Are you struggling to come up with a cool fantasy football team name? Give these a try!
As fantasy football has evolved over the years, so too have the multitude of clever, witty and obnoxious team names. It's almost as important to have the best and/or funniest team name, as it is to win your ESPN, Yahoo! or daily fantasy league. Okay, that’s not true, but you certainly don’t want to be the boring guy with the lame team name (that’s right, we are talking to you, guy who uses his own name!). That being said, it can be a difficult task to come up with a creative name that will impress your competitors and friends alike. Not to worry, you are in luck. We scoured the internet to come up with five of the best fantasy football team name generators to lend you a helping hand. At the very least, they should provide you with some inspiration to come up with something cool and unique on your own.
Sports Unlimited offers a pretty unique experience in that you can choose to generate a name based on your favorite NFL team or you can choose to use one of their thousands of randomly generated names. It could probably use a little updating in terms of some of the player's names, but you can still find some real gems. You can try it out here or click here to visit their site.
We were able to generate some pretty funny names using the Razzball team name generator. You simply choose from a list of five clever adjective categories, which include: NFL Themes, Goofy Adjectives, Agitated Adjectives, Crayola and Mail Order Catalog Colors or Non-pro City Names. You then choose from seven different categories to create the noun for your team name, these include: Sounds Dirty But Isn't, War Terms, 80s Villains, Wrestling Moves, Hair Bands, Items That Include Ground Meat or Non-college Mascot Animals. The generator then combines your choice of category in the adjective and noun sections to come up with what should be a clever team name. Try it as many times as you like or until you come up with something that you love by clicking here or by clicking on the link above. Razzball also has team name generators for other fantasy sports.
Much like the Razzball generator, The Fake Football Team Name Generator creates names based on a two-part system. The categories in part one include: NFL Players, Annoying Sports Analysts, Ruthless Synonyms, Incompetent Synonyms, Large Synonyms, Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, Place Names or Mouth Sounds. The categories for part two include: Just Gross, NFL Team Names, Fishing Flies, Professions and Game of Thrones. You just choose a category from each section, click generate name, and voila!, your team name will appear. It may take a few attempts, but there are definitely some great names to be had using this generator. Give it a shot by clicking on the link above or by clicking here.
The teamnames.net generator has plenty of options. You can choose from a list of pre-determined names. You can have it generate a random name for you. You can also input things such as a country, city/state or a color to work in combination with the name generator. Many of the names generated using these categories can be kind of generic and hokey, but if you are looking for something a little more edgy, there is an option entitled "anything else" that will allow you to input a keyword of your own choosing to help generate a name. Based on some of the keywords we attempted in the "anything else" section, there are absolutely no filters. This is also a nice feature because it allows you to personalize it and become part of the process. You can try it out by clicking here or by clicking on the link above.
You aren't going to find anything super edgy or on the obnoxious side with this generator (at least not that we could find), but it will probably serve its purpose for some of the younger fantasy footballers or someone that isn't looking to push the envelope too far. The FF Toolbox fantasy football name generator will give you a selection of 25 names to choose from right off the bat, which you can refresh as often as you would like at your leisure. It can also generate a name for you based on a drop box that includes several categories. In addition, there is an option that allows you to filter names by using specific letters of the alphabet. Again, most of the names generated on this site tend to be on the generic side, but we ran across a few that could inspire something unique provided you put a little thought into it. Check it out by clicking here or on the link above.
— Written by Rob McVey, who is part of the Athlon Contributor Network. Follow him on Twitter @Rob_UTVOLS