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NFL Player's Nicknames

Row numberNicknamePicturePositionBlurbLink to Wikipedia PageLink to Wikipedia 2
1A-Train User-uploaded imageFullback Runningbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Alstotthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Thomas
2Air McNairUser-uploaded imageQuarterbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_McNair
3AD (ALL DAY)User-uploaded imageRunningbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrian_Peterson
4AutomaticUser-uploaded imageQuarterbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_Graham
5AssassinUser-uploaded imageSafetyOne of the hardest hitting safties to play the gamehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Tatum
6Bad MoonUser-uploaded imageWide Receiverhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andre_Rison
7Big CatUser-uploaded imageOffensive Tacklehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Williams
8B-RadUser-uploaded imageQuarterbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brad_Johnson_%28American_football%29
9Brady BunchUser-uploaded imagehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_England_Patriots
10Broadway JoeUser-uploaded imageQuarterbackIn reference to his flashy style and personality, such as wearing full-length fur coats while on the sidelineshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Namath
11Ceddy BearUser-uploaded imageRunningbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cedric_Benson
12Crazy LegsUser-uploaded imageRunningback Wide Receiverhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elroy_Hirsch
13DanimalUser-uploaded imageDefensive Tacklehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Hampton
14Dan the ManUser-uploaded imageQuarterbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Marino
15Darth RaiderUser-uploaded imageDefensive End(during his Raiders days)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyle_Alzado
16The EdgeUser-uploaded imageRunningbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgerrin_James
17First DownUser-uploaded imageRunningbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Brown
18FlipperUser-uploaded imageOffensive Tacklehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willie_Anderson
19The FreakUser-uploaded imageDefensive Endhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jevon_Kearse
20GhostUser-uploaded imageTight EndPlay on his last name.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Casper
21Grave DiggerUser-uploaded imageNose Tacklehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_Brown
22GizmoUser-uploaded imageKick return specialist Wide Receiverhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Williams
23HollywoodUser-uploaded imageLinebackerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Henderson
24HousemendezUser-uploaded imageWide Receiverhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T.J._Houshmandzadeh
25T.J. HousyamamaUser-uploaded imageWide Receiverhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T.J._Houshmandzadeh
26IronheadUser-uploaded imageRunningbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craig_Heyward
27Jake The SnakeUser-uploaded imageQuarterbackFor his effective scrambling ability.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jake_Plummer
28The JuiceUser-uploaded imageRunning BackO.J. is a common nickname for orange juicehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O.J._Simpson
29Lights OutUser-uploaded imageOutside Linebackerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shawne_Merriman
30LTUser-uploaded imageOutside Linebacker/RunningbackFirst used in the 1980s for Lawrence Taylor, today used for LaDainian Tomlinsonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawrence_Taylorhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaDainian_Tomlinson
31McNeezyUser-uploaded imageQuarterbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donovan_McNabb
32Minister of DefenseUser-uploaded imageDefensive linemanFrom Philadelphia and ordained pastorhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reggie_White
33Nasty NateUser-uploaded imageWide Receiverhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nate_Burleson
34Neon DeionUser-uploaded imageCornerbackDeion was well-renowned for making exciting plays, and displaying a vibrant personalityhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deion_Sanders
35Prime TimeUser-uploaded imageCornerbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deion_Sanders
36P RiversUser-uploaded imageQuarterbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Rivers
37Pillsbury Throw BoyUser-uploaded imageQuarterbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jared_Lorenzen
38PinballUser-uploaded imageRunningbacknow presidenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Clemons
39Purple JesusUser-uploaded imageRunningbackfor seemingly miraculous moveshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrian_Peterson
40Refrigerator or "The Fridge"User-uploaded imageDefensive Tackledue to his considerable stature (height 6 ft 2 /188 cm, weight approximately 350lb/159kg), incalling to mind a "walking refrigerator" - was called "Biscuit" by his Chicago Bears teammates after head coach Mike Ditka responded to a press question about Perry's weight by saying, "He's about a biscuit short of three-fifty [350lbs]."http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Perry_%28American_football%29
41The ReaperUser-uploaded imageLinbackerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reggie_Hunt
42Rowdy RoddyUser-uploaded imageWide Receiverhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roddy_White
43Shock ManUser-uploaded imageTight Endhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeremy_Shockey
44TikisterUser-uploaded imageRunningbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiki_Barber
45T-JaxUser-uploaded imageQuarterbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarvaris_Jackson
46Too TallUser-uploaded imageDefensive Endreference to his considerable height (6'9"/206 cm)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Jones_%28American_football%29
47Vinsanity or "VY"User-uploaded imageQuarterbackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vince_Young
48The SnakeUser-uploaded imageQuarterbackThe name used for the Oakland Raiders' scrambling left-handed QB from the 70's.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Stabler
49The Great OneUser-uploaded imageWide Receiverhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Rice
50CatfishUser-uploaded imageRunning BackOne of most prolific San Francisco 49ers' running backs from the 80's and early 90's, the name his teammates called him because he would "swim" through the defenses, and because of the way he would run with his eyes wide open and his high knee running style.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Craig

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