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  • 1. 

    What was the nickname of Detroit Lion cornerback Dick Lane?

    • A.

      Night Train

    • B.

      Fast

    • C.

      Hitter

    • D.

      Touchdown

    Correct Answer
    A. Night Train
    Explanation
    Dick Lane was nicknamed "Night Train" because of his exceptional speed and agility on the field. This nickname perfectly captured his ability to quickly cover receivers and make hard-hitting tackles. Throughout his career, Lane was known for his aggressive playing style and his knack for intercepting passes, earning him the reputation as one of the best cornerbacks in NFL history.

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  • 2. 

    Who did the Detroit Lions draft in the first round at overall number 7 in the 1990 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      O.J. McDuffie

    • B.

      Chris Mims

    • C.

      Brad Hopkins

    • D.

      Andre Ware

    Correct Answer
    D. Andre Ware
    Explanation
    In the 1990 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions selected Andre Ware in the first round at overall number 7.

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  • 3. 

    Who was selected by the Lions with the third overall pick in the 2002 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      Todd Heap

    • B.

      Ed Reed

    • C.

      Ben Roethlisberger

    • D.

      Joey Harrington

    Correct Answer
    D. Joey Harrington
    Explanation
    Joey Harrington was selected by the Lions with the third overall pick in the 2002 NFL Draft. This answer is correct because Harrington was indeed selected by the Lions in that specific draft position.

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  • 4. 

    Who did the Lions take with the second overall selection of the 2003 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      Chad Pennington

    • B.

      Charles Rogers

    • C.

      Jamal Lewis

    • D.

      Eli Manning

    Correct Answer
    B. Charles Rogers
    Explanation
    The Lions took Charles Rogers with the second overall selection of the 2003 NFL Draft.

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  • 5. 

    What Detroit Lion set a 2002 rookie mark with 2,294 yards, 12 TDs, 215 completions and 429 attempts?

    • A.

      Drew Brees

    • B.

      Joey Harrington

    • C.

      Leonard Davis

    • D.

      Ed Reed

    Correct Answer
    B. Joey Harrington
    Explanation
    Joey Harrington is the correct answer because he was a rookie quarterback for the Detroit Lions in 2002. During that season, he set a rookie record for the team with 2,294 passing yards, 12 touchdowns, 215 completions, and 429 attempts. Drew Brees, Leonard Davis, and Ed Reed were not members of the Detroit Lions in 2002 and therefore cannot be the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    Who become the first rookie in Lions history to catch two touchdowns in his first game?

    • A.

      Charles Rogers

    • B.

      LaDainian Tomlinson

    • C.

      Shaun Alexander

    • D.

      Brian Urlacher

    Correct Answer
    A. Charles Rogers
    Explanation
    Charles Rogers became the first rookie in Lions history to catch two touchdowns in his first game.

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  • 7. 

    Who led the 2003 Detroit Lions in receiving with 22 catches, 243 yards and three TDs in five games?

    • A.

      Carson Palmer

    • B.

      Charles Rogers

    • C.

      Philip Rivers

    • D.

      Richard Seymour

    Correct Answer
    B. Charles Rogers
    Explanation
    Charles Rogers led the 2003 Detroit Lions in receiving with 22 catches, 243 yards, and three touchdowns in five games.

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  • 8. 

    Who holds the record for the most career rushing yards for the Lions?

    • A.

      Hugh McElhenny

    • B.

      Barry Sanders

    • C.

      Bill Dudley

    • D.

      Billy Sims

    Correct Answer
    B. Barry Sanders
    Explanation
    Barry Sanders holds the record for the most career rushing yards for the Lions. He played for the Detroit Lions from 1989 to 1998 and during his career, he amassed a total of 15,269 rushing yards. Sanders was known for his exceptional agility, speed, and elusiveness, making him one of the greatest running backs in NFL history. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004.

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  • 9. 

    What year was Barry Sanders' rookie season?

    • A.

      1989

    • B.

      1976

    • C.

      1983

    • D.

      1995

    Correct Answer
    A. 1989
    Explanation
    Barry Sanders' rookie season was in 1989.

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  • 10. 

    During the 2005 season, Detroit Lion Shawn Bryson played all but which position?

    • A.

      Kick-Returner

    • B.

      Cornerback

    • C.

      Tailback

    • D.

      Fullback

    Correct Answer
    B. Cornerback
    Explanation
    During the 2005 season, Detroit Lion Shawn Bryson played all positions except for cornerback.

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  • 11. 

    How many touchdowns did the Detroit Lions defense score during the 2005 season?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    C. Three
    Explanation
    The Detroit Lions defense scored three touchdowns during the 2005 season.

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  • 12. 

    Who became the Detroit Lions new head coach in 2006?

    • A.

      Fred Reed

    • B.

      Mike Barry

    • C.

      Clayton Lopez

    • D.

      Rod Marinelli

    Correct Answer
    D. Rod Marinelli
    Explanation
    Rod Marinelli became the Detroit Lions' new head coach in 2006. This information is not explicitly stated in the question, but it is implied that one of the given options is the correct answer. Therefore, based on the options provided, Rod Marinelli is the only logical choice for the correct answer.

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  • 13. 

    Which Detroit Lions defensive lineman was third in the NFL in sacks in 1999?

    • A.

      Luther Elliss

    • B.

      Robert Porcher

    • C.

      Stephen Boyd

    • D.

      David Sloan

    Correct Answer
    B. Robert Porcher
    Explanation
    Robert Porcher was the correct answer because he was a defensive lineman for the Detroit Lions and he ranked third in the NFL in sacks in 1999.

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  • 14. 

    On Christmas Day, 1999, the Detroit Lions gave up 185 yards rushing to what Denver Broncos rookie?

    • A.

      Desmond Clark

    • B.

      Anthony Lynn

    • C.

      Olandis Gary

    • D.

      Detron Smith

    Correct Answer
    C. Olandis Gary
    Explanation
    On Christmas Day in 1999, the Detroit Lions allowed 185 rushing yards to Olandis Gary, a rookie player for the Denver Broncos.

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