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Josh Allen’s Teammate Nickname Tracker

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Our Lord and Savior Joshua Patrick Allen is goofy as heck. He, like many of us, just likes to have fun. We’ve seen it in all the on and off-field clips the Bills bless us with. And, earlier this week, we were given something more: his nicknames for his teammates.

Either stupidity or childishness is to blame for Allen’s use of nicknames. Personally, I like to think he just knows how to have fun. (Only because I know I’m the same and need validation from somewhere.)

Josh Allen’s Names for Teammates

So, let’s get into it. The obvious ones:

Isaiah McKenzie = “Lil Dirty”

Josh Allen — and basically everyone in Buffalo — calls him that. McKenzie even explained to Rico why Quinton Spain gave him that name. I prefer “Lil Sexy”, but that’s a story for another time.

Greg Rousseau = “(Big) Groot”

This name was bestowed upon him at the University of Miami. His DC gave it to him, due to his impressive arm reach. I love it.

Devin Singletary = “Motor”

Duh, has he ever been known as anything else?

Boogie Basham = “Boog”

Not super inventive, but ya know.

Reggie Gilliam = “Reg”

Again, kinda boring just like his position. (#FullbacksDoNotMatter.)

Zack Moss = “Z-Mo”

This is an interesting one, simply because I didn’t think Moss did enough to earn a nickname, but that’s just my opinion.

Stefon Diggs = “Stef”

Nothing too fancy. This one is fun for me because I am sure Allen has a more inventive nickname for his lover, he just keeps it private. I respect that.

Jordan Poyer = “J-Po”

Again not super inventive, but honestly, Poyer is a huge physical guy and giving him a name he doesn’t like might just end up with Allen in full body cast. So I can live with “J-Po”.

Gabriel Davis = “Gabe”

Josh calls him what most people call him. Although, our very own Iestyn Harris has a much better suggestion:

Linebackers Coach Bobby Babich = “Lil Bobby”

Why? Because, according to Josh Allen, he hates it.

Ryan Bates = “Rick Bates”

Ryan Bates is more commonly known as “Rick Bates”. He just looks more like a Rick.

Rookies = “Stupid Rook”

All the rookies are lovingly called “Stupid Rook”. It makes sense because rookies are pretty stupid.

James Cook = “Jimbo”

However, Josh seems to have a soft spot for James Cook, calling him “Jimbo”. Apparently, Allen believes he loves it. However, this is open to interpretation because Cook’s expressions are pretty hard to read…

Happy:

Courtesy of Sports Illustrated

Angry:

Hungry:

Upset:

Ecstatic:

And, my personal favorite, Pensive:

Ahh, the many faces of James Cook.

These are all the nicknames I could find.

Names Teammates have for him

It only seems fair that, if Josh Allen has a creative outlet giving the guys nicknames, he should only get some back:

“Joshy”

A much cuter spin on Josh. Our own Alex Spencer calls him “Joshie Poo” which, whilst adorable, may have been too adorable for a 6’5”, 250 lb dude. “Joshy” is much better.

“Seventeen”

I really shouldn’t have to explain this one.

“MVP”

Because, obviously, he’s been MVP for the last two seasons. This will be the year he finally brings home that hardware.

“Dad”

I don’t know the origin of this one and, in a way, I’m glad I don’t. A bunch of guys being dudes in a locker room calling their QB “dad”? It can stay a mystery.

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