Fantasy Football Team Names

Fantasy Football Team Names

It’s officially summertime, when travel and swimming and thoughts of the beach or mountains take over your mind. Pretty soon, NFL training camps will be starting, too, as will the unofficial start of fantasy football season, then 4for4.com will be more of a hotspot to get every little tidbit of information that will make your draft day selections a piece of cake.

The fact is, though, until your draft day rolls around, there isn’t a whole lot you can control about your fantasy football team at this point of the offseason. The one thing you can control is probably something that may not have even crossed your mind yet. However, thinking about it now may just save you some headache and stress when the time comes to make one of the biggest fantasy football decisions of the season—your team name.

Why You Should Think of a Name Now

Okay, maybe I’m being dramatic. But, if you’re one of those owners who love to come up with something clever instead of Team Bill or The Crushers, you know exactly what I’m talking about.

Thinking up a gutsy, funny, or clever team name in this very moment can definitely save you some headaches a few weeks from now when you really feel put on the spot. Waiting until the day you sign up for your account and staring blankly at the team name section wondering what to fill in can be stressful—and we all have enough stress in our lives. Checking out the clever team names your opponents have already decided on doesn't help, and can really make you panic.

What Makes a Good Fantasy Team Name?

My personal goal for a team name is one that will draw comments, laughter and even awe from friends and league-mates. Something newsworthy and topical is also good, and sometimes it doesn’t even have to be football related. Using a player name is also a good choice, but you may not know who you have rostered yet.

A good team name is up to each owner, and even the type of owners in your league. For me, I like vile, disgusting and perverted — something my wife would cringe at. In fact, I still use a team name with Woodhead in it. While I probably shouldn't share those here, hopefully, this article will give you a good head start as far as choosing something that will get you noticed—or at least get your mind churning to come up with your own. Then it’s just a matter of backing it up on the proverbial fantasy football field beginning in September, which shouldn’t be a problem since you subscribed to 4for4.

Are There Rules When it Comes to Fantasy Names?

When I was approached a few years ago about coming up with some team names for an article, I was told to “keep it PG-13.” For me, that’s a challenge. I don’t want to say I’m a pervert or immature... but I kind of am. Other than not being able to share those in this article, I have a couple of simple, unwritten rules I like to follow for team names:

  1. I’d maybe be considerate of your league-mates. Maybe. If someone is a pastor or reverend maybe stay away from certain themes. Females in your league? Maybe shy away from certain topics. Kids? That can really reduce your choices. But just at least be aware.
  2. Try to come up with something different year-to-year. I know it’s not always easy, but reusing your team name from the year before makes you seem lazy. Sure, I still use Woodhead as one of my team names, but that’s just hilarious. So anything with Johnson, Wood or Peterson is an exception to this rule.
  3. While it’s not always great to use the same team name, steal someone else’s, or even recycle from other years, I will say I’d much rather see that than “Scott’s Team” or “Team Scott.” What an embarrassment.

A bunch of the names below came from Internet searches, others were names I’ve seen in various leagues I play in, and others revolve around certain topics that just sparked in my mind.

We would love to hear some of your favorite, (printable) names and we can even add them to our list as the season goes on. You can email them to me at scott@4for4.com. I’ll also update the list throughout the year with my own and ones that get sent to me.

Alcohol-Themed Team Names

This is probably one of my favorite topics.

  • Cooper Solo Kupp
  • Shot of Jamison Crowder
  • Miller Genuine Draft Picks
  • Ginn and Tonic
  • Fozzy Navel
  • MouthFeely (my favorite craft beer term)
  • Barkley Wine
  • Ian RapaPorter
  • CJ Pilsner
  • India Pale B-ail-ley
  • Indy Pale Ale
  • DeAndre HOPS-kins
  • Kraft Beer
  • ShAndy Reid
  • Derek Carr Bomb
  • BaCarrdi Rum
  • Long Island Iced Montee

Film/TV-Themed Team Names

Movies and TV shows are an endless possibility for funny names just between one-liners and titles. This list could go on and on, so I tried to narrow it down to the more clever and popular ones.

  • Hunt Fournette October (thanks Dave R)
  • DeShaun in 60 Seconds
  • Lights, Kamara, Action!
  • All Dogs go to Evans
  • Hot Chubb Time Machine
  • FournetteFlix
  • Always Sony in Philadelphia
  • Kelce Grammer
  • Chris Hogan's Heroes
  • Dude, Where's My Carr - Trenton T.
  • Dukes Johnson of Hazzard
  • Frankly, Ameer, I Don't Give a Damn
  • Dak to the Future
  • Dalvin and the Chipmunks
  • Alvin and the Art Monks
  • Delanie Walker, Titans Ranger
  • I Pitta the Fool
  • Roddy White and 7 Dwarfs
  • Forgetting Brandon Marshall
  • Forte-Year Old Virgin
  • Yippee Ki Yay Justin Tucker
  • Final Dez-tination
  • A Rivers Runs Through It
  • Mr. Rodgers Neighborhood
  • The Big Gronkowski
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Bortles
  • Saved by Odell
  • The Tannehills Have Eyes
  • The Blair Walsh Project
  • Demaryius Thomas and Friends
  • One Crabtree Hill

Music-Themed Team Names

This is another endless possibility between titles and lyrics.

