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Who was the youngest player ever selected in the first round of the NFL draft?

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Answer: Amobi Okoye
Drafted in 2007, Nigerian-born Amobi Okoye entered college at 16 years old, thus becoming NFL eligible at 19.

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The record for longest field goal in NFL history was set by Matt Prater in 2013. How many yards did the field goal cover?

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Answer: 64
Matt Prater amazingly kicked the ball for 64 yards in December 8th of that year against the Tennessee Titans.

Hard

Which of the following NFL teams does not play in its home city?

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Answer: Dallas Cowboys
The Cowboys do not actually play in Dallas but at AT&T Stadium in nearby Arlington, Texas.

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 NFL player was incarcerated for engaging in unlawful dog-fighting activities?

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Answer: Michael Vick
Michael Vick spent two years in prison (2007-2009) for being one of the chief operators of "Bad Newz Kennels". He was also suspended indefinitely by the NFL but ultimately reinstated and played an additional seven seasons in 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.

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

Easy

Which NFL player has won the most playoff games in history?

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Answer: Tom Brady
During his illustrious NFL career with the New England Patriots which has thus far run 18 years, Tom Brady has built up a résumé which has some supporting the idea of him being the greatest quarterback of all time.

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Who was the NFL's 2016 Offensive Rookie of the Year?

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Answer: Dak Prescott
In 2016 the Offensive ROTY Award went to Dak Prescott, the quarterback who led the Dallas Cowboys to the NFC East title.



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