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  • 1. 

    What veteran quarterback managed the 2007 Detroit Lions offense?

    • A.

      Scott Mitchell

    • B.

      Mark Brunell

    • C.

      Vinny Testaverde

    • D.

      Jon Kitna

    Correct Answer
    D. Jon Kitna
    Explanation
    Jon Kitna managed the 2007 Detroit Lions offense.

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  • 2. 

    What veteran kicker led the 2007 Detroit Lions in points scored?

    • A.

      Jason Hanson

    • B.

      Morten Andersen

    • C.

      Martin Gramatica

    • D.

      Ryan Longwell

    Correct Answer
    A. Jason Hanson
    Explanation
    Jason Hanson is the correct answer because he was the veteran kicker for the Detroit Lions in 2007 and led the team in points scored that season. Morten Andersen, Martin Gramatica, and Ryan Longwell were not part of the Detroit Lions in 2007 and therefore cannot be the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    What was the final score of a 1995 wildcard game between Philadelphia and Detroit?

    • A.

      58-37

    • B.

      67-28

    • C.

      3-Jul

    • D.

      24-0

    Correct Answer
    A. 58-37
    Explanation
    The final score of the 1995 wildcard game between Philadelphia and Detroit was 58-37.

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  • 4. 

    Where did Barry Sanders attend high school?

    • A.

      Lebanon, OH

    • B.

      Davidson, AL

    • C.

      Wichita, KS

    • D.

      Clarence, MD

    Correct Answer
    C. Wichita, KS
    Explanation
    Barry Sanders attended high school in Wichita, KS.

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  • 5. 

    Which Detroit Lion was the first to rush for 200 yards in a game?

    • A.

      Barry Sanders

    • B.

      Steve Owens

    • C.

      Bobby Layne

    • D.

      Alex Karras

    Correct Answer
    A. Barry Sanders
    Explanation
    Barry Sanders is the correct answer because he was the first Detroit Lion to rush for 200 yards in a single game. This achievement is a testament to his exceptional skill and talent as a running back. Sanders was known for his agility, speed, and ability to break tackles, making him one of the greatest running backs in NFL history. His record-breaking performance solidified his place in Lions' history and further showcased his dominance on the field.

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  • 6. 

    When Barry Sanders retired in 1999, how many yards short of the NFL rushing record was he?

    • A.

      2,536

    • B.

      12,653

    • C.

      522

    • D.

      1,493

    Correct Answer
    D. 1,493
    Explanation
    Barry Sanders retired in 1999, and at that time, he was 1,493 yards short of the NFL rushing record. This means that if he had gained an additional 1,493 yards in his career, he would have surpassed the existing record.

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  • 7. 

    What is the name of the Detroit Lions' mascot?

    • A.

      Roary

    • B.

      Killer

    • C.

      Paws

    • D.

      Fierce

    Correct Answer
    A. Roary
    Explanation
    Roary is the correct answer as it is the name of the Detroit Lions' mascot. The other options, Killer, Paws, and Fierce, are not the names of the mascot.

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  • 8. 

    Which shade of blue is an official team color of the Detroit Lions?

    • A.

      Royal Blue

    • B.

      Azure Blue

    • C.

      Honolulu Blue

    • D.

      Cobalt Blue

    Correct Answer
    C. Honolulu Blue
    Explanation
    Honolulu Blue is the correct answer because it is the official team color of the Detroit Lions. The team has used this shade of blue for their uniforms and other branding elements for many years. It is a distinctive and recognizable color associated with the team.

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  • 9. 

    In 2003, the Detroit Lions set a new NFL record for road futility with how many straight losses?

    • A.

      16

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      29

    • D.

      24

    Correct Answer
    D. 24
    Explanation
    In 2003, the Detroit Lions set a new NFL record for road futility with 24 straight losses. This means that the team was unable to win a single game on the road throughout the entire season. This record highlights their lack of success and inability to perform well in away games during that particular year.

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  • 10. 

    What team defeated Detroit in week 17 of the 2000 season to knock the Lions out of playoff contention?

    • A.

      St. Louis Rams

    • B.

      Arizona Cardinals

    • C.

      Chicago Bears

    • D.

      Cincinnati Bengals

    Correct Answer
    C. Chicago Bears
    Explanation
    The Chicago Bears defeated Detroit in week 17 of the 2000 season to knock the Lions out of playoff contention.

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  • 11. 

    Which defensive tackle did the Detroit Lions release in 2006?

    • A.

      Marcus Bell

    • B.

      Shaun Rodgers

    • C.

      Dan Wilkinson

    • D.

      Shaun Cody

    Correct Answer
    C. Dan Wilkinson
    Explanation
    In 2006, the Detroit Lions released Dan Wilkinson.

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  • 12. 

    Which veteran linebacker joined the Detroit Lions in the middle of the 2005 season?

    • A.

      Boss Bailey

    • B.

      Wali Rainer

    • C.

      Donte Curry

    • D.

      Nate Wayne

    Correct Answer
    D. Nate Wayne
    Explanation
    Nate Wayne is the correct answer because he joined the Detroit Lions in the middle of the 2005 season.

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  • 13. 

    What safety began his NFL career with the Colts and joined the Lions in 2006?

    • A.

      Terrance Holt

    • B.

      Jeff Backus

    • C.

      Idrees Bashir

    • D.

      Bracy Walker

    Correct Answer
    C. Idrees Bashir
    Explanation
    Idrees Bashir is the correct answer because he began his NFL career with the Colts and then joined the Lions in 2006.

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  • 14. 

    Which former Buffalo Bills running back re-signed a three-year 2006 contract with the Detroit Lions?

    • A.

      Shawn Bryson

    • B.

      Arlen Harris

    • C.

      Brian Calhoun

    • D.

      Kevin Jones

    Correct Answer
    A. Shawn Bryson
    Explanation
    Shawn Bryson is the correct answer because he is the former Buffalo Bills running back who re-signed a three-year 2006 contract with the Detroit Lions.

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  • 15. 

    Which tight end signed a 5 year deal with the Detroit Lions in 2006 and started his NFL career with the New York Giants?

    • A.

      Cole Downer

    • B.

      Dan Campbell

    • C.

      Kori Dickerson

    • D.

      Val Barnaby

    Correct Answer
    B. Dan Campbell
    Explanation
    Dan Campbell is the correct answer because he signed a 5 year deal with the Detroit Lions in 2006 and started his NFL career with the New York Giants.

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