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Top baby names from the NFL

Weekends just got more exciting! Now that the NFL is back in action and your fantasy football teams are poised for a killer season, turn to the players to find great baby names for little boys.

When it comes to names in the NFL, unique is often an understatement. We’ve taken a look at this season’s players to find you the best — and weirdest — baby names. Find inspiration or take a moment to wonder exactly what inspired some of the oddball names in the NFL. From common to uncommon, these names will get you fired up for a baby name win.

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Top 20 names from the 2013 to 2014 NFL season

From cute, popular Chance to uncommon Vinston, these 20 names are our top picks for baby boys from this NFL season.

  • Chance Warmack – Tennessee Titans
  • Cooper Taylor – New York Giants
  • Cornelius Washington – Chicago Bears
  • Everett Dawkins – Minnesota Vikings
  • Jarvis Jones – Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Justice Cunningham – Indianapolis Colts
  • Landry Jones – Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Leon McFadden – Cleveland Browns
  • Marshawn Lynch – Seattle Seahawks
  • Nico Johnson – Kansas City Chiefs
  • Oday Aboushi – New York Jets
  • Rufus Johnson – New Orleans Saints
  • Sanders Commings – Kansas City Chiefs
  • Sheldon Richardson – New York Jets
  • Spencer Raleigh Ware III – Seattle Seahawks
  • Tanner Hawkinson – Cincinnati Bengals
  • Theo Riddick – Detroit Lions
  • Troy Aumua Polamalu – Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Vance McDonald – San Francisco 49ers
  • Vinston Eric Painter – Denver Broncos

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Top 10 extremely memorable NFL baby names

These are baby names that make you go hmmm. From unique to downright weird, these names definitely leave a strong impression.

  • Bacarri Rambo – Washington Redskins
  • BenJarvus Green-Ellis – Cincinnati Bengals
  • Barkevious Mingo – Cleveland Browns
  • Craphonso Thorpe – Tennessee Titans
  • Cordarrelle Patterson – Minnesota Vikings
  • D’Brickashaw Montgomery Ferguson – New York Jets
  • Jacquizz Rodgers – Atlanta Falcons
  • Kerwynn Williams – Indianapolis Colts
  • Plaxico Antonio Burress – Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Stansly Maponga – Atlanta Falcons

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Top 10 surprisingly common NFL baby names

There are names that just don’t stand out when compared to the trend in unique names in the NFL. These 10 baby boy names are perfectly nice, but they don’t shout NFL superstar. Aaron, John and Robert are classics you can’t lose with even if they’re not showy.

  • Aaron Dobson – New England Patriots
  • Brian Winters – New York Jets
  • David Amerson – Washington Redskins
  • Eric William Fisher – Kansas City Chiefs
  • John Jenkins – New Orleans Saints
  • Jonathan Cooper – Arizona Cardinals
  • Kyle Howard Long – Chicago Bears
  • Matthew D. Elam – Baltimore Ravens
  • Mike Glennon – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Robert Woods – Buffalo Bills

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