One option is the word coworker.
Team meat mate tame
Team, tame and mate.
a team mate
Yes, Even though there is no "I" in team there is a "ME" in team There is also meat, mate, meta and tame.
meta, team, meat, mate and tame
Jenson Button, is the new team mate of Hamilton this season.
each team mate gets a medal
2 syllables team-mate