Prepare cookie recipe. Roll out dough and cut gingerbread boys in various sizes. Bake at 375°F for 8-12 minutes. Cool on cookie sheet on cooling grid 2 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on cooling grid.
Reserve some fondant white; tint remaining black, red and blue. Cut white fondant helmet and pants (use cookie cutter as guide); cut small strips for mouth guards. Cut black fondant eyes with small opening of tip 6, and shoes with knife. Cut red and blue shirts and small strips for helmet. Brush fondant pieces with water; attach to cookies. Write numbers on jerseys with edible markers.