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Seeking awesome fantasy team names

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In the comments, please post the favorite fantasy team name you’ve ever used and the favorite one you’ve ever seen used by an opponent.

If you remember, please specify if the name was used in a fantasy baseball or a fantasy football league.

82 Responses to “Seeking awesome fantasy team names”

  1. Sockonfl

    Fantasy Football:

    My Favorite one I used was Elysburg Eels

    My Favorite one an oppenent used was Breaston Largements

  2. ep

    @Sockonfl: Thanks for the nominations.
    I’m only going to provide my name because my favorites are all in the leagues I play in and hopefully a lot of those folks post here.

    The favorite one I used was Rabid Lemurs.
    I’ve used it in both sports, but it originated in Fantasy Baseball.

  3. Consigliere

    Romo Sexuals…fantasy football… nuff said

  4. Jon

    ItburnswhenIPeavy… hilarious

  5. jzak

    Favorite fantasy football team name I’ve seen:
    Amish Rake Fighters

    Favorite fantasy baseball team name I’ve seen:
    Honey Nut Ichiros

    My favorite team name:
    I usually used Paige’s PicklePackers after my daughter and because it just has a ring to it when you say it out loud, but I’m nominating my other fantasy alter ego name: the Schizophrenic Smurfs

  6. Rob

    I liked the one I saw last year, Roid Rage

  7. Christian

    Ego Bruisers because no one likes to lose to a girl (wife’s team name)

  8. Jay-Mo

    This one is tough for me as I usually go the uncreative route and pick some combinaton of player names from the teams I root for … i.e. Carter Mosebys, Cito Alomars, Duper de Henne and Csonka Warfields.

    The one I’d throw out there is Canseco’s Pool Party for a baseball team I had a few years back when Canseco’s book came out detaling his steroid evenings with Clemens and his wife by the pool.

    A new one I’d thought of earlier today – Big Ben’s Wing Men – whatta think? Feel free to use it, especially in leagues with diehard Steelers fans!

    The best one I ever saw was a football team in a Sporting News League I was in four or five years ago … Oops, My Dick Jauron Out My Pants

  9. Phillip

    Sandyhook Spidermonkeys was a team a friend named before Talladega Nights and the dinner scene.

  10. ep

    Everyone, thanks for the submissions.

  11. Guest

    Hey!!! That’s my Dick Jauron

  12. arrowman44

    Ebby Calvins

  13. Austin Seiler

    Putz A Rod in your Pujols

  14. Denny

    I had a couple of teams last year I named Utley’s Hip

  15. Cliff

    This is by far the best team name I have ever seen.

    Justin Porneau

  16. Derek

    These are the names I use:

    Football: GridIron Gods
    Baseball: Sultans of Swat

  17. fred

    two favorite team names I have used:

    1. Grateful Fred

    2. Sultans of Swing

  18. ksweat

    Hamel’s Toe

  19. ep

    These are all fantastic. Some that I’ve gotten from e-mail:

    In Sod We Trust

    Roidger’s Ragers

    Ron Mexico’s Herpes

  20. Guest

    Ease it in, don’t Forsett!

  21. Blake

    Romo Witten His Pants
    Stinky Pujols

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    […] (Injured closer: Bobby Jenks) — Bobby Jenks’ inflamed calf — which would make a fantastic team name, by the way — was worrisome in mid-March, but he’s been effective in a couple games […]

  23. Guest

    Chad lost his Johnson

  24. Andy

    One from a league I played in last year:

    The Ellsbury Doughboys

  25. Bryan

    Here are some creative ones (some stolen from the web) in the league I’m in…

    Erin Andrus
    Big League Choo
    Stephen Wietersburg
    Granderson Theft Auto
    Coyote Utley

    and a few from basketball I enjoyed…

    Durant Jemima
    Maggette and Meatballs
    Veal Scalabrine

    good thread!

  26. Andrew

    Jose Lopez Dispenser

  27. jzak

    A few forwarded to me in an e-mail:

    2 mannings 1 cup
    favre dollar foot long
    breston largements
    my poop is ronnie and brown
    cool with a sunny brees
    men who stare at moats
    she gave me crabtrees
    hard knox
    Somewhere over dwayne bowe

  28. Guest

    Here’s one from 1963, the first ever year of fantasy football.
    Johnny unite us!

  29. Guest

    Bad moon Rison

  30. CJones

    Football Team Names:
    Kibbles and Vicks
    TDs N’ Beer
    WD Forte
    Neverland Sleepovers

    Football League Name:
    Deadliest Snatch

    Baseball Team Name:
    Wok Off Homer


    Some of my Football teams :

    Cuba City Crawdads, Montello Molesters, Laramie Lobsters, Maui Mongols

    Played against:

    Singapore Caners, Panama City Poison Dart Frogs, Halifax Headhunters, Darlington Deviants

  32. MikeR
  33. ep

    @MikeR: So you have no names to contribute? You just want to get clicks to your site? Shameful.

