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Hard

Which player graced the cover of the videogame "Madden NFL 17"?

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Answer: Rob Gronkowski
Rob Gronkowski was the cover athlete for the 2017 edition of Electronic Arts' "Madden NFL", which the Madden franchise being the most-popular amongst NFL-based videogame.

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

Approximately how much does a NFL football weigh?

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Answer: 1 Pound
A NFL football weighs about 15 ounces or 1 pound.

Hard

In what year was the first female referee ever featured in an NFL game?

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Answer: 2012
Shannon Eastin, a replacement official, got this opportunity due to the full-time referees going on strike in 2012.

Hard

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

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Answer: Reggie White
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.

VeryHard

Which Super Bowl had the most points ever scored?

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Answer: Super Bowl XXIX
Super Bowl XXIX, played in 1995 between the San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers, featured the two teams scoring a combined 75 points, with the 49ers emerging victorious by a score of 49 to 26.

Hard

Which NFL team's name was inspired by a famous writer?

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Answer: Baltimore Ravens
The Baltimore Ravens derived their name from Edgar Allan Poe's poem "the Raven" (1845). In fact, their three mascots are named "Edgar", "Allan" and "Poe".

Easy

Which meat dish becomes particularly popular during the Super Bowl?

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Answer: Chicken Wings
On average Americans eat about 1.3 billion chicken wings annually on Super Bowl Sunday!

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

In high school football, how long is each quarter?

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Answer: 12 Minutes
Unlike the NFL and college which has four 15-minute periods, high school quarters are a shorter length at 12 minutes.



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