Fantasy Football 2022: Creative Team Names to Bring Excitement to Your League

Michelle Bruton@@michelle_nflFeatured Columnist IVAugust 17, 2022

Fantasy Football 2022: Creative Team Names to Bring Excitement to Your League

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    In the world at large, August is something of a stagnant month; summer is winding down, kids are waiting for (or dreading) the start of school and fall is top of mind.

    In fantasy football, however, August feels more like January; it's a fresh slate, ripe with opportunities.

    For draft leagues, this means a chance to rebuild your roster every year. And if you happened to settle on a classic fantasy team name early on in your league, your competitors might be used to seeing Leader of the Pack or My Giants or New York Sack Exchange return year after year.

    But if you're looking to capitalize on the latest storylines and hottest players in the NFL today, the following name suggestions are for you.

    We'll take a look at some popular 2022 NFL fantasy names as well as some classic standbys, for whichever direction you want to go.

    Note that some trending NFL storylines and criminal proceedings aren't appropriate to make light of, and therefore won't be reflected in the following team name ideas.

2022 Trending Fantasy Team Names

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    Dominant storylines in the 2022 offseason that have begotten popular team names include the Los Angeles Rams' reigning Super Bowl title, Russell Wilson's arrival in Denver and his...enthusiastic...adoption of "Let's Ride" as his personal motto, Rodgers'...enthusiastic adoption of Ayahuasca to get his mind right in the offseason and Zach Wilson's rumored enthusiasm for ladies of a certain age.

    Other popular team names for 2022 take their inspiration from politics, as well as the popularity of F1 racing, Better Call Saul and more pop culture trends.

    Let's take a look at fantasy team names trending now. A note of caution: some of these references may feel dated by December.

    Trendy 2022 Fantasy Team Names


    McDermott Mulroney

    Ayahuasca on my Mind

    Sippin' on Ayahuasca

    Enema of the State

    Broncos Country

    Let's Ride

    Where There's a Wilson There's a Way

    Wilson Sporting Goods

    Feelin' DangeRuss

    Baking Bad

    Better Call Jamaal

    Better Call Hall

    Jesse, Let's Cook

    Cooking with Jesse

    Zach's PTA Party

    Zach's Mom's Best Friend

    Championship Kupp

    Kupp Runneth Over

    King Cooper

    Storm Cooper

    Super Cooper

    Vegas, Baby!

    Fifty Shades of Davante

    Biden Our Time

    Broadway Joe Biden

    Rushin Collusion

    Kamala Chameleon

    The James White House

    Commanders in Chief

    McLaurin F1

    A League of Their Own

Classic Fantasy Team Names

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    Maybe you're not interested in following the trends. You know that the storylines of August will be old news by October, so you're looking for more tried-and-true fantasy team names that you can use season after season. We've got you covered right here.

    In 2022, it's all about the big contenders—teams like the Buffalo Bills, Los Angeles Rams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cincinnati Bengals, Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs—and the players who power them, like Cooper Kupp, Matt Stafford, Josh Allen, James Cook, Aaron Rodgers, Allen Lazard, Patrick Mahomes (so many Mahomes puns) and, of course, Tom Brady.

    Classic Fantasy Team Names

    Aaron It Out

    Aaron on the Side of Caution

    Baby Chark

    Baby Got Dak

    Bad JuJu

    Beg Burrow and Steal

    Big McManus on Campus

    The Brady Bunch

    Brady Gaga

    Call of Jeudy

    Captain Kirk


    Country Roads, Take Mahomes

    Dak in the Saddle Again

    Dak to the Future

    Fantom Menace

    Fields of Dreams

    Forgot about Trey

    Game of Jones

    Green Eggs and Cam

    Here’s to You, Allen Robinson

    Hooked On a Thielen

    Hot Chubb Time Machine

    Hotel, Motel, Golladay Inn

    Hot Lockett

    How I Metcalf Your Mother

    I, Tonyan

    Jamaal about that Bass

    Judge Jeudy

    Keeping Up with the Joneses

    Kupp and At 'Em

    The Lazard King

    Lockett Like It’s Hot

    London Calling

    Luck be a Brady

    Mahomes is Where the Heart Is

    Mahomes on the Range

    McManus about Town

    Mecole, Myself And I

    More than a Thielen

    Mr. Rodgers' Neighborhood

    New York Sack Exchange

    Once, Twice, Three Times a Brady

    Orange is the New Sack

    Pitts and Giggles

    Return of the Mac

    Rockin' Dobbins

    Rolling with My Mahomes

    Run CMC

    Spill the Tee

    Stafford Infection

    Sweet Sweet Fantasy Football

    Tee It Up

    Trubisky Business

    When Harry Kmet Sally

    The Zeke Shall Inherit the Earth


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