Posted July 19, 2019 05:02:10 It’s been an incredible summer for sports fans across the country.
From the Super Bowl to the NBA Finals, to the NFL Draft, and now to the National Football League.
Here’s a look at some of the NFL players who have made their mark on sports, from the top of the draft to the pros.1.
NFL players named after themselvesThe Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz and wide receiver Corey Davis are the latest big names to be named after their hometowns.
The two have both been on the field for the Eagles since their rookie season, and both are part of a special generation of athletes who are taking their place among the best in the world.
Both Wentz (5,000 yards rushing) and Davis (3,000 receiving yards) have led their respective teams to a Super Bowl appearance.
Both players have also had incredible moments in the NFL, including their touchdown celebrations in the Superdome.
Davis is currently leading the NFL in rushing touchdowns with seven.2.
NFL player named after the city where he grew upThe Philadelphia Eagles have been playing in the Philadelphia 76ers’ downtown arena since 2009, and they have been the biggest beneficiary of the franchise’s success.
Their stadium has hosted the NFL’s biggest events, including Super Bowls, College Football Playoff games, the Superbowl, and many more.
They also played in the first Super Bowl, and won it in 2013.
The team has played in five Super Bowl titles and three of the last six Super Bowl tournaments, winning the last two.3.
NFL athlete named after a stateThe Minnesota Vikings are the proud owners of the Minnesota Vikings logo, and the team has been named after one of the largest cities in the United States.
Since they opened their new stadium in 2020, the team is one of five teams to win four Super Bowl championships.
The franchise has been a member of the College Football Playoffs three times and the NFL Playoffs twice.4.
NFL star named after an event or eventistIt’s hard to imagine the Eagles not getting a shout out from fans for their iconic “V” logo.
Since the team’s inception in 1976, the logo has been used to celebrate the National Anthem and to promote the team.
It has also become the first logo to be used to sponsor a halftime show for the Superduper Bowl in 2017.5.
NFL team named after NFL players on national televisionThe Minnesota Wild have been in the league for just over a decade, but they were the first team to be officially named after two NFL players.
Former Packers and Falcons running back James Starks and former Seahawks wide receiver Jeremy Lane both became household names thanks to their incredible seasons in Minnesota.
Lane’s two-touchdown performance against the San Diego Chargers in the 2017 playoffs marked his third career 200-yard game.6.
NFL teams named after former playersFormer Bears running back Matt Forte and Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs have been named to the list of current NFL players, but both were drafted after their playing careers ended.
Both are part-time players, and Forte was drafted by the Bears with the No. 8 pick in the 2010 NFL Draft.7.
NFL stars named after other athletesThe NFL has become a huge sports industry, with ESPN’s NFL Sunday Ticket and ESPN’s All-Access sports networks taking over all sports programming.
In addition, NFL players have gone on to make a splash in film, television, and music, including:Drew Brees: Saints quarterback Drew Brees has become one of America’s most recognizable athletes.
The New Orleans Saints won the Super Cup in 2017, and Brees is currently the highest-paid NFL player, making $1.6 million in 2017 alone.
His Super Bowl-winning touchdown catch in Super Bowl LI earned him a record $1 million paycheck.8.
NFL heroes named after current playersThe New England Patriots have been a force on the gridiron for more than 30 years, and their Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady is a Hall of Famer.
Brady has won four Super Champions, and has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Honor.9.
NFL hero named after football teamIt’s not a stretch to say that the NFL is the sport of legends, and it’s no surprise that the New York Giants are considered the most legendary team in NFL history.
The team has won three Super Bowl Championships, four Conference Championships, and five Division Championships.
They have also been a part of the National League Championship Series five times, and have won a Superbowl three times.10.
NFL champion named after sports iconIn 2017, the New Orleans Pelicans took home the title of the most popular team in the country with their inaugural season.
New Orleans finished in the top five of the Associated Press poll, and also was named to multiple Sports Illustrated cover lists.
They won the 2017 NBA championship with the Pelicans, and earned the No