Hidden Messages in Athlete and Team Names

Eric NewmanCorrespondent IIINovember 30, 2011

Hidden Messages in Athlete and Team Names

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    Rearrange the letters in Tom Landry and you might come up with "Try, old man." Rearrange the letters in Hines Ward and you just may stumble on "Shared win."

    Jumbles, anagrams, word scrambles, call them what you will. Pure silliness? Maybe. But just like with horoscopes we laugh it off and then go home and lie awake in bed, wondering.

    Click on to check out these hidden messages once team names are rearranged.

Gene Lamont Rearranges To...

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    Gone Mental

    Perhaps losing out to Bobby Valentine was just too much for the guy.

Eldrick "Tiger" Woods Rearranges To...

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    Wooed, Tricked Girls

    Then smashed up his car and lost his golfing mojo.

Chad Clifton... Rearranges To...

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    Had Conflict

    Happened in the second quarter of the Oct. 9 game against the Falcons.  Wishing him a speedy recovery.

Doug Baldwin... Rearranges To...

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    Loud Windbag

    This up-and-comer seems to have a large pair of lungs and isn't afraid to use them.

Cleveland Browns... Rearranges To...

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    Ever Bland Clowns

    What more need be said?

Mia Hamm Rearranges To...

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    Hi Mamma

    Here she is looking soccer-mom-esque with hubby Nomar Garciaparra and their twin daughters.

Dan Carpenter... Rearranges To...

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    Dance Partner

    Will this Dolphins kicker be a contestant on the next season of DWTS?

Dallas Cowboys... Rearranges To...

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    Always Bold, Cos'

    Well, most of the time.

Monica Seles Rearranges To...

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    Smiles on ace

    And there were many smiles back in the day.

Michael Turner... Rearranges To...

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    Miracle Hunter

    And a successful one at that. 

Diego Maradona Rearranges To...

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    An Arm? Good idea!

    And so it was on June 22, 1986.

Marv Albert Rearranges To...

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    A TV rambler

    And a damn fine one at that.

New Orleans Saints... Rearranges To...

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    Serial Wantonness

    Certainly a team never afraid to take some risks.

Kansas City Chiefs... Rearranges To...

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    Yes, Hick Fanatics.

    Hey, I don't think they even deny it. 

Seattle Seahawks... Rearranges To...

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    Weak Ass Athletes

    Don't shoot the letter shuffler.