Team naming continues to be the bedrock of Fantasy Football tradition. We've had blog posts this offseason detailing the most popular monikers -- everything from immature puns to Game of Thrones references. But as the mantra goes in creative writing classes "avoid cliches."
In an effort to break out of the ordinary, we asked the viewers of Fantasy Football Today to get creative and tweet us some music-themed team names. We cam up with "Kaepernickelback," "Gerhart of Gold" and "Fly like a Gio6." But all of you certainly outdid us. Here are a few of our favorites:
Would have been a triple word score if this included "Gerhart."
Sha-la-la-la-la-la-la-la, yeah. Uh-huh.
We promised a Le'Veon Bell Rookie card to the winner, so of course there were plenty involving him (this was before his legal troubles, mind you).
But in the end, you've got to give it to the kid:
We'll have more fun with team names as the season gets underway. Be sure to watch Fantasy Football Today weekdays at noon eastern during the season right here.