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  • 1. 

    Lawrence Taylor first worked as an analyst for which network's Sunday Night Football?

    • A.

      TNT

    • B.

      MTV

    • C.

      USA

    • D.

      TBS

    Correct Answer
    A. TNT
    Explanation
    Lawrence Taylor first worked as an analyst for TNT's Sunday Night Football.

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  • 2. 

    Lawrence Taylor starred in what Oliver Stone movie?

    • A.

      Any Given Sunday

    • B.

      JFK

    • C.

      Midnight Express

    • D.

      Natural Born Killers

    Correct Answer
    A. Any Given Sunday
    Explanation
    Lawrence Taylor starred in the Oliver Stone movie "Any Given Sunday".

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  • 3. 

    Phil Simms was the MVP of which Super Bowl?

    • A.

      XXI

    • B.

      XXV

    • C.

      XXVII

    • D.

      XXIII

    Correct Answer
    A. XXI
    Explanation
    Phil Simms was named the MVP of Super Bowl XXI. In that game, Simms led the New York Giants to a 39-20 victory over the Denver Broncos. He completed 22 of 25 passes for 268 yards and three touchdowns, setting a Super Bowl record with a completion percentage of 88%. Simms' outstanding performance earned him the Most Valuable Player award for that Super Bowl.

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  • 4. 

    The Giants retired which number in honor of Phil Simms?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    B. 11
    Explanation
    The Giants retired the number 11 in honor of Phil Simms. This means that no player on the Giants can wear the number 11 on their jersey as it is a tribute to Simms. Retiring a number is a way for a team to honor a player who made significant contributions to the team, and in this case, Simms' accomplishments as a quarterback for the Giants led to his number being retired.

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  • 5. 

    In 2001, Sports Illustrated named Phil Simms the most underrated player in history at what position?

    • A.

      Wide Receiver

    • B.

      Quarterback

    • C.

      Punter

    • D.

      Linebacker

    Correct Answer
    B. Quarterback
    Explanation
    In 2001, Sports Illustrated named Phil Simms the most underrated player in history at the quarterback position. This implies that Simms was not given enough recognition or credit for his skills and contributions as a quarterback. The fact that Sports Illustrated specifically highlighted him as the most underrated player suggests that Simms' abilities and impact on the game were not fully acknowledged or appreciated by the general public or the media.

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  • 6. 

    Phil Simms missed a Super Bowl appearance against which team due to injury?

    • A.

      Buffalo Bills

    • B.

      New England Patriots

    • C.

      New York Jets

    • D.

      Miami Dolphins

    Correct Answer
    A. Buffalo Bills
    Explanation
    Phil Simms missed a Super Bowl appearance against the Buffalo Bills due to injury.

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  • 7. 

    Phil Simms set a Super Bowl record in which category?

    • A.

      Rushing Touchdowns

    • B.

      Completion Percentage

    • C.

      Fumbles

    • D.

      Passing Touchdowns

    Correct Answer
    B. Completion Percentage
    Explanation
    Phil Simms set a Super Bowl record in the category of Completion Percentage. This means that he had the highest percentage of completed passes compared to attempted passes in a Super Bowl game. This record indicates his accuracy and efficiency as a quarterback during that specific game.

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  • 8. 

    Mark Bavaro was an All-American at what college?

    • A.

      Oklahoma

    • B.

      Syracuse

    • C.

      Boston College

    • D.

      Notre Dame

    Correct Answer
    D. Notre Dame
    Explanation
    Mark Bavaro was an All-American at Notre Dame.

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  • 9. 

    What nickname did Mark Bavaro receive because of his resemblance to Sylvester Stallone?

    • A.

      Rocky

    • B.

      Commando

    • C.

      Rambo

    • D.

      Cobra

    Correct Answer
    C. Rambo
    Explanation
    Mark Bavaro received the nickname "Rambo" because of his resemblance to Sylvester Stallone.

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  • 10. 

    In 1985, Mark Bavaro set a Giants single-game record in what category?

    • A.

      Sacks

    • B.

      Receptions

    • C.

      Tackles

    • D.

      Fumble Recoveries

    Correct Answer
    B. Receptions
    Explanation
    In 1985, Mark Bavaro set a Giants single-game record in the category of receptions. This means that during a single game, Bavaro caught the most passes among all Giants players. This record highlights Bavaro's exceptional performance as a receiver during that particular game in 1985.

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  • 11. 

    Mark Bavaro played in the Pro Bowl and won a Super Bowl in what year?

    • A.

      1991

    • B.

      1985

    • C.

      1983

    • D.

      1987

    Correct Answer
    D. 1987
    Explanation
    In 1987, Mark Bavaro played in the Pro Bowl and won a Super Bowl.

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  • 12. 

    Joe Morris played his final NFL season with which team?

    • A.

      New York Giants

    • B.

      San Diego Chargers

    • C.

      Dallas Cowboys

    • D.

      Cleveland Browns

    Correct Answer
    D. Cleveland Browns
    Explanation
    Joe Morris played his final NFL season with the Cleveland Browns.

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  • 13. 

    Joe Morris broke which player's Giants record for most 1000-yard seasons?

