Pro Football Nick Names

I will have to add to this at intervals (earlier I mentioned Nicknames for Defense so I will leave them out here. )

Keeping Brothers Together

Dick Modzelewski-New York Giants-Little Mo

Ed Modzelewski-Cleveland Browns-Big Mo

Alan Ameche-Baltimore Colts Running Back-The Horse

Charlie Connerly-New York Giants Quarterback-Old Man River

Crazy Legs-ElRoy Hirsh-Los Angeles Rams

Darryl Brewster-Cleveland Browns Offensive End-Pistol Pete

Dick Lane-Defensive Back-Chicago Cardinals and Detroit Lions-Night Train

Dutchman, The-Quaterback and Punter-Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles

Electric Company-Buffalo Bills Offensive Line-They turn on the Juice or O.J. Simpson

Eugene Morris-Miami Dolphins Running Back-Mercury

Gale Sayers-Chicago Bears- Everything-The Kansas Comet

Hogs, The-Washington Redskins-Offensive Line in 1991

Hopalong Cassidy-Running Back-Detroit Lions, Cleveland Browns

Hugh McElhenny-San Francisco 49ers Running Back-The King

Jerome Bettis-Pittsburgh Steelers Running Back-The Bus

Joe Perry-San Francisco 49ers Running Back-The Jet

Larry Csonka and Jim Kick-Miami Dolphins-Running Back-Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid

L.G. Dupre-Baltimore Colts Running Back-Long Gone Dupree

Lou Groza-Cleveland Browns-Kicker and Offensive Lineman-The Toe

O.J. Simpson-Buffalo Bills-The Juice

Posse, The-Washington Pass Receivers 1991-Gary Clark, Rickey Sanders, Art Monk

Roger the Dodger-Dallas Cowboys-Quarter Back

Walter Payton-Chicago Bears-Sweetness

Y.A. Title-New York Giants-The Bald Eagle


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