Interesting Trivia On NFL - Atlanta Falcons

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  • 1. 

    Who led the Falcons with 7.5 sacks in 2013?

    • A.

      Jonathan Massaquoi

    • B.

      Joplo Bartu

    • C.

      Corey Peters

    • D.

      Osi Umenyiora

    Correct Answer
    D. Osi Umenyiora
    Explanation
    Osi Umenyiora is the correct answer because he led the Falcons with 7.5 sacks in 2013.

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  • 2. 

    Who led the Falcons in both interceptions and forced fumbles in 2013?

    • A.

      Desmond Trufant

    • B.

      William Moore

    • C.

      Robert Alford

    • D.

      Robert McClain

    Correct Answer
    B. William Moore
    Explanation
    William Moore led the Falcons in both interceptions and forced fumbles in 2013. This means that he had the highest number of interceptions and forced fumbles among all the players on the team during that year.

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  • 3. 

    Which Falcons punter had two punts blocked in 2013?

    • A.

      Brett Kern

    • B.

      Matt Bosher

    • C.

      Colton Schmidt

    • D.

      Ryan Allen

    Correct Answer
    B. Matt Bosher
    Explanation
    Matt Bosher is the correct answer because he was the punter for the Atlanta Falcons in 2013 and had two punts blocked during that season.

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  • 4. 

    Which team did the Falcons defeat in overtime during the 2013 season?

    • A.

      Buffalo Bills

    • B.

      Seattle Seahawks

    • C.

      Arizona Cardinals

    • D.

      Washington Redskins

    Correct Answer
    A. Buffalo Bills
    Explanation
    In the 2013 season, the Falcons defeated the Buffalo Bills in overtime.

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  • 5. 

    Which Falcons player started at both defensive end and defensive tackle during the 2013 season?

    • A.

      Kroy Biermann

    • B.

      Jonathan Babineaux

    • C.

      Sean Weatherspoon

    • D.

      Joplo Bartu

    Correct Answer
    B. Jonathan Babineaux
    Explanation
    Jonathan Babineaux is the correct answer because he is the only player listed who has the versatility to play both defensive end and defensive tackle. Kroy Biermann primarily played defensive end, Sean Weatherspoon played linebacker, and Joplo Bartu played linebacker as well. Babineaux, on the other hand, has the ability to play both positions, making him the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    For the 2013 season, the Falcons ranked 3rd in the NFL in what category?

    • A.

      Rushing Yards

    • B.

      Pass Attempts

    • C.

      Turnovers Allowed

    • D.

      Turnovers Forced

    Correct Answer
    B. Pass Attempts
    Explanation
    The Falcons ranked 3rd in the NFL in pass attempts in the 2013 season. This means that they had the third highest number of pass attempts among all the teams in the league that year. Pass attempts refer to the number of times a team tries to pass the ball during a game. This statistic indicates that the Falcons heavily relied on their passing game during the 2013 season.

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  • 7. 

    The Falcons opened the 2013 season with a loss to which divisional rival?

    • A.

      Carolina Panthers

    • B.

      St. Louis Rams

    • C.

      Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    • D.

      New Orleans Saints

    Correct Answer
    D. New Orleans Saints
    Explanation
    In the 2013 season, the Falcons started off with a loss to the New Orleans Saints, who were their divisional rival. This means that the Falcons were defeated by the Saints in the opening game of that season.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the only Falcons player with more than 3 receiving touchdowns in 2013?

    • A.

      Julio Jones

    • B.

      Tony Gonzalez

    • C.

      Harry Douglas

    • D.

      Roddy White

    Correct Answer
    B. Tony Gonzalez
    Explanation
    In 2013, Tony Gonzalez was the only Falcons player who had more than 3 receiving touchdowns. This implies that Julio Jones, Harry Douglas, and Roddy White did not have more than 3 receiving touchdowns that season.

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  • 9. 

    Which offensive lineman did the Falcons take with their first pick in the 2012 draft?

    • A.

      Peter Konz

    • B.

      Jonathan Massaquoi

    • C.

      Lamar Holmes

    • D.

      Bradie Ewing

    Correct Answer
    A. Peter Konz
    Explanation
    In the 2012 draft, the Falcons selected Peter Konz as their first pick for an offensive lineman.

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  • 10. 

    Which team did the Falcons defeat in the 2012 playoffs?

    • A.

      Washington Redskins

    • B.

      Minnesota Vikings

    • C.

      Seattle Seahawks

    • D.

      Green Bay Packers

    Correct Answer
    C. Seattle Seahawks
    Explanation
    In the 2012 playoffs, the Falcons defeated the Seattle Seahawks.

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  • 11. 

    The Falcons scored a season-high 40 points in their 2012 opening day win against which team?

    • A.

      Carolina Panthers

    • B.

      Kansas City Chiefs

    • C.

      San Diego Chargers

    • D.

      Oakland Raiders

    Correct Answer
    B. Kansas City Chiefs
    Explanation
    In their 2012 opening day win, the Falcons scored a season-high 40 points against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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  • 12. 

    Which team did the Falcons shut out during the 2012 season?

    • A.

      Philadelphia Eagles

    • B.

      Arizona Cardinals

    • C.

      Detroit Lions

    • D.

      New York Giants

    Correct Answer
    D. New York Giants
    Explanation
    In the 2012 season, the Falcons shut out the New York Giants.

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  • 13. 

    Which divisional rival handed the Falcons their first loss of the 2012 season?

    • A.

      Dallas Cowboys

    • B.

      Carolina Panthers

    • C.

      New Orleans Saints

    • D.

      Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Correct Answer
    C. New Orleans Saints
    Explanation
    In the 2012 season, the New Orleans Saints handed the Falcons their first loss. This divisional rivalry game was significant as it marked the first defeat for the Falcons that season. The Saints, as a divisional rival, were able to outplay the Falcons and secure a victory, making them responsible for ending the Falcons' winning streak.

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  • 14. 

    Which running back had over 1300 all-purpose yards for the Falcons in 2012?

    • A.

      Michael Turner

    • B.

      Lousaka Polite

    • C.

      Jason Snelling

    • D.

      Jacquizz Rodgers

    Correct Answer
    D. Jacquizz Rodgers
    Explanation
    Jacquizz Rodgers is the correct answer because he had over 1300 all-purpose yards for the Falcons in 2012. This means that he accumulated more than 1300 yards through rushing, receiving, and returning yards. Michael Turner, Lousaka Polite, and Jason Snelling may have been running backs for the Falcons in 2012, but they did not achieve over 1300 all-purpose yards.

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  • 15. 

    Who led the Falcons in punt return yardage in 2012?

    • A.

      Harry Douglas

    • B.

      Dominique Franks

    • C.

      Jason Snelling

    • D.

      Jacquizz Rodgers

    Correct Answer
    B. Dominique Franks
    Explanation
    Dominique Franks led the Falcons in punt return yardage in 2012.

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