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Football Trivia Questions

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Who are the first two kickers to have made 63-yard field goals? Tom Dempsey and Jason Elam

How many years must a player be retired to be eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame? Five.

Which star wideout never caught at least 100 passes in a single season? Andre Reed

Who was the first NFL quarterback to throw for 1000 yards in a season? Arnold Herber

How many of the five Dallas teams Tom Landry took to Super Bowls were victorious? Two.

The great Dan Marino ended his career with 420 TD passes. He also passed for an impressive 61,361 yards. How many times did he lead the league in passing yards? 5

Two players shared a record for playing their entire 20-season career with only one team. One player was Jackie Slater of the Rams. Who tied his record when he retired after the 2002 season? Darrell Green

What record-setting quarterback was the NFL's 82nd draft pick in 1979? Joe Montana.

What team hired the NFL's first professional cheerleading squad, in 1972? The Dallas Cowboys.

What Pittsburgh Steelers great was the first wide receiver to be named super Bowl MVP? Lynn Swan.

In 1999, I retired with 47 game-tying or game-winning fourth quarter drives in my career. Who am I? John Elway

Who did the New York Giants beat by a point in the closest Super Bowl ever? The Buffalo Bills.

What NFL team once had Bob Hope, Henry Mancini, Maureen Reagan and Danny Thomas on its advisory board? The Los Angeles Rams.

What elusive Detroit running back has been dubbed "the Lion King"? Barry Sanders.

With 3,838 rush attempts, this football great once held the NFL record for most career attempts. Who was it? Walter Payton

Who was the only player to rush for 2,000 yards when the NFL played a 14 game season? O.J. Simpson

What Baltimore Colts great led the NFL in passing in the 1960s, with 26548 yards? Johnny Unitas.

Name the first quarterback to have a 100 QB rating? Sammy Baugh

What Jets quarterback, asked if he preferred grass or Astroturf, replied: "I don't know, I never smoked Astroturf"? Joe Namath.

What team has been drubbed in Super Bowls by scores of 27-10, 39-20, 42-10, and 55-10? The Denver Broncos.

What Vikings quarterback has been called the NFL's "original scrambler"? Fran Tarkenton.

What nickname did NFL great Lance Alworth share with a Disney movie title character? Bambi.

What Cowboy's 99-yard run from scrimmage put him in the NFL football record book in 1983? Tony Dorsett's.

What did a Buffalo fan hit Chuck Foreman in the eye with during a game, ending his chance of winning the NFC rushing title in 1975? A snowball.

What NFL team introduced the no-huddle offense during the 1980s? The Cincinnati Bengal's.

One of the most incredible running backs to ever touch a pigskin would have to be Barry Sanders. He played 10 seasons, all in a Lions uniform, and has some amazing stats to his credit. How many seasons out of the 10 he played, did he lead the league in rushing yards? 4

Who was the first NFL player to record a 1,000 yard rushing season? Beattie Feathers

What quarterback got stuck with the given names Yelberton Abraham? Y.A. Tittle.

Who was involved as a player or coach in three Super Bowls with the Cowboys, two with the Eagles and one with the Bears? Mike Ditka.

Point after touchdowns (PATs) seem to be a frivolous item in the NFL. Which kicker set a NFL record by attempting 10 PATs in one game in the 1960s? Charlie Gogolak

Who holds the NFL record for the most seasons with the same team? Jackie Slater

What pro football franchise did Tim Mara buy in 1925 for $500? The New York Giants.

What teams played in the first all-California Super Bowl? The San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers.

Who was the first 1000-yard rusher in the NFL? Beattie Feathers

Who had the most rushing yards in the NFL for the 1980s? Eric Dickerson.

What Native American language was Super Bowl XXX the first to be broadcast in? Navajo.

Who was the first athlete to rap at a Pro Bowl musical gala, in 1995? Deion Sanders.

How many football teams play in the Big Ten Conference? Eleven.

In the 2006 season, which team shared the honor by having the most shutouts in the season? Jacksonville Jaguars

What was Miami quarterback Bob Griese the first NFL football player to wear in a game, in 1977? Glasses.

What Division 1-A football team's fans cheer for the Yellow Jackets? Georgia Tech's.