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Old 09-18-2008, 09:45 PM
JJG JJG started this thread
 
Location: Fort Worth
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Default Official Rivalry Nicknames: NFL

I'm doing rivalry nicknames for all the major sports. I don't know about you, but I feel that we should have names for all our rivalries to give it more meaning. Here are some of mine:

  • Bills/Jets: "Upstate vs. Downstate"
  • Browns/Ravens: "Art Modell's Doing"
  • Browns/Bengals: "Ohio's Big Orange Showdown"
  • Browns/Steelers: "The Rust Belt Rivalry"
  • Titans/Texans: "Old Houston vs. New Houston"
  • Raiders/Chargers: "California Clash"
  • Cowboys/Redskins: "America's Classic Showdown"
  • Cowboys/49ers: "NFC's Top Dog Show"
  • Cowboys/Eagles: "Hatred at its Finest"
  • Cowboys/Giants: "Big Blue Battle"
  • Cowboys/Steelers: "Battle of the Super Bowl Kings"
  • Cowboys/Texans: "The Texas Shootout"
  • Eagles/Redskins: "Patriotic Clash"
  • Giants/Jets: "The Big Apple Bowl... in Jersey"
  • Bears/Packers: "THE Rivalry"
  • Packers/Vikings: "The Great Northern War"
  • Panthers/Saints: "Tobbacco vs. Gumbo"
  • 49ers/Raiders: "The Bay Area Bowl"
  • Rams/49ers: "The Gold Rush Rivalry"
  • Seahawks/Cardinals: "Western Birdie Battle"

Yeah, there are alot more Cowboys rivalries up there and it's for two reasons: I'm a Cowboy fan, I know all their rivals, and the Cowboys have more rivals than anyone.

Ok, anyone of you have any?

(BTW, Toss Up! returns to close out season one next Thursday.)
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Old 09-19-2008, 01:28 PM
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Panthers/Jaguars- Battle of 95.( both teams joined in 1995, also have I-95 running through both represented areas).

Colts/Patriots- "AFC's top dog show"
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Old 09-19-2008, 03:53 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis
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Redskins vs. Cowboys is DA BEST rivalry in my opinion!
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Old 09-20-2008, 09:00 PM
 
Location: Mammoth, Arizona
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Browns - Steelers is known as "The Turnpike War."
Browns - Bengals is known as "The Battle Of Ohio."

DWJ
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Old 09-21-2008, 01:58 PM
 
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Originally Posted by JJG View Post
I'm doing rivalry nicknames for all the major sports. I don't know about you, but I feel that we should have names for all our rivalries to give it more meaning. Here are some of mine:

  • Bills/Jets: "Upstate vs. Downstate"
  • Browns/Ravens: "Art Modell's Doing"
  • Browns/Bengals: "Ohio's Big Orange Showdown"
  • Browns/Steelers: "The Rust Belt Rivalry"
  • Titans/Texans: "Old Houston vs. New Houston"
  • Raiders/Chargers: "California Clash"
  • Cowboys/Redskins: "America's Classic Showdown"
  • Cowboys/49ers: "NFC's Top Dog Show"
  • Cowboys/Eagles: "Hatred at its Finest"
  • Cowboys/Giants: "Big Blue Battle"
  • Cowboys/Steelers: "Battle of the Super Bowl Kings"
  • Cowboys/Texans: "The Texas Shootout"
  • Eagles/Redskins: "Patriotic Clash"
  • Giants/Jets: "The Big Apple Bowl... in Jersey"
  • Bears/Packers: "THE Rivalry"
  • Packers/Vikings: "The Great Northern War"
  • Panthers/Saints: "Tobbacco vs. Gumbo"
  • 49ers/Raiders: "The Bay Area Bowl"
  • Rams/49ers: "The Gold Rush Rivalry"
  • Seahawks/Cardinals: "Western Birdie Battle"
Yeah, there are alot more Cowboys rivalries up there and it's for two reasons: I'm a Cowboy fan, I know all their rivals, and the Cowboys have more rivals than anyone.

Ok, anyone of you have any?

(BTW, Toss Up! returns to close out season one next Thursday.)

those nicknames are LAME. Stick to the basics.. Cowboys vs. Eagles, Packers vs. Bears, etc. enough said.
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Old 09-21-2008, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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Eagles/Redskins

The Battle for Survival

The Manifest Destiny Duel

Don't take it too seriously
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Old 09-21-2008, 02:26 PM
JJG JJG started this thread
 
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those nicknames are LAME. Stick to the basics.. Cowboys vs. Eagles, Packers vs. Bears, etc. enough said.
Well YOU can stick to the basics. I choose nicknames... enough said.
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Old 09-22-2008, 12:34 PM
 
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Lions vs. ALL - Going Downtown in the D-Town...
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