Power Rankings: Oakland Raiders nickname in top half of the NFL


In recent months, something that often doesn’t get much attention has suddenly been receiving a lot; the nickname of an NFL franchise has been front-page news, stirring debate across the country.

While arguing that issue is a different topic for a different day, the discussion has raised an interesting question: What’s in a name? More specifically, why are teams called what they are called?

It’s question that the editors at cover32 had been pondering when another query was put forth: What franchises have the best nicknames?

With that in mind, the editors at cover32 gathered to assemble this week’s Power Rankings, rating each NFL team nickname from one to 32. To see the results, click here.

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