Intimidation can give some players a mental edge over their opponents.
A player with an intimidating name has an added advantage before their adversaries even set eyes on them.
Some owners want a humorous naming twist for their meek or small pal.
Take for instance the Chihuahua, where you have a big dog in a small dogs body.
Here are examples of some of the most intimidating team names.
As a pass-rusher watching film, it has to be intimidating seeing the name and wondering which offensive lineman Ferguson is on the screen. Quentin Jammer has been one of the better shut-down corners in the league for the San Diego Chargers since 2002.He has a mental advantage right away against opposing cornerbacks because his name implies he was, well, fast. Quick played for eight seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles and was selected to the Pro Bowl five times.He compiled over 6,000 yards and 60 touchdowns in those eight years, making his name very fitting.Here are the 20 most intimidating names in NFL history.For defensive linemen trying to sack Kansas City Chiefs' quarterbacks in the mid 1990's, it had to be disheartening to have to get past a gigantic guard named Will Shields.