe tackling the quarterback behind the line of scrimmage.

Here's the character: A wolf-like monster (google Beast of Gevaudan) who's four-thirds of a normal man's size.

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Given that he lost his fingertip on Sunday, there’s no doubting the toughness of Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson. The annals of pro football are filled with tales of toughness and determination and those stories have become the stuff of legends.

With apologies to Big Ben, Broadway Joe, Iron Mike, Johnny Football, Mean Joe, etc., we restricted ourselves to actual “replacement” nicknames, as opposed to just a single adjective added on to the person’s first name. Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has made quite a bit of money off this moniker, a term that speaks to his powerful running approach.

Former Buccaneers defensive lineman, ex-LSU standout, and current SEC Network analyst Anthony Mc Farland will always be known as “Booger” to us.

I just made that fact up, but for a second you believed it.

I would rather be a corrections officer patrolling a prison rodeo than step into this place wearing a Chiefs jersey.

2 Oregon late Thursday night by ripping the ball away from Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota, it got us thinking.

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