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    NFL Network Top 10 Nicknames In NFL History - Rams Take Two Spots

    Top 10 nicknames in NFL history
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    10 Monsters of the Midway
    From Bronko Nagurski to Brian Urlacher, the Bears have been led by some of the most familiar characters in the game's history.
    Key players: Bronko Nagurski | Dick Butkus

    9 Over the Hill Gang
    Redskins coach George Allen preferred seasoned veterans over youngsters, which resulted in one of the most unique teams in NFL history.
    Key players: Billy Kilmer | Pat Fischer

    8 No Name Defense
    Only one member of the "No Name Defense" wound up in Canton, but this unit helped lead the Dolphins to two Super Bowl titles.
    Key players: Nick Buoniconti | Jake Scott

    7 Air Coryell
    Don Coryell's score-a-minute offense with the Chargers was led by future Hall of Famers Dan Fouts, Charlie Joiner and Kellen Winslow.
    Key players: Dan Fouts | Kellen Winslow

    6 Greatest Show on Turf
    Kurt Warner went from bagging groceries to league and Super Bowl MVP as the Rams emerged as an offensive juggernaut in 1999.
    Key players: Kurt Warner | Marshall Faulk

    5 Purple People Eaters
    The Vikings vaunted defense of the late '60s and 70s helped lead Minnesota to four Super Bowl appearances.
    Key players: Carl Eller | Alan Page

    4 Fearsome Foursome
    The L.A. Rams' famed "Fearsome Foursome" featured two future Hall of Famers, Deacon Jones and Merlin Olsen.
    Key players: Deacon Jones | Merlin Olsen

    3 Hogs
    The Redskins' powerful offensive line helped pave the way for the team to win three Super Bowls from 1982 through 1991.
    Key players: Jeff Bostic | Joe Jacoby

    2 The Steel Curtain
    A defense led by future Hall of Famers Mel Blount, Joe Greene, Jack Ham and Jack Lambert helped the Steelers win four Super Bowls in the '70s.
    Key players: "Mean" Joe Greene | Jack Lambert

    1 America's Team
    Image-enhancing promotions helped the Cowboys earn the "America's Team" moniker in the 1970s.
    Key players: Staubach | Smith


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    Re: NFL Network Top 10 Nicknames In NFL History - Rams Take Two Spots

    America's team my butt... at least the Pats haven't ever gotten a name for their little cheating dynasty...

    #11 the Cheatriots!

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    Re: NFL Network Top 10 Nicknames In NFL History - Rams Take Two Spots

    Quote Originally Posted by TekeRam View Post
    America's team my butt... at least the Pats haven't ever gotten a name for their little cheating dynasty...

    #11 the Cheatriots!
    I agree "AMERICA'S TEAM" is a lame number one for sure.

    Fearsome Foursome, Purple People Eaters, Steel Curtain the Hogs. Now those sound like football teams!!!

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    Re: NFL Network Top 10 Nicknames In NFL History - Rams Take Two Spots

    Quote Originally Posted by laram0 View Post
    I agree "AMERICA'S TEAM" is a lame number one for sure.

    Fearsome Foursome, Purple People Eaters, Steel Curtain the Hogs. Now those sound like football teams!!!
    America's Team..........until some of their guys got into the nose candy and became South America's Team.
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    Re: NFL Network Top 10 Nicknames In NFL History - Rams Take Two Spots

    #11 The Cheatriots, should farther up the list !!!!

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    Re: NFL Network Top 10 Nicknames In NFL History - Rams Take Two Spots

    Dooms Day Defense would have made sense(not at #1) but Americas team is a joke!!!

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