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  • 1. 

    Claude Humphrey played in Super Bowl XV with which team?

    • A.

      Miami Dolphins

    • B.

      Dallas Cowboys

    • C.

      Philadelphia Eagles

    • D.

      Atlanta Falcons

    Correct Answer
    C. Philadelphia Eagles
    Explanation
    Claude Humphrey played in Super Bowl XV with the Philadelphia Eagles.

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  • 2. 

    Claude Humphrey was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in which year?

    • A.

      2010

    • B.

      2014

    • C.

      2006

    • D.

      2002

    Correct Answer
    B. 2014
    Explanation
    In 2014, Claude Humphrey was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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  • 3. 

    Mike Kenn played college football for which school?

    • A.

      Nebraska

    • B.

      Florida

    • C.

      Michigan

    • D.

      Ohio State

    Correct Answer
    C. Michigan
    Explanation
    Mike Kenn played college football for Michigan.

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  • 4. 

    How many seasons did Mike Kenn play for the Falcons?

    • A.

      11

    • B.

      13

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      17

    Correct Answer
    D. 17
    Explanation
    Mike Kenn played for the Falcons for 17 seasons.

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  • 5. 

    Jessie Tuggle led all NFL players in what category during the 1990s?

    • A.

      Interceptions

    • B.

      Fumbles Forced

    • C.

      Sacks

    • D.

      Tackles

    Correct Answer
    D. Tackles
    Explanation
    During the 1990s, Jessie Tuggle led all NFL players in the category of tackles. This means that he had the highest number of successful tackles among all players during that decade. Tackles are an important defensive statistic in football, as they involve stopping the opposing team's player from advancing further. Tuggle's exceptional ability to consistently make successful tackles allowed him to stand out and lead the league in this category during the 1990s.

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  • 6. 

    Jessie Tuggle set an NFL career record with 5 of what kind of touchdown return?

    • A.

      Interception Return

    • B.

      Kick Return

    • C.

      Punt Return

    • D.

      Fumble Recovery

    Correct Answer
    D. Fumble Recovery
    Explanation
    Jessie Tuggle set an NFL career record with 5 fumble recovery touchdowns. This means that on 5 separate occasions, Tuggle recovered a fumble and returned it for a touchdown. Fumble recovery touchdowns occur when a defensive player recovers a fumble, which is when an offensive player loses possession of the ball, and then proceeds to run it into the end zone for a touchdown. Tuggle's achievement of setting a career record in this category highlights his skill and ability to capitalize on turnovers.

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  • 7. 

    Jessie Tuggle made his final Pro Bowl in which year?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      1994

    • C.

      1998

    • D.

      1996

    Correct Answer
    C. 1998
    Explanation
    Jessie Tuggle made his final Pro Bowl in 1998. This means that in the year 1998, he was selected to participate in the Pro Bowl, which is an all-star game in the National Football League (NFL). The other years listed (2000, 1994, and 1996) are not relevant to his final Pro Bowl appearance.

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  • 8. 

    Which number won by Jeff Van Note was retired by the Falcons in 1986?

    • A.

      77

    • B.

      37

    • C.

      57

    • D.

      97

    Correct Answer
    C. 57
    Explanation
    The number 57 won by Jeff Van Note was retired by the Falcons in 1986.

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  • 9. 

    After retiring from football, Jeff Van Note became an announcer for which alma mater?

    • A.

      Tennessee

    • B.

      Kentucky

    • C.

      West Virginia

    • D.

      Missouri

    Correct Answer
    B. Kentucky
    Explanation
    After retiring from football, Jeff Van Note became an announcer for Kentucky, his alma mater. This suggests that he had a strong connection to the university and chose to continue his career in a field related to his passion for football.

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  • 10. 

    Gerald Riggs ended his NFL career with which team?

    • A.

      New York Jets

    • B.

      Washington Redskins

    • C.

      San Diego Chargers

    • D.

      Cincinnati Bengals

    Correct Answer
    B. Washington Redskins
    Explanation
    Gerald Riggs ended his NFL career with the Washington Redskins.

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  • 11. 

    Gerald Riggs was drafted out of which school in 1982?

    • A.

      Arizona State

    • B.

      Oklahoma State

    • C.

      San Diego State

    • D.

      Kansas

    Correct Answer
    A. Arizona State
    Explanation
    Gerald Riggs was drafted out of Arizona State in 1982. This means that he was selected by a professional sports team after completing his college career at Arizona State University.

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  • 12. 

    Deion Sanders was the first player to do what 4 times in career Pro Bowls?

    • A.

      Return a Punt for a Touchdown

    • B.

      Intercept a Pass

    • C.

      Force a Fumble

    • D.

      Sack the Quarterback

    Correct Answer
    B. Intercept a Pass
    Explanation
    Deion Sanders was the first player to intercept a pass four times in career Pro Bowls. This means that during his Pro Bowl appearances, he successfully caught the ball thrown by the opposing team's quarterback, preventing them from completing a pass and potentially gaining yards. Sanders' exceptional skills and ability to read the game allowed him to make interceptions consistently, making him a standout player in Pro Bowl history.

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  • 13. 

    Deion Sanders won the Jim Thorpe Award while playing for which university?

    • A.

      Florida State

    • B.

      Michigan State

    • C.

      Ohio State

    • D.

      Penn State

    Correct Answer
    A. Florida State
    Explanation
    Deion Sanders won the Jim Thorpe Award while playing for Florida State University.

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  • 14. 

    As of 2014, who is the only player older than Morten Andersen to play in an NFL game?

    • A.

      Y.A. Tittle

    • B.

      Jason Elam

    • C.

      Gary Anderson

    • D.

      George Blanda

    Correct Answer
    D. George Blanda
    Explanation
    George Blanda is the correct answer because as of 2014, he was the only player older than Morten Andersen to play in an NFL game. Blanda played until he was 48 years old, while Andersen retired at the age of 47. Y.A. Tittle, Jason Elam, and Gary Anderson were not older than Morten Andersen during that time period.

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  • 15. 

    Morten Andersen scored a point in how many consecutive NFL seasons?

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      23

    • C.

      20

    • D.

      17

    Correct Answer
    B. 23
    Explanation
    Morten Andersen scored a point in 23 consecutive NFL seasons. This means that for 23 years in a row, he was able to contribute to his team's score by either kicking a field goal or an extra point after a touchdown. This is an impressive feat, showcasing his consistency and longevity in the sport.

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