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  • 1. 

    In week 5 of the 2012 season where was Sean Payton while watching Drew Brees make history?

    • A.

      At Home

    • B.

      The Sideline

    • C.

      The Stands

    • D.

      The Press Box

    Correct Answer
    C. The Stands
    Explanation
    In the given question, it is stated that Sean Payton was watching Drew Brees make history in week 5 of the 2012 season. The options provided are "At Home," "The Sideline," "The Stands," and "The Press Box." Since Sean Payton is the head coach of the New Orleans Saints, it is unlikely that he would be watching the game from the sideline or the press box. Therefore, the most plausible option is that he was watching the game from the stands, which is the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    In week 6 of the 2012 season what star quarterback completed a magical 76-yard run down the sideline to seal a win?

    • A.

      Colin Kaepernick

    • B.

      Andrew Luck

    • C.

      Michael Vick

    • D.

      Robert Griffin III

    Correct Answer
    D. Robert Griffin III
    Explanation
    In week 6 of the 2012 season, Robert Griffin III, the star quarterback, completed a remarkable 76-yard run down the sideline to secure a victory. This play showcased Griffin's exceptional athleticism and speed, as he evaded defenders and sprinted towards the end zone. His impressive run not only sealed the win for his team but also demonstrated his ability to make game-changing plays with his legs.

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  • 3. 

    In week 6 of the 2012 season Russell Wilson led the Seahawks on a fourth quarter comeback win over what team?

    • A.

      The Denver Broncos

    • B.

      The Oakland Raiders

    • C.

      The