Last Friday, January 10, the NBA allowed the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets to wear nicknames on the back of their jerseys. Fans loved it, and so did the players. It was entertaining to see what everyone's nickname was. For example: LeBron James was "King James," Dwayne Wade was "D. Wade," Kevin Garnett was "The Big Ticket," and Paul Pierce was "Truth."
The nickname-game got me thinking, would it be a good idea to do this in the NFL? Let me explain.
For one week (including Thursday, Sunday, and Monday night football) the NFL would allow all players to put nicknames on the back of their jerseys, just to make it a little more entertaining. It would be terrific for CBS, NFL Network, FOX, NBC, and ESPN, because ratings would surely increase. It would also help the NFL in jersey sales, since the nicknamed jerseys would be something that fans could purchase.
This is why I have decided to propose the question to our readers here on Baltimore Beatdown. Should the NFL have one week out of the season where nicknames are on the back of every player's jersey?
Also, if the NFL did have such a week, what would be the nicknames that some of the Ravens' players wear on their jerseys?