  • Rollin with Mahomies
  • Oh Saquon Can You See…
  • Josh Jacobs Jingleheimer Schmidt
  • 99 Problems But Fitz Ain’t One
  • Take Mahomes Country Road
  • Hit Me With Your Prescott
  • Marky Mark and the Funchess Bunch
  • Dr. DeanDre Hopkins
  • Guice, Guice Baby
  • Dakstreet Boys
  • Sgt Pepper's Landry, Ertz, Cobb Band
  • Ooh, Evans is a Place on Ertz
  • Just What I Sneaded
  • Baby Got Dak
  • We Will, We Wilfork You
  • We Will, We Will Gronk You
  • Let Me See You Tootsie Sproles
  • Enter Sandersman
  • Just Mike Vick in a Box
  • Fleener Than a Junkyard Dog
  • Hooked on a Thielen
  • Dion Lewis and the News
  • Let’s Get PhysZekiel
  • Little Red Fournette
  • ABC, Easy as RG3
  • Every Day I’m Russell’n
  • Flutie and the Blowfish
  • Straight Outta Tomlin
  • Boy Named Suh
  • Runaround Suh
  • Le’Veon a Prayer
  • Le’Veon my Wayward Son
  • Le'Veon Let Die
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • You Got a Fast Carr
  • Hump-Tebow Dance
  • You Down with ODB (Jamaal Know Me)
  • You Down with JPP
  • Flacco Seagulls
  • Run DMC
  • MendenHall & Oates
  • Belicheck Yourself before you Wreck Yourself
  • Drew Brees Makes Me Feel Fine
  • Troubled Bridgewaters
  • Rage Against Vereen
  • Counting Crowells
  • Welcome to the Patrick Chungle
  • Coop Dogg
  • Julio Think You Are
  • Julio Let the Dogs Out
  • Stairway to Evans
  • Knockin' on Evans Door
  • Wentz, Twice, Three Times a Lady
  • Montee Can't Buy You Love
  • Red Hot Julius Peppers
  • It's Wayning Men
  • Hotel, Odell, Holiday Inn
  • Chris Ebony and Ivory
  • Rock n' Sproles
  • Russell and Flo
  • Jamaal About That Base
  • Me and Julio (Ask your dad about this down by the schoolyard)

Random Team Names with No Theme Whatsoever

Here are a bunch of random names that cover a wide range of topics.

