Naming your fantasy team is hard. I get it. The best fantasy football team names are an ingenious blend of football references, inside jokes among your league-mates, and a healthy serving of sophomoric humor to round it all out.
If you’re having trouble hitting that just-right balance for yourself, maybe I can help. To kick off the [currentseason], I’ve developed over 185 all-new fantasy football team names just about every category you can imagine.
Nerdy Fantasy Football Team Names
Back in the day, the nerds and the jocks were kept separate. They were enemies, even.
But then came fantasy sports and the two camps realized they weren’t so different after all. These nerdy fantasy football team names aim to continue bridging that gap.
Pi r SquAaron Jones
You can also do Pi r Saquon, but I think that’s more of a stretch.
DeJohnsdre Hopkins University
NoBills Prize in Phys Ed
Or Bor-owns Isotopes, if that’s not too silly.
Any Given Faraday
Darwin’s Patriots could also play with the right crowd.
Funny Fantasy Football Names Involving Beer
Have you ever noticed that without beer, football games are kind of long? Conclusion: beer is powerful enough to alter the space-time continuum.
Here are some creative fantasy football names for the keg-stand champions among you.
Ted Guinness Jr.
Not gonna lie, one of the coolest fantasy team names of 2021.
Milwaukee’s Beast Mode
Taking it to the Icehouse
Pat’s Blue Ribbon
Seriously, it’s hard to rack up more awards than this dude has in just a few years.
Miller Bye Life
Matty Natty Ice
Trump’s First Brewski
We have an exhaustive list of political fantasy football team names.
“I’ve never had a glass of alcohol, I’ve never had alcohol. I just, for whatever reason. Can you imagine, if I had, what a mess I’d be?” -Donald Trump
College Football Fantasy Football Team Names
Some may argue that the purest form of football is the college game. Others say it’s the fantasy game.
Who’s to say who’s right?
Notre Dame Judie Dench
I bet you didn’t know that Dame Judie Dench was a massive football fan. It’s Everton FC, but still, she’s a fan.
Buckeye-ing the Trend
Fields Good, Man
Justin Fields has Buckeyes fans all:
Bo Knows Nix
Roger Goodell Fantasy Football Team Names
What better way to honor America’s favorite sports Commissioner than with a tasteful and respectful fantasy football team name? Yeah, right!
Here are some clever fantasy football names for the Commissioner we love to hate.
Aaron Roger Goodell
Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood
Cape of Good Ell
The Goodell, the Bad, and the Ugly
Goodell for the Gander
Best Fantasy Football Names for Last-Placed Teams
The age-old adage about comedy is that if you make fun of yourself first, then they can’t make fun of you later. Get out in front of it with a name that takes ownership of your ineptitude.
Tanks For Nothing
Whipping Post Routs
The Worst of the Best
Remember Jay Fiedler? He was bad. Just like your fantasy team.
Started at the Bottom, Now We’re Here (at the Bottom)
Honorary ’08 Lions
You can also choose from ’17 Browns, ’76 Bucs, or any other historical exemplar of failure.
Tiger King Fantasy Football Team Names
Joseph Maldonado-Passing Yardage
This is just begging for a PhotoChop job.
Joe Burrow,Tiger King
Full disclosure: this name was also used in our Cincinnati Bengals fantasy football team names article.
Really, you can just do this with any of the big cat franchises. Panther King, Jaguar King, Lion King… Oh wait, that one’s already a thing.
Cool Cats and Kittens
This works especially well for fans of any of the above big cat-themed teams.
Here Kitty Kitty
Same goes for this one re: big cat teams.
Gay, Gun Carrying Rednecks with Mullets
Vote for me or you’ll need these, because you’re screwed.
Saff’s My Left-Hand Man
You know Tiger King is crazy because the sanest person is the dude that stuck his arm in a tiger cage.
Baskin for It
Or any of these other stupid Carole Baskin puns:
- Carol Baskin-Robbins
- Baskin Reflected Glory
- BaSkin In the Game
The Office Fantasy Football Team Names
One of the under-explored angles of life in The Office is their fantasy football league. You know that there was one, but who was the commish?
I’m guessing Creed.
Jim and Cam
Schrute Farms Beets
Kevin and the Zits
True Love’s Kiss
Dunder Mifflin’s Mufflers, Muffins, and Mittens
Marvel Fantasy Football Team Names
Marvel > DC. Fight me.
Or Carolina Black Panthers if you want to be obvious about it.
Gore-dians of the Galaxy
Because, like a superhero, Frank Gore will never be defeated.
We Are Groot
I hope he turns out to be great because I could write Deebo-based team names for years.
The Uncanny Ekeler Men, Professor Ekeler, etc. Heck, you could even go with the League of Evil Ekelers if you wanted to work in a Scott Pilgrim reference.
Good Fantasy Football Names for Stranger Things Fans
The only thing missing from the 80’s resplendence of Stranger Things is the 80’s sports scene. The staches, the headbands, the short-shorts!
