List of North American football nicknames

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This is a list of nicknames in the sports of American football and Canadian football.

Players[edit]

Teams[edit]

This is a list of nicknames of professional and college football teams. Many are merely abbreviations or diminutives of the team's name; otherwise, the origin of the nickname (if known) is noted. An asterisk (*) after a nickname indicates that the name is pejorative, insulting, or has at least a negative intent, and is often used by opponents or detractors (including fans when the team is performing poorly). Note on abbreviations: CFL – Canadian Football League; NFL – National Football League; NCAA – National Collegiate Athletic Association

American football[edit]

By nickname

Canadian football[edit]

See also[edit]

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