  • Have a Thielen This Gurley Wins (thanks Kathy D)
  • A D-Kupp beats a C-Kupp (thanks John P)
  • Prime Kupps (thanks John P)
  • A Brown Eye (thanks Ben H)
  • Miami Sharks (thanks Richard N)
  • The DavidCHI Code (thanks Jason S)
  • Red Solo Kupp (thanks Todd E)
  • A.K.41 (thanks Jason H)
  • Roethlisberger in Paradise (thanks Todd E)
  • Hagridiron (thanks Todd E)
  • Sackless in Seattle (thanks Brad B)
  • Mahomes In Alabama (thanks Doyle H)
  • You Gotta McKinnon Me (thanks Robert S)
  • Penny For Your Thoughts (thanks Robert S)
  • Mixon Drinks With Mahomes (thanks Dave R)
  • Sherlock Mahomes (thanks Dave R)
  • Aaron Out My Johnson (thanks Joe G)
  • Your Gurley Loves My Johnson (thanks Joe G)
  • Resting Gase Face (thanks Rob A)
  • Armed Rodgery
  • Aaron It Out
  • Lamar the Merrier
  • Who’s on First, Watson on Second
  • Watson on Your Mind?
  • The Kamara Adds 10 Pounds
  • Happy Gollodays
  • Kittles and Bits (thanks Brandon F)
  • Lying Gronk and BELL-y up (thanks Jesse G)
  • McCaff-ery and a Big Mack (thanks Jesse G)
  • Where the BELL is Le'Veon?? (thanks Jesse G.)
  • More Fourette Than Others (thanks Ryan A)
  • Edelmantary my Dear Watson (thanks Samuel G)
  • Turn Your Head and Goff (thanks Greg L)
  • G-Women (thanks Giants fan Jessica F)
  • Gronk If You Love Jesus (thanks Kevin H)
  • 7.62 (Von) Miller Meter (thanks Marine Darin F, and thanks for your service)
  • Don't Call Me Smallwood (thanks Pauline G)
  • Final Boss [number] (thanks Tony T)
  • Str8 Rippn [number] (thanks Tony T)
  • Cutrid Punt (thanks Tony T)
  • Free MY Willy (thanks Tony T)
  • Colt Hand Luck (thanks Antonio E)
  • Mariota Cut That Grass (thanks Eric H)
  • Vita Vea Vegamin (thanks Eric H)
  • Darnold Palmer (thanks Eric H)
  • Budda Studebaker (thanks Eric H)
  • What's Up Mahomies
  • Dez Dispensers
  • Dak-breaker
  • Garoppolos Islands
  • The Vance McDonald House
  • Kevin White & Blue
  • Happy Golladays
  • Dalvin Cook-ies and Cream
  • Grand Kenyon
  • Mixon It Up
  • Penny For Your Thoughts
  • Rolls Royce Freeman
  • Honey Funchess of Oats
  • Chronic Dak Pain
  • Krispy Kareem - Thomas B
  • P90XXXL - Thomas B (Eddie Lacy reference)
  • Ty Reek Havoc - Thomas B
  • Ertz 2 Jones 4 Brady - Jon W
  • Deez Lutz - Doug B.
  • Levine Intervention - Scott S.
  • Mosley I Drink Urban and Water - Scott S.
  • Leave the Run, Takek the Haloti - Scott S.
  • Forte Shadys of Jay - Louis C.
  • Cutler's Last Stand - twblaylock
  • I'm a Man, I'm Forte! - twblaylock
  • Roethlisberger Helper
  • Chronic Masterdeflator
  • Mariota Had a Little Lamb
  • Joique-ing Goff
  • Devonta Make Out?
  • Landry Service
  • No Days Goff - Carl S
  • In Scottland They Call if Goff - Carl S
  • Busted Four-knee-tte - Jonathan W
  • Bill I think You Betta Check - Ryan S
  • Russell, Wilson, Spalding - 1 Ball That's All - Ryan S
  • Not so Lucky Whitehead - Ryan S
  • Bless Them if They Snead - Ryan S
  • Thomas, Your Rawls are Showing - Ryan S
  • Doug's not a Baldwin Brother - Ryan S
  • Antonio's Brown Rice - Ryan S
  • Big Ben and his Little Friend - Ryan S
  • I said Goodell Sir! - Ryan S
  • Ah Suck a Zeke - Ryan S
  • HoRunninBlingLords - John B
  • Eddieable Lacy Panties – Dax L
  • Theo Riddickal Physics – Jeff R
  • Cruz’in for a Bruz’in – Greg S
  • Run DRC – Greg S.
  • Bend over and Cough-lin – Greg S
  • Vernon Down the House – Greg S
  • I’d love a BJ Goodson – Greg S
  • Kaeptain America – Jon J
  • Storm Cooper
  • Ellington Coat Factory
  • Wentz Upon a Time
  • Zeke and Destroy
  • Jacking Goff to Gurley Pics
  • Tanne-saurus Rex
  • Elementary My Dear Watkins
  • Need for Snead
  • Mind Reeder
  • Carr-ted off the Field
  • You’re not Gurden ‘Nuff
  • You Winston, You Lose Some
  • Fourth and Lynches
  • Amari 2600
  • Amari 7800
  • Shake it Goff
  • It Ertz when Eifert
  • It Ertz when I Pee
  • It Hurns when I Pee
  • Turn Your Head and Coughlin
  • Erect Decker
  • Peeping Tomlinson
  • Irritable Bowles Syndrome
  • Golden Tate Warriors
  • My Poop is Ronnie Brown
  • Ima Succop
  • Guys Never Read the Manuel
  • Rex, Suggs and Gronk n Roll
  • Rudolph the Redzone Reindeer
  • Tebows Before ... [you know - Ed.]
  • Eat, Drink and D. Murray
  • Wham! Bam! Thank You Cam!
  • InstaJimmy Graham
  • Ladies and Edelman
  • Stafford Infection
  • Favre Dollar Footlong
  • Ingram Toenails
  • Super Mariota Bros.
  • Breesus, King of the Drews
  • Adam Schefter's Source
  • The Jolly Rodgers
  • Game, Forsette, Match
  • Grilled Brees Sandwhich
  • Bye Week
  • BortlesHasLacyRawlBrownTate - thanks John D.
  • BroJay Pimpson - thanks Desstarr N.
  • Suh-icide Squad - thanks Desstarr N.
  • Weeden Gordon's Pee
  • Hyde and Zeke - thanks Aaron K.
  • Brees Nuts - thanks Aaron K.
  • Fleenerschnitzel - thanks Aaron K.
  • 5 Fleener Dez Punch - thanks Aaron K.
  • Hyde ya Kids, Hyde ya Wife - thanks Aaron K.
  • Reed Between the Lines - thanks CJ S.

Again, we would love to hear some of your favorite, (printable) names and we can even add them to our list as the season goes on. You can email them to me at scott@4for4.com.

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