Football Trivia and Answers

Football has a long, rich history which spans over a hundred years. And whether you are new to the sport or have been an avid fan for innumerable years, TriviaQN is here to pose a challenge to your knowledge base and along the way add even more knowledge to your playbook. So without further ado, we present to you our Football Trivia - a test worthy enough to make even John Madden proud!

VeryHard

The Nordstrom family formerly owned which NBA team?

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Answer: Seattle Seahawks
More information: The Nordstrom family of Nordstrom department stores owned the Seahawks from 1974 to 1988.

Hard

"Reggie's Prayer" is a film starring with former NFL player?

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Answer: Reggie White
More information: Reggie White's (1967-2004) illustrious career lasted for 15 seasons, and many football experts consider him to be the greatest defensive player of all-time.

Hard

How much will it cost advertisers to air a 30-second commercial during the 2019 Super Bowl?

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Answer: $5 Million
More information: CBS is charging advertisers a little over $5 million for a 30-second slot during Super Bowl LIII (53).

Easy

In a conventional game of football, how many players are fielded at a time?

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Answer: 22
More information: There are 22 players, 11 on offense and 11 on defense.

Easy

What is the name of the premiere professional football league in Canada?

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Answer: Canadian Football League
More information: The Canadian Football League (CFL), founded in 1958, is still active and currently features nine teams.

Hard

Which Hall of Fame NFL player went by the nickname "Sweetness"?

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Answer: Walter Payton
More information: During his reign in the 70's and 80's, Walter "Sweetness" Payton (1954-1999), a running back, set a number of offensive records.

Medium

How many games are played by each team during the NFL regular season?

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Answer: 16
More information: NFL teams play 16 games over a 17-week period, which includes a "bye week" where they get a break.

VeryHard

Which one of the following NFL teams is actually publicly-owned?

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Answer: Green Bay Packers
More information: The Green Bay Packers are a publicly-owned, non-profit corporation and have been so since 1923.

Easy

The NFL's final championship game between the AFC and NFC is known as what?

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Answer: Super Bowl
More information: The Super Bowl is the most-watched television program of the year in the United States, and the day it is held has the status of a quasi-holiday.

Hard

As of January 2019, what is the record for most receptions in a playoff game by a single player?

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Answer: 15
More information: Darren Sproles (2012) and James White (2019) share the record for most receptions in playoff game, which is 15.



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