Maybe that’s coming next season?
These Stranger Things fantasy football names should be able to hold you over.
The Upside 1st Down
First and Eleven
Wolfhard, Play Hard
Or Play Hard, Wolfharder
Millie Bobbie Cleveland Browns
Avengers Fantasy Football Names
We’ve got many more politically incorrect fantasy football names.
Mack Widow, Zach Widow, lots of Widow options.
He makes receiving a… snap?
Superhero Fantasy Football Team Names
If none of these work, you can always just add Manning to the end of any Superhero’s name. Super Manning, Spider-Manning, BatManning – you get the picture.
Billionaire Playboy Reggie Wayne
Mahomes is like a slightly less effective Manning, in that you can plug it into a bunch of names. But it has four fewer MVPs.
Green Lantern Receiving Corps
A.J. Green Lantern
Also, A.J. Green Arrow. Also, it’d be great if A.J. Green didn’t sit out another full season.
Hal Jordan Howard
Check out more Star Wars fantasy team names.
Not technically superheroes. But hey, playing the villain can be fun too.
Disney Fantasy Football Team Names
Check out Disney’s modern take on American football, 1953’s Football Now and Then. It’s so dated that it’s now is today’s then.
Donald Dak Prescott
Hail Mary Poppins
Big Hero Pick 6
Chicago Bears Jamboree
The Bears Neccesities
Fortnite Fantasy Football Names
I’m not going to lie to you, I’ve never played a game of Fortnite. But I do have the internet and an annoying fondness for puns.
If you’re in a fantasy football league with your gamer kids, suggest these Fortnite fantasy football names.
Death Running Back
Take the L
Reggie Bush Campers
Shield Pop Warner
Half-Podell Beckham Jr.
Lord of the Rings Fantasy Football Team Names
Gandalf knew that when he drafted his crew, he needed strong players at every position. The main takeaway of LotR is to go with a balanced lineup.
That Quarterback Sure Can Frodo
Gandalf for One
Philip Brandywine River
One Championship Ring to Bind Them
Walking Dead Fantasy Football Names
And no, this isn’t a section running backs who are nearing that dreaded 30-year mark. Here are some good fantasy football names for you zombie lovers.
Negan’s Batting Practice Partners
Beer the Walking Dead
Hard Hittin’ Darryl Mixon
This one is a little dark – not for every league.
Reedus a Story, Daddy
The Walking Dad Bods
Clever Medical Fantasy Football Team Names for Doctors & Nurses
Don’t doctors have more important things to worry about than fantasy football? No. No, they do not.
Allergic Reek Action
No one is more allergic to Tyreek Hill than the 49ers secondary.
Insurance Ball Carriers
Universal Health Carries Per Game?
Because being an Arizona fan can be hard on the heart.
Who knows where he’s playing next season… or if.
For Anesthesiologists, Triage Ain’t Nothin’ But a Number
Because anesthesiologists numb their patients. And they’re perverts.
Christian Fantasy Football Team Names
Here’s a theological question for the ages: why does God hate the Browns so much?
Christian Is a Gift From God
There are way too many options for Christian McCaffery.
- Christianity McCaffery
- Onward, Christian McCaffery Solders
- Pharaoh, Set the Christian McCaffery
Alex Smith’s Blas-Femurs
Halleluiah of Fame
When Christian football players die, they go to the Halleluiah of Fame.
Also Unclean Ravens. Heck, the Falcons are probably unclean too, while we’re at it.
The Book of Ezekiel Elliott
If you’re a Cowboys fan, check out these Ezekiel Elliott fantasy football team names.
The Book of Matthew Ice
The Book of Deebo Samuel
Yet another Deebo name! Man, I hope he’s good enough to warrant this much attention.
Accounting Fantasy Football Team Names
Rule of life: never play fantasy football with an accountant. They’re numbers guys that will take your money.
Every. Single. Time.
Accounts Wide Receivable, Wide Accounts Receivable, Accounts Receiving Corps – you get the idea.
Or Forward Passests
Certified Pass Attempts
Let’s Get Fiscal
Tax That Asset
It’s Accrual World
Sums of Anarchy
Not a football name, but the thought of it made me laugh.
Gay Fantasy Football Team Names
Dear reader, I respect you far too much to propose anything tight end related. Also, I feel like anyone can get Bears on their own.
RuPaul’s Foot Race
Another take: LGBTQuestionable
Rainbow Red Zone
Friends of Kingsbury
There are even t-shirts for you that are already out there.
Lawyer Fantasy Football Team Names – Legal Team Names for 2021
I also respect you too much to include Legal Eagles on this list. If you couldn’t think of that on your own, then you shouldn’t be a lawyer.
There are for more Saquon Barkley fantasy football team names where that came from.
Or AffaDavid Montgomery, AffaDavid Njoku, etc.
Play Action Lawsuit
The Defendant-onio Brown
Public Defense/Special Teams
Habeas Receiving Corpus
Subpoena Duces Titan