Remember when NFL nicknames were really cool? Too often, our generation has taken to just shortening a player’s name (A-Rod or L.T.) and calling it a day. Where has the creativity gone, America? So in honor of Cookie Gilchrist, here are the six coolest nicknames of all time.
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Posted: Thursday, May 6th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Bronko Nagurski, Christian Okoye, Dave Casper, Deacon Jones, Don Coryell, Fred Williamson, Jack Youngblood, Jerome Bettis, John Matuszak, Kenny Stabler, Lance Alworth, Michael Irvin, Randy White, Red Grange, Roger Staubach, Terry Bradshaw
NFL Total Access counted down the Top 10 nicknames in NFL history. And of course, with varying opinions, there is no way to get every awesome nickname. Meaning some are going to be left behind.
The New Orleans Saints made a quiet move this offseason, passing the torch from their all-time leading rusher, Deuce McAllister, to third-year back Pierre Thomas and not Reggie Bush.