United States: Seattle Seahawks Win Superbowl Of Funny Suggested Team Names

I originally set out to write about how the Houston Oilers NFL franchise wisely used "Intent-to-Use" trademark applications to reserve rights in all of its proposed names after moving the franchise to Tennessee. Having considered, but then later deciding against, having a contest to pick the new name, the team consulted with local experts and business people and ultimately filed federal trademark applications for the Tradition, Pioneers, Fury, Wolves, Vipers, Commanders, Presidents, and Tornados, before settling on the Titans name.

While researching the Titans name change, I stumbled upon the proposed names for the Seattle Seahawks, who actually decided to have a contest to decide the team name. I couldn't help but share, because it's so fun to imagine an NFL team with some of these names. My favorites are the "Seattle Mongooses" and "Seattle Bigfoots," simply because of the grammatical ambiguity (Mongeese? Bigfeet?). There is no doubt that Mari-Elise is disappointed that they didn't go with the "Seattle Yogas." But, with suggestions like the "Seattle Diarrheas" and "Seattle Sleazies," it's no wonder why the Titans decided against having a contest.

Here's the list:

  • Aardvarks
  • Aleuts
  • Aero-Techs
  • About Timers
  • Anchovies
  • Alkis
  • Asters Domes
  • Abominable Snowmen
  • Alki Ants
  • Apple Knockers
  • Aqua-Ducks
  • Bunyan
  • Bumbershoots
  • Buffalo Chips
  • Belaying Pins
  • Billy Goats
  • Clouds
  • Cloudbursts
  • D.B. Coopers
  • Bigfoots
  • Clam Diggers
  • Catamounts
  • Buzz Saws
  • Blue Sounders and Sounders
  • Bronze Bobcats
  • Bay Hawks
  • Cool Dudes
  • City Slickers
  • Cockatoos
  • Cumulo Nimbos
  • Crabs
  • Cutthroats
  • Chowderheads
  • Domebusters
  • Diarrheas
  • Frogs
  • Green State Geoducks
  • Green Giants
  • Go-E-Ducks
  • Dogwoods
  • Drizzlers
  • Ferrys
  • Flounders
  • Gnomes
  • Ding Dongs
  • Dreadnaughts
  • Fruits Pickers
  • Flying Wedges
  • Ferrets
  • Chinook Passers
  • Daffy Ducks
  • Electric Loggers
  • Hammerheads
  • Harpooners
  • Halibut Heads
  • Ichi Ban
  • Koala Bears
  • Killer Whales
  • Mongooses
  • Herman's Hermits
  • Hydrofoils
  • Identified Flying Objects
  • Kelpers
  • Kilowatts
  • Lucky Loggers
  • Microwaves
  • Major Domos
  • Igloos
  • King Krabs
  • Montlakes
  • Nibblers
  • Peckerwoods
  • Pachyderms
  • Queen City Quinaults
  • Nutcrackers
  • Playwrights
  • Nordy's Best
  • Nanuks
  • Orangutans
  • O-Zones
  • Puget Puffers
  • Puddle Jumpers
  • Pacific Crests
  • Pike Street Misfits
  • Plimsoll Marks
  • Peacemakers
  • Quicksands
  • Rainbirds
  • Rainy Ramblers
  • Rain-Dears
  • Sodbusters
  • Spunkies
  • Running Salmon
  • Spittoons
  • Sea Urchins
  • Salty Dogs
  • Sheep
  • 747's
  • Raining Suns
  • Rain Gods
  • Rainbeams
  • Red Tide
  • Roaches
  • Roosters
  • Silver Sasquatches
  • Skeletons
  • Sardines
  • Royal Broughams
  • Roostertails
  • Rain-Beaux
  • Rain Hawks
  • Sperm Whales
  • Sleazies
  • Sonics
  • Snowflakes
  • Sourdoughs
  • Squids
  • Snorkels
  • Sinbads
  • Salamanders
  • Sun Dodgers
  • Scoundrels
  • Shamans
  • Sky Hawks
  • Stiletoes
  • Space Needlers
  • Scampi
  • Superscenics
  • Sawdust Eaters
  • Spodiodees
  • Ticks
  • Soggies
  • Tremites
  • Saints 'n Sinners
  • Shrimps
  • Toads
  • Undertow
  • Waumpums
  • Weather Beaters
  • Woodpeckers
  • Third Degree
  • Water Hawks
  • Yogas
  • Zonkers
  • Trafficjammers
  • Tatooshes
  • Vampires
  • Washington Georges
  • White Roosters
  • Zodiacs

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