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  • 1. 

    In how many seasons was Kordell Stewart's completion percentage less than 50%?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    D. 1
    Explanation
    Kordell Stewart's completion percentage was less than 50% in only one season. This means that out of all the seasons he played, there was only one season where he completed less than half of his passes.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the Steelers head coach before Chuck Noll?

    • A.

      Mike Nixon

    • B.

      Raymond Parker

    • C.

      Walt Kiesling

    • D.

      Bill Austin

    Correct Answer
    D. Bill Austin
    Explanation
    Bill Austin was the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers before Chuck Noll. This can be inferred from the question, which asks for the coach before Chuck Noll, and the answer choice provided.

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  • 3. 

    When was Hines Ward first selected to the Pro Bowl?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      2002

    • D.

      1999

    Correct Answer
    B. 2001
    Explanation
    Hines Ward was first selected to the Pro Bowl in 2001.

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  • 4. 

    Hines Ward's draft stock was hurt when it was discovered he was missing what?

    • A.

      Ear Drum

    • B.

      A Big Toe

    • C.

      Spleen

    • D.

      Anterior Cruciate Ligament

    Correct Answer
    D. Anterior Cruciate Ligament
    Explanation
    Hines Ward's draft stock was hurt when it was discovered he was missing his anterior cruciate ligament. This is because the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a crucial ligament in the knee that provides stability and prevents excessive forward movement of the tibia. Without an ACL, Ward would have been at a significant disadvantage in terms of mobility and agility, making him a less desirable draft pick for football teams.

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  • 5. 

    Willie Parker was a third-string tailback at North Carolina. Who was the starter ahead of him on the depth chart?

    • A.

      Bobbie Blizzard

    • B.

      Jacque Lewis

    • C.

      Jarwarski Pollack

    • D.

      Ronnie McGill

    Correct Answer
    B. Jacque Lewis
    Explanation
    Jacque Lewis was the starter ahead of Willie Parker on the depth chart at North Carolina. This implies that Jacque Lewis was considered the first-choice tailback, while Willie Parker was third in line. The information provided suggests that Jacque Lewis was given priority over Parker in terms of playing time and responsibilities as a tailback.

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  • 6. 

    Joey Porter, drafted by the Steelers in 1999, initially played what position at Colorado State?

    • A.

      Strong Safety

    • B.

      Tight End

    • C.

      Nose Tackle

    • D.

      Halfback

    Correct Answer
    D. Halfback
    Explanation
    Joey Porter, who was drafted by the Steelers in 1999, initially played the position of Halfback at Colorado State.

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  • 7. 

    Who was not chosen by the Pittsburgh Steelers before Rocky Bleier in the 1968 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      Kim King

    • B.

      Doug Dalton

    • C.

      Bob Lanning

    • D.

      Rockne Freitas

    Correct Answer
    D. Rockne Freitas
    Explanation
    Rocky Bleier was chosen by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1968 NFL Draft. The question asks who was not chosen before him. The names listed are Kim King, Doug Dalton, Bob Lanning, and Rockne Freitas. The correct answer is Rockne Freitas.

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  • 8. 

    Which 1983 first-round draft pick is often seen as the Steelers' biggest draft bust?

    • A.

      Gabe Rivera

    • B.

      Wayne Capers

    • C.

      Walter Abercrombie

    • D.

      Duane Gunn

    Correct Answer
    A. Gabe Rivera
    Explanation
    Gabe Rivera is often seen as the Steelers' biggest draft bust because he was selected in the first round of the 1983 draft but his career was cut short due to a car accident that left him paralyzed. Rivera was a highly touted defensive tackle with great potential, but he was only able to play in six games before the accident. This tragic event prevented him from fulfilling his potential and living up to the expectations of being a first-round pick.

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  • 9. 

    During the 1970's, how many years did the "Steel Curtain" lead the NFL in total defense?

    • A.

      2 Times

    • B.

      1 Time

    • C.

      5 Times

    • D.

      0 Times

    Correct Answer
    A. 2 Times
    Explanation
    The "Steel Curtain" led the NFL in total defense for 2 years during the 1970's.

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  • 10. 

    The Steelers chose what defensive end from Arizona State ahead of Hines Ward in the 1998 draft?

    • A.

      Pat Tillman

    • B.

      Jason Simmons

    • C.

      George Jones

    • D.

      Jeremy Staat

    Correct Answer
    D. Jeremy Staat
    Explanation
    Jeremy Staat was chosen by the Steelers ahead of Hines Ward in the 1998 draft.

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  • 11. 

    Steelers 2006 first-round pick Santonio Holmes shares a birthday with what other 2006 draft pick?

    • A.

      Omar Jacobs

    • B.

      Cedric Humes

    • C.

      Orien Harris

    • D.

      Willie Reid

    Correct Answer
    A. Omar Jacobs
    Explanation
    Santonio Holmes, the Steelers' 2006 first-round pick, shares a birthday with Omar Jacobs, who was also a draft pick in 2006.

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  • 12. 

    Which Pittsburgh Steeler won two consecutive team MVP Awards in 1998 and 1999?

    • A.

      Jerome Bettis

    • B.

      Lee Flowers

    • C.

      Levon Kirkland

    • D.

      Kordell Stewart

    Correct Answer
    C. Levon Kirkland
    Explanation
    Levon Kirkland won two consecutive team MVP Awards in 1998 and 1999 for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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  • 13. 

    In 1952, the Steelers became the last NFL team to finally adopt what?

    • A.

      Use Of A Place Kicker

    • B.

      Uniform Names

    • C.

      Nickel Defense

    • D.

      T-Formation

    Correct Answer
    D. T-Formation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is T-Formation. In 1952, the Steelers became the last NFL team to finally adopt the T-Formation. The T-Formation is a formation in American football where the quarterback lines up under center and the running backs line up in a T-shape behind the quarterback. This formation revolutionized the game and became widely adopted by teams in the 1940s and 1950s. The Steelers were one of the last teams to adopt this formation, which contributed to their success in the following years.

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  • 14. 

    During the three replacement player games in 1987, what was the Pittsburgh Steelers' record?

    • A.

      0-3

    • B.

      1-Feb

    • C.

      Mar-00

    • D.

      2-Jan

    Correct Answer
    B. 1-Feb
    Explanation
    The answer "1-Feb" suggests that the Pittsburgh Steelers had a record of 1 win and 2 losses during the three replacement player games in 1987. This implies that they won one game and lost two games.

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  • 15. 

    Louis Lipps led the Pittsburgh Steelers in receiving in how many seasons?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      Six

    Correct Answer
    D. Six
    Explanation
    Louis Lipps led the Pittsburgh Steelers in receiving for a total of six seasons. This means that in six different seasons, Lipps had the highest number of receiving yards among all the players on the team.

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