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Clever, awesome fantasy football team names that spice up 2019 leagues

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Clever, awesome fantasy football team names that spice up 2019 leagues

It's fantasy football season, which means -- well, to some people, it means everything. 

Some of you know the do's and don'ts of drafting your team, but if you don't -- don't worry, we'll cover that for you, too.

For now, let's look at some of the best fantasy football team names that you wonderful people of the Internet have sent me on Twitter.

Hi, hello -- this is amazing. 

Whenever you can bring in one of the most iconic pop voices in the world and involve football, it's always a yes for me.

Related: Einhorn is Finkle.

I am absolutely in love with this. 

Sometimes you need to be quick and to the point. I just worry this is the type of guy who auto-drafts.

This one is great too because I'm still trying to decide whether Baker Mayfield is a better quarterback or a better beer chugger.

Both maybe?

Someone really loves them some Dak Prescott I assume. But thank you, Noah, for getting "Baby Shark" stuck in my head -- and everyone else's.

Good -- so good.

I'm not sure if this was the typical bash on Jess tweet I get, but if it's not, I like it. And that because this is what I said.

Quarterback Josh Rosen and a classic '80s band? I'm joining this league.

These are all great coming from a guy who is obsessed with puns. 

Note: Make sure you have a friend in your circle who is equally obsessed with puns -- they are always an additional secret weapon to have.

No. 

This might be basic, but it gets the job done.

Easterling gives you options -- and each one of them is good.

A good twist on a great movie.

Many more were submitted, but we have to remind ourselves this is a family website ... most of the time.

Here's to a fun, and competitive football season to you and yours. 

Cheers!

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Jalen Ramsey trade: Jaguars deal cornerback to Rams for draft picks

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Jalen Ramsey trade: Jaguars deal cornerback to Rams for draft picks

The 49ers really messed with the Rams' heads.

In the wake of Los Angeles' 20-7 loss to San Francisco in Week 6, the Rams first traded cornerback Marcus Peters to the Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday, and then made an even bigger move.

The Jaguars traded cornerback Jalen Ramsey to the Rams in exchange for two first-round and one fourth-round draft pick.

[RELATED: Why gap between 49ers, Rams won't close after Ramsey trade]

Ramsey is arguably the best cornerback in the game, and has widely been rumored to be on the trade block ever since getting into a sideline confrontation with Jacksonville coach Doug Marrone in Week 2.

The All-Pro cornerback got his wish and got out of Jacksonville. The 49ers will see him in Week 16 when the Rams visit Levi's Stadium.

Why Rams' Jalen Ramsey trade will not close growing gap behind 49ers

Why Rams' Jalen Ramsey trade will not close growing gap behind 49ers

Two days after the unbeaten 49ers sent the Los Angeles Rams to their third consecutive loss, the two-time defending NFC West champions reacted.

The Rams traded away cornerback Marcus Peters -- who intercepted Jimmy Garoppolo in the end zone Sunday and acquired linebacker Kenny Young and a fifth-round draft pick. Then, the Rams put the finishing touches on a trade to acquire disgruntled cornerback Jalen Ramsey from the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Rams sent first-round picks in 2020 and ’21 to Jacksonville, along with a fourth-round selection in ’21.

When Ramsey asked for a trade last month, the 49ers were not interested in paying the price, NBC Sports Bay Area reported. General manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan were not willing to give up the high draft picks, coupled with the big contract that Ramsey will be seeking when his contract expires.

Ramsey is a great player, of course. He scheduled to make $13.7 million in 2020, the final year of his deal. The Rams are parting ways with two first-round draft picks for a player they have under contract for only one-and-a-half seasons.

If the 49ers’ 20-7 win over the Rams on Sunday showed anything, it’s that the Rams need a lot of help in front of quarterback Jared Goff. The 49ers’ defensive line thoroughly overmatched the Los Angeles offensive line. Goff looked shaken and unsteady. The Rams managed just 48 net passing yards.

The Rams have an obvious need on their offensive line -- especially with Andrew Whitworth, a 14-year veteran, lining up at left tackle. This could be the end of the road for him.

With the college game producing a dearth of offensive linemen, any team that needs help at tackle must invest a high draft pick to get a talented player at that position.

Los Angeles made the decision to acquire one of the league’s best cornerbacks for the next one-and-a-half seasons at the expense of, potentially, beefing up their offensive line with a player who could provide a counter-balance to the 49ers’ strength on the defensive line.

Nick Bosa, Dee Ford, DeForest Buckner and Arik Armstead have reason to be excited about facing this collection of Rams offensive linemen for a while.

[RELATED: 49ers' Breida impressed by defense in win against Rams]

Can Ramsey cover tight end George Kittle? That’s about the only way Ramsey can help the Rams in head-to-head matchups against the 49ers. After all, it does not really make a difference at this point with the 49ers' offense if Dante Pettis, Marquise Goodwin or Deebo Samuel are held to low numbers.

Lynch and Shanahan have put together a long-term plan designed at doing their best to ensure the 49ers can remain competitive on a yearly basis. This trade by an NFC West opponent is a big step toward them achieving that goal.