    • A.

      Alex Webster

    • B.

      Floyd Little

    • C.

      Harry Carson

    • D.

      Carl Banks

    Correct Answer
    A. Alex Webster
    Explanation
    Joe Morris broke Alex Webster's Giants record for most 1000-yard seasons. This means that Joe Morris surpassed Alex Webster in terms of the number of seasons in which he rushed for over 1000 yards.

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  • 14. 

    Joe Morris scored a touchdown for the Giants in which Super Bowl?

    • A.

      XXIX

    • B.

      XXVII

    • C.

      XIX

    • D.

      XXI

    Correct Answer
    D. XXI
    Explanation
    Joe Morris scored a touchdown for the Giants in Super Bowl XXI.

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  • 15. 

    In 1985, Joe Morris led the NFL in what category?

    • A.

      Passing Touchdowns

    • B.

      Return Touchdowns

    • C.

      Receiving Touchdowns

    • D.

      Rushing Touchdowns

    Correct Answer
    D. Rushing Touchdowns
    Explanation
    In 1985, Joe Morris led the NFL in rushing touchdowns. This means that he scored the most touchdowns by running the ball into the end zone during that season. Passing touchdowns refer to touchdowns scored by throwing the ball, return touchdowns refer to touchdowns scored on special teams or defensive plays, and receiving touchdowns refer to touchdowns scored by catching a pass. However, in this case, Joe Morris excelled in rushing the ball and scored the most rushing touchdowns in the NFL in 1985.

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  • 16. 

    Joe Morris was one of the shortest players in the NFL during his career at what height?

    • A.

      5'9ö

    • B.

      5'7ö

    • C.

      5'5ö

    • D.

      5'11ö

    Correct Answer
    B. 5'7ö
    Explanation
    Joe Morris was one of the shortest players in the NFL during his career, standing at a height of 5'7ö.

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  • 17. 

    Joe Morris earned his only Super Bowl win while playing for which coach?

    • A.

      Chuck Noll

    • B.

      Hank Stram

    • C.

      Bill Parcells

    • D.

      John Madden

    Correct Answer
    C. Bill Parcells
    Explanation
    Joe Morris earned his only Super Bowl win while playing for Bill Parcells.

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  • 18. 

    In 2007, Tiki Barber became a correspondent for which NBC TV show?

    • A.

      Today Show

    • B.

      Live!

    • C.

      Entertainment Tonight

    • D.

      Dancing With the Stars

    Correct Answer
    A. Today Show
    Explanation
    Tiki Barber became a correspondent for the Today Show in 2007.

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  • 19. 

    Tiki Barber was the first Giants player to rush for how many career yards?

    • A.

      5000

    • B.

      20000

    • C.

      10000

    • D.

      7500

    Correct Answer
    C. 10000
    Explanation
    Tiki Barber holds the record for being the first Giants player to rush for 10,000 career yards. This means that throughout his career, Barber was able to accumulate a total of 10,000 rushing yards, making him a standout player in the Giants' history.

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  • 20. 

    Which safety was Tiki Barber's twin brother?

    • A.

      Isaiah Barber

    • B.

      Mickey Barber

    • C.

      Ronde Barber

    • D.

      Eric Barber

    Correct Answer
    C. Ronde Barber
    Explanation
    Ronde Barber is the correct answer because he is Tiki Barber's twin brother.

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  • 21. 

    In 2005, Tiki Barber broke which player's Giants team record for career rushing yards?

    • A.

      Joe Morris

    • B.

      Rodney Hampton

    • C.

      Rodney Hampton

    • D.

      Hap Moran

    Correct Answer
    B. Rodney Hampton
    Explanation
    In 2005, Tiki Barber broke Rodney Hampton's Giants team record for career rushing yards.

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  • 22. 

    The great football star Lawrence Taylor attended what college?

    • A.

      Harvard

    • B.

      U Of Arizona

    • C.

      U Of North Carolina

    • D.

      Auburn University

    Correct Answer
    C. U Of North Carolina
    Explanation
    The correct answer is U Of North Carolina. Lawrence Taylor, the great football star, attended the University of North Carolina.

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  • 23. 

    What University of Idaho graduate wore #91 as a Giants linebacker?

    • A.

      Carl Banks

    • B.

      Ryan Phillips

    • C.

      Corey Miller

    • D.

      Sam Huff

    Correct Answer
    B. Ryan Phillips
    Explanation
    Ryan Phillips is the correct answer because he is a University of Idaho graduate who wore #91 as a Giants linebacker.

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  • 24. 

    Which football star was the New York Giant who threw 33 TD passes in 1962?

    • A.

      James Worthy

    • B.

      Fran Tarkenton

    • C.

      YA Tittle

    • D.

      Don Meredith

    Correct Answer
    C. YA Tittle
    Explanation
    YA Tittle was the New York Giant who threw 33 TD passes in 1962. James Worthy, Fran Tarkenton, and Don Meredith were not associated with the New York Giants or the 1962 season.

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  • 25. 

    What number did Frank Gifford wear for the NY Giants?

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      44

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    B. 16
    Explanation
    Frank Gifford wore number 16 for the NY Giants.

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