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  • 1. 

    Who lead the New England Patriots in rushing yards in the 2005 season?

    • A.

      Cory Dillion

    • B.

      Patrick Pass

    • C.

      Heath Evans

    • D.

      Kevin Faulk

    Correct Answer
    A. Cory Dillion
    Explanation
    Cory Dillion led the New England Patriots in rushing yards in the 2005 season.

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  • 2. 

    What other position did Doug Flutie play for the 2005 New England Patriots aside from quarterback?

    • A.

      Receiver

    • B.

      Defense

    • C.

      Kicker

    • D.

      Punter

    Correct Answer
    C. Kicker
    Explanation
    Doug Flutie played as a kicker for the 2005 New England Patriots in addition to being the quarterback. This means that he was responsible for kicking field goals, extra points, and potentially kickoffs for the team.

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  • 3. 

    In 1993, the New England Patriots hired which of these former New York Giants coaches?

    • A.

      Tom Coughlin

    • B.

      Bill Parcells

    • C.

      Jim Fassel

    • D.

      Bill Belichick

    Correct Answer
    B. Bill Parcells
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bill Parcells. In 1993, the New England Patriots hired Bill Parcells, who was a former coach for the New York Giants. Parcells had a successful tenure with the Giants, leading them to two Super Bowl victories. The Patriots hoped that Parcells' experience and coaching skills would help turn their team around and bring them success.

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  • 4. 

    Who did the New England Patriots beat to win the AFC Championship in the 1996 season?

    • A.

      The Dallas Cowboys

    • B.

      The Tennessee Titans

    • C.

      The Jacksonville Jaguars

    • D.

      The Green Bay Packers

    Correct Answer
    C. The Jacksonville Jaguars
    Explanation
    In the 1996 season, the New England Patriots beat the Jacksonville Jaguars to win the AFC Championship.

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  • 5. 

    Who did the New England Patriots hire as head coach in January 2000?

    • A.

      Herm Edwards

    • B.

      Bill Parcells

    • C.

      Jim Fassel

    • D.

      Bill Belichick

    Correct Answer
    D. Bill Belichick
    Explanation
    In January 2000, the New England Patriots hired Bill Belichick as their head coach. Belichick has since become one of the most successful coaches in NFL history, leading the Patriots to multiple Super Bowl victories and establishing a dynasty in New England. Under his leadership, the Patriots have consistently been one of the top teams in the league, known for their strong defense and strategic game planning. Belichick's tenure with the Patriots has solidified his reputation as one of the greatest coaches of all time.

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  • 6. 

    Where did New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady play college football?

    • A.

      Notre Dame

    • B.

      Ohio State

    • C.

      Michigan

    • D.

      Oklahoma

    Correct Answer
    C. Michigan
    Explanation
    Tom Brady played college football at the University of Michigan.

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  • 7. 

    Tom Brady entered the 2005 season with what overall record in regular-season and playoff games?

    • A.

      45-26

    • B.

      57-14

    • C.

      51-20

    • D.

      62-9

    Correct Answer
    B. 57-14
    Explanation
    In the 2005 season, Tom Brady entered with an overall record of 57-14 in regular-season and playoff games. This means that he had won 57 games and lost only 14 games in his career up until that point. This impressive record highlights Brady's success and dominance in both regular-season and playoff games, solidifying his reputation as one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history.

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  • 8. 

    Tom Brady is the 4th ever quarterback to lead his team to what feat?

    • A.

      2 Straight Undefeated Seasons

    • B.

      7 Straight Playoff Appearances

    • C.

      6 Straight 10 Win Seasons

    • D.

      3 Or More Super Bowl Wins

    Correct Answer
    D. 3 Or More Super Bowl Wins
    Explanation
    Tom Brady is the 4th ever quarterback to lead his team to 3 or more Super Bowl wins. This means that he has successfully guided his team to victory in the Super Bowl on at least three occasions. This is a remarkable achievement, as winning the Super Bowl is the ultimate goal for any NFL team, and it requires exceptional skill, leadership, and teamwork. Only a few quarterbacks in history have managed to achieve this feat, and Tom Brady's inclusion in this elite group speaks to his status as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time.

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  • 9. 

    Tom Brady entered 2005 with what record in games where the final margin was less than a touchdown?

    • A.

      15-6

    • B.

      21-0

    • C.

      11-Oct

    • D.

      19-2

    Correct Answer
    D. 19-2
    Explanation
    In the 2005 season, Tom Brady had a record of 19-2 in games where the final margin was less than a touchdown. This means that out of the games where the score difference was less than seven points, Brady's team won 19 times and lost only twice. This indicates that Brady was highly successful in close games during that season, showcasing his ability to perform under pressure and lead his team to victory in tight situations.

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  • 10. 

    New England Patriot quarterback Tom Brady began the 2005 NFL season with what overall overtime record?

    • A.

      2-Apr

    • B.

      3-Mar

    • C.

      0 - 4

    • D.

      Jul-00

    Correct Answer
    D. Jul-00
    Explanation
    In the given question, the answer "Jul-00" is the correct answer. This suggests that Tom Brady began the 2005 NFL season with an overall overtime record of 0-0. This means that he had not played any overtime games up until that point in the season.

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  • 11. 

    In which of these years was Tom Brady not voted an offensive captain by his Patriot teammates?

    • A.

      2002

    • B.

      2003

    • C.

      2004

    • D.

      2001

    Correct Answer
    D. 2001
    Explanation
    In 2001, Tom Brady was not voted an offensive captain by his Patriot teammates.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the 1st New England Patriots quarterback to be voted to the Pro Bowl?

    • A.

      Jim Miller

    • B.

      Drew Bledsoe

    • C.

      Tom Brady

    • D.

      Doug Flutie

    Correct Answer
    B. Drew Bledsoe
    Explanation
    Drew Bledsoe was the first New England Patriots quarterback to be voted to the Pro Bowl. This suggests that Bledsoe had a successful season and was recognized for his performance by being selected to participate in the Pro Bowl, which is an honor for NFL players.

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  • 13. 

    How many touchdowns did New England Patriot tight end Mike Vrabel score in goal-line situations in 2004?

    • A.

      5 Touchdowns

    • B.

      3 Touchdowns

    • C.

      2 Touchdowns

    • D.

      1 Touchdown

    Correct Answer
    B. 3 Touchdowns
    Explanation
    In 2004, New England Patriots' tight end Mike Vrabel scored a total of 3 touchdowns in goal-line situations.

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  • 14. 

    Which New England Patriot quarterback stood second on their all-time passing yardage list in 2005?

    • A.

      Tom Brady

    • B.

      Drew Bledsoe

    • C.

      Steve Grogan

    • D.

      Tony Eason

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Grogan
    Explanation
    Steve Grogan stood second on the New England Patriots' all-time passing yardage list in 2005. This means that Grogan had accumulated the second-highest number of passing yards in the history of the team up until that year. While Tom Brady is widely regarded as one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history and has since surpassed Grogan's record, in 2005 he had not yet achieved that feat. Similarly, Drew Bledsoe and Tony Eason did not hold the second position on the Patriots' passing yardage list in 2005.

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  • 15. 

    Which of these New England Patriots punters had 19,922 punting yards in their career?

    • A.

      Rich Camarillo

    • B.

      Lee Johnson

    • C.

      Tom Janik

    • D.

      Tom Yewcic

    Correct Answer
    A. Rich Camarillo
    Explanation
    Rich Camarillo is the correct answer because he had 19,922 punting yards in his career. This means that he was the most successful punter out of the options given, accumulating the highest number of punting yards.

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