For a professional football player, there might be one thing as coveted as a Super Bowl ring, as essential to performance as time spent in the gym, and as pep-inducing as an inspiring coach—and that is sleep!  

Because of the direct impact rest has on physical and mental performance, it’s no surprise that so many NFL players have turned to SNOO to help their families snag more shuteye. With a record of adding 1-2+ hours of sleep per night, SNOO is basically the MVP of baby beds. So, when these NFL families “go long” we’re talking in hours of sleep, baby! Check out just a few of the NFL players that have turned to SNOO. (And guess which one is heading to Super Bowl LVI!)

Alex Anzalone, Detroit Lions Linebacker 


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A skilled linebacker leads the defense, but right here, Anzalone allows SNOO to take the lead...in helping wee baby Cooper get some rest!

Craig Robertson, Former New Orleans Saints Linebacker


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Football fans have nothing on SNOO fans! Robertson took to Instagram to praise our smart sleeper not once, but twice, writing, “I’m a huge fan of the Happiest Baby brand. We couldn’t be happier with our #SNOO & all the sleep gained because of it. Wish we had one in the past! Later Robinson expressed his appreciation again, posting: “Thank you Happiest Baby for helping Rylee consistently sleep through the night and make her parents happy.”

Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback

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The 2020 and 2021 Super Bowler certainly set his sweet baby girl Sterling Skye up for a win! Shortly before Sterling was born, Mahomes' fiancée Brittany Matthews showed off their new nursery, complete with SNOO waiting for their pint-sized player makes her debut.

Ricardo Allen, Cincinnati Bengals Safety

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Super Bowl-bound Ricardo Allen’s second daughter, Lennon, made her debut during the most grueling part of the football season—when sleep was key. Fortunately, with SNOO, little Lennon was able to snooze for 3 hours at a time right away, according to mom Grace.

“Not only is this bed amazing for nighttime sleep, it's amazing for when you just really need a shower, or to feed yourself, or to switch the laundry,” blogged Grace. It’s literally like having an extra set of hands in your home at all times,” she wrote about this “game-changer.” The Allen's were clearly smitten with SNOO, since it came out again in 2020 when Luna Rose Allen entered the family!

Will Grier, Dallas Cowboys Quarterback

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What does a QB have in common with a bb? An appreciation for the soothing powers of SNOO. “I need this in an adult size, please,” Will Grier’s wife, Jeanne, posted on Instagram. “Same,” the QB chimed in.

Golden Tate, Former Giants Wide Receiver

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Golden Tate has made some epic catches in his day, and now, his daughter is catching some epic ZZZ’s! The former Giants wide receiver credits SNOO with helping daughter Londyn “get that phase 5 sleep.”

Kyle Rudolph, New York Giants Tight End

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The two-time Pro Bowler got nostalgic about his youngest’s SNOO days in a #TBT: “Can’t believe it’s been a year since this video of Henry was taken. Seems like just yesterday. Jordan and I can’t say it enough how much we loved our SNOO. Baby Henry loved it too,” he wrote

Zach Miller, Former Chicago Bears Tight End

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Who currently holds the title of “Happiest Baby on the Block”? It’s Miller’s son Breckin, the since-retired Bear declared on Instagram.

Deion Jones, Atlanta Falcons Linebacker

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::Sportscaster voice:: It seems like there might be as much competition for the title of Happiest Baby on the Block as there is for the Vince Lombardi trophy because Jones tweeted that his daughter “is the Happiest Baby on the Block.” (We’ll let the refs make the call!)

Anthony Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Receiver

 NFL SNOO users - Anthony Miller

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In June 2020, the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver welcomed his mini, who he later photographed dreaming in SNOO.

Brandon McManus, Denver Broncos Placekicker

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“Who needs SLEEP??? Thanks to our SNOO, we get a lot of it,” McManus captioned a video of his twins SNOOzing sweetly. 

Eric Ebron, Pittsburgh Steelers Tight End

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Ebron snapped a pic of his little one sleeping in SNOO on his first night home from the hospital with the caption, “He loves it!”

Sterling Shepard, New York Giants Wide Receiver

 NFL SNOO users - Sterling Shepard

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The Giant’s wife, supermodel Chanel Iman (#couplegoals, right??), posted an excited pic to her Stories when their SNOO arrived.

Jordan Hicks, Arizona Cardinals Linebacker

NFL SNOO Users - Jordan Hicks

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This linebacker has made hundreds of tackles on the field…but off the field, he let SNOO help tackle his baby’s sleep!

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