Nicknames in sports, particularly in the NFL, allow fans to feel an emotional attachment to the league's players. They bring fans a sense of closeness to their favorite franchises.
These names are often awesome and humorous at the same time, two qualities I will be judging when looking at the best.
Many times they are dished out by the media and fans, but some of them even originate in the locker room or are created by the players themselves.
Here are the top ten player nicknames in the NFL today.