Football Trivia and Answers

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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.

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".

Hard

Which player holds the record for playing the most games in NFL history primarily on offense?

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Answer: Jerry Rice
The immortal Jerry Rice, who played wide receiver, currently holds the record at 303 games, the most for a player who wasn't a kicker or punter.

Medium

Which NFL legend also went on to win a season of "Dancing with the Stars"?

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Answer: Emmitt Smith
Peerless retired running back Emmitt Smith, alongside professional dancer Cheryl Burke, won season three of "Dancing with the Stars".

Easy

How many teams are there currently in the NFL?

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Answer: 32
In 1920 the NFL started with just 10 teams. Now it has expanded to 32, with all of them being based in the continental United States.

Medium

Retired NBA player Jason "White Chocolate" Williams was a high school basketball teammate of which Hall of Fame NFLer?

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Answer: Randy Moss
Legendary wide receiver Randy Moss was so talented athletically that apparently he could have pursued basketball as a career over football if he had so chose.

Easy

Which company owns the blimps which are mainstays at major football games?

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Answer: Goodyear
Goodyear blimps could be spotted at sporting events across America since the 1960 Orange Bowl.

VeryHard

Which vintage player is known as the first superstar of the NFL?

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Answer: Red Grange
Beginning his professional career in 1925, Red Grange (1903-1991) was the first player to attract the masses to NFL games and is thus credited with legitimizing the league.

Medium

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

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

Easy

A team has had a completely-perfect season only once in the history of the NFL. What year did this occur in?

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Answer: 1972
The 1972 Miami Dolphins are the only team to have won every regular season and postseason game they played in, winning the Super Bowl with a perfect 17-0 record.



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