How Much You Know Atlanta Falcons? Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Who was the youngest player on the Falcons' roster in 2012 at 22 years old?

    • A.

      Mike Peterson

    • B.

      Jacquizz Rodgers

    • C.

      Matt Bryant

    • D.

      John Abraham

    Correct Answer
    B. Jacquizz Rodgers
    Explanation
    Jacquizz Rodgers was the youngest player on the Falcons' roster in 2012 at 22 years old.

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  • 2. 

    The Falcons finished the 2012 season atop the NFC with what record?

    • A.

      4-Dec

    • B.

      5-Nov

    • C.

      13-3

    • D.

      6-Oct

    Correct Answer
    C. 13-3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 13-3. This indicates that the Falcons finished the 2012 season with 13 wins and 3 losses. This record placed them at the top of the NFC, showing their success and dominance in that particular season.

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  • 3. 

    Which Falcons player made this 13th Pro Bowl in 2012?

    • A.

      Tony Gonzalez

    • B.

      Julio Jones

    • C.

      Matt Ryan

    • D.

      Thomas DeCloud

    Correct Answer
    A. Tony Gonzalez
    Explanation
    Tony Gonzalez made his 13th Pro Bowl in 2012.

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  • 4. 

    2012 marked the Falcons' fifth season under which head coach?

    • A.

      Tim Lewis

    • B.

      Keith Armstrong

    • C.

      Mike Smith

    • D.

      Mike Nolan

    Correct Answer
    C. Mike Smith
    Explanation
    Mike Smith was the head coach for the Falcons in the 2012 season. This can be inferred from the question which states that it was the Falcons' fifth season under a particular head coach, and the only option that matches this criteria is Mike Smith.

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  • 5. 

    Tommy Nobis was the #1 pick in which year's NFL Draft?

    • A.

      2006

    • B.

      1986

    • C.

      1966

    • D.

      1946

    Correct Answer
    C. 1966
    Explanation
    Tommy Nobis was the #1 pick in the 1966 NFL Draft.

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  • 6. 

    Which award did Tommy Nobis win in 1966?

    • A.

      Defensive Rookie of the Year

    • B.

      Special Teams Player of the Year

    • C.

      Offensive Rookie of the Year

    • D.

      Comeback Player of the Year

    Correct Answer
    A. Defensive Rookie of the Year
    Explanation
    Tommy Nobis won the Defensive Rookie of the Year award in 1966. This award is given to the best defensive player who is in their first year in the professional league. Nobis must have demonstrated exceptional defensive skills and performance during his rookie season to receive this honor.

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  • 7. 

    Steve Bartkowski made two Pro Bowls at which position?

    • A.

      Quarterback

    • B.

      Running Back

    • C.

      Wide Receiver

    • D.

      Kicker

    Correct Answer
    A. Quarterback
    Explanation
    Steve Bartkowski made two Pro Bowls at the position of quarterback.

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  • 8. 

    Which quarterback surpassed Steve Bartkowski's Falcons career passing record in 2013?

    • A.

      Chris Chandler

    • B.

      Matt Ryan

    • C.

      Michael Vick

    • D.

      Matt Schaub

    Correct Answer
    B. Matt Ryan
    Explanation
    In 2013, Matt Ryan surpassed Steve Bartkowski's Falcons career passing record.

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  • 9. 

    William Andrews led the Falcons to a 12-4 record in what NFL season?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1970

    • D.

      2000

    Correct Answer
    A. 1980
    Explanation
    In the 1980 NFL season, William Andrews led the Falcons to a 12-4 record. This indicates that during that particular season, Andrews played a significant role in guiding the Falcons to a successful season with 12 wins and only 4 losses.

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  • 10. 

    Michael Vick set an NFL record amongst quarterbacks in what category?

    • A.

      Career Passing Yards

    • B.

      Career Rushing Yards

    • C.

      Interceptions Thrown

    • D.

      Passes Caught

    Correct Answer
    B. Career Rushing Yards
    Explanation
    Michael Vick set an NFL record amongst quarterbacks in the category of Career Rushing Yards. This means that throughout his career, Vick accumulated the highest total of rushing yards compared to any other quarterback in NFL history.

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  • 11. 

    What award did Claude Humphrey win in his first NFL season?

    • A.

      Comeback Player of the Year

    • B.

      NFL MVP

    • C.

      Offensive Rookie of the Year

    • D.

      Defensive Rookie of the Year

    Correct Answer
    D. Defensive Rookie of the Year
    Explanation
    Claude Humphrey won the Defensive Rookie of the Year award in his first NFL season. This award is given to the player who has had the most outstanding performance as a defensive rookie. It recognizes the impact and contribution of a rookie player on the defensive side of the game. Humphrey's exceptional performance on defense during his first season earned him this prestigious award.

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  • 12. 

    In 1976, Claude Humphrey led the Falcons in which category?

    • A.

      Interceptions

    • B.

      Tackles

    • C.

      Rushing Yards

    • D.

      Sacks

    Correct Answer
    D. Sacks
    Explanation
    In 1976, Claude Humphrey led the Falcons in the category of sacks. This means that he was able to tackle the opposing team's quarterback behind the line of scrimmage before they could complete a pass. Sacks are a crucial defensive statistic as they can disrupt the opposing team's offensive plays and potentially lead to turnovers. Humphrey's ability to consistently sack the quarterback in 1976 showcases his skill and impact on the Falcons' defense during that season.

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  • 13. 

    Mike Kenn set a Falcons record by starting 251 games at which position?

    • A.

      Safety

    • B.

      Quarterback

    • C.

      Punter

    • D.

      Tackle

    Correct Answer
    D. Tackle
    Explanation
    Mike Kenn set a Falcons record by starting 251 games at the tackle position. This means that he consistently played as a tackle for the Falcons in 251 games, which is more than any other player in the team's history. Tackle is a position in American football that is responsible for blocking and protecting the quarterback, as well as creating running lanes for the ball carrier. Mike Kenn's longevity and success in this position allowed him to achieve this record.

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  • 14. 

    How many Pro Bowls did Mike Kenn make between 1980 and 1984?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      0

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    A. 5
    Explanation
    Mike Kenn made 5 Pro Bowls between 1980 and 1984. This means that he was selected as one of the best players in his position for 5 consecutive years during that time period.

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  • 15. 

    What was Jessie Tuggle's nickname during his playing career?

    • A.

      The Buzzsaw

    • B.

      The Hammer

    • C.

      The Screwdriver

    • D.

      The Pliers

    Correct Answer
    B. The Hammer
    Explanation
    During his playing career, Jessie Tuggle was known by the nickname "The Hammer." This nickname suggests that Tuggle was a fierce and powerful player who delivered hard hits on the field. It implies that he was a force to be reckoned with and had a strong impact on the game.

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