Football Trivia and Answers

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Hard

In what state is the Pro Football Hall of Fame located?

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Answer: Ohio
The Pro Football Hall of Fame resides in Canton, Ohio.

Medium

Before relocating to Foxborough, Massachusetts, what city were the Patriots associated with?

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Answer: Boston
The Patriots were based in Boston - and their name reflected it - before moving to Foxborough and changing their moniker to "New England".

Medium

Who is the winningest coach in NFL history?

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Answer: Don Shula
Don Shula, who is known primarily for coaching the Miami Dolphins from 1970 to 1995, has won 347 games during his 32-year career.

Medium

What is the maximum number of players permissible on a NFL team's roster?

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Answer: 53
NFL teams are allowed to have up to 53 players on their rosters, of which 46 are eligible to play on game day.

Hard

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

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

Hard

What is the average salary of an NFL player?

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Answer: $2 Million
NFL players, on average, make $2.1 million annually, which is considerably less than their MLB and NBA counterparts.

VeryHard

Which NFLer had to have the tip of his pinky amputated due to an injury suffered in 1985?

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Answer: Ronnie Lott
Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott actually suffered this injury, which crushed bones in his left finger, while tackling someone else.

Easy

In what state is the NFL's Pro Bowl played in annually?

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Answer: Hawaii
Since 1980 every Pro Bowl has been played at the Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Medium

Who is the highest-paid player in terms of annual salary in NFL history?

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Answer: Aaron Rodgers
In 2018 Aaron Rodgers agreed to a 4-year/$134-million deal with the Green Bay Packers, which is an average of almost $34 million a year. On top of that he received a $58-million signing bonus"!

VeryHard

Which player is the all-time rushing leaders of the California Golden Bears yet played only one season in the NFL?

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Answer: Russell White
Despite being one of the greatest players in the history of the University of Berkley, California Golden Bears, Russell White only played a single season in the NFL, which was 1993 with the Los Angeles Rams.



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