  34. MikeR

    @ep: Sorry, I forgot to include my team name “Veal Cutler.” Thought the generator might be helpful though.

  35. bjmacdow

    The name I always use, to pay tribute to nintendo football, is, the “Tecmobowlers.”

  36. Stags

    Best one hands down because I came up w/it and have never seen it anywhere else

    Suck on A. Peter-son

  37. Kyle

    two favorites ive seen are:

    Flacco Seagulls and Henne Given Sunday.

    I like to use the much more intimidating Van Buren Boys, but dont worry, we dont mess with our own kind.

  38. Tawis

    Mike Ditka in yer Butkis

    and another good one: Taste Dwayne Bowe

  39. Dave

    I’ve used verious versions of “Hater Creators” for years. Hata MF’ing Kreataz is one current version. Friends call us Hata or the Hataz…

  40. krissy hackenburg

    Stiff Arming Shiva

  41. paul

    Forte Knox
    Bagels and Knox
    Harvin a Headache

  42. Tedhawk

    My friend used “Show me your TD’s” for his football league this year!

  43. Derek

    Albino Yetis
    Scrotum Trauma
    Liquid Stool

  44. Stu Connall

    A couple that I thought were funny from one of my leagues are:

    PTown Packers (have to be from MA to understand, I guess)
    Seymour Butts

  45. John

    Best team name ever created: Love my eXs and hOs
    Living in a van down by Phillip rivers!!!

  46. John

    Another good one is:
    stTDs. Sexually transmitted touchdowns!!

  47. Angry Gorilla

    Do us all a Favre and Retire Already

  48. Kyle

    Mine teams are

    Bug Ben’s Bad Decisions

    And my favorite,

    Dexter McClusterfuck

  49. Brian

    I prefer Ectoplasmic Residue. I’ll change my team picture every week to some hilarious ghostbusters reference. It works on so many levels.

  50. Rob

    fantasy football team name is THE FLATULENT MONKS

  51. Doggie

    Always dog themed, this year my football team are “The Dogs Dangly Bits”.

  52. Lunchbag AL

    The Fight’in Whities

    Loved reading these!

  53. TRhodes

    For my college fantasy football team I named my team:
    Middle Finger U

  54. TRhodes

    One of my favorite team names from our league (ww.estandoutleague.com) was the:
    Dlugiewicz Fighting Pollacks

  55. George

    Over the last 20 years of Fantasy Football, the best names in our league have been the Sunday Funnies, Sunday Bloody Sunday and Peter’s Purple Helmets (a Vikings fan)

  56. Luke

    Our league got quite creative this year, but my favourite was:
    My Vick in a Box.

    Nuff Said

    Can’t claim it was my idea, my team names always suck.

  57. jnsfla

    . swagthedog
    . purpleporpoiseheads
    . boo-pac Tiggy
    . lords of Flacid
    . chungKings
    . WithMikeHawk

  58. Toadcheese


  59. Toadcheese

    Ben’s Dating Service

  60. Computah

    One of the best team names I’ve thought of was.


  61. Kiszona kapusta

    Oh… Thank you for your article. I never seen better blog.

  62. mick

    my team name hitthemhooters

  63. mick


  64. bluegrass

    Fantasy Baseball…”Pontius Pirates”

  65. boonedigg

    Bangers N’ Mash – baseball champions

  66. Jake


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  68. Pat

    Chicks Dig the Long Burrell

    If you don’t understand why this works on so many levels, you need to google Pat Burrell. . .

  69. Tyler

    The Titsburg Feelers

  70. OLY

    I have always used Lizard Kings, and my buddy uses Dog Pecker Gnats

  71. Bob Glaubrecht

    I have used the same name in numerous leagues
    Ron Jeremy’s AllStars

  72. Roger Nation

    The Dirk Digglers!! baby. I use it every year.

  73. Roger Nation

    The Dirk Digglers is my name for my Fantasy Football Leagues :)

  74. Roger Nation

    Another one I’ve used is Shrockalotapus too funny!!!

  75. Urine Trouble

    Urine Trouble

  76. jbraden

    Best Fantasy Football: Off in the Corner: (If you can defeat my team, you can proudly say, “I Beat off in the Corner!”)

  77. Dr. Zoidberg

    Hare E. Balsagna

  78. redshoesrock

    Texas Chainsaw Massaquoi

  79. Deano

    Fantasy football team name the last two years, and was champs in 2011. The team name was:

    “Cromartie’s Kidz” referencing Antonio Cromartie of the Jets with his 9 kids with 8 women also the Movie Kids which is a classic.

  80. Rogue Sol

    My championship winning team names last year were; WhiteKnuckle Fever (The League reference) and Shanahananigens

  81. ep

    Although I love The League, Shanahanigens might be one of the greatest team names ever. You should probably Trademark that. … And you’ll have to excuse me for overusing it in every Redskins article I write this year.

  82. Willy

    Green Bowl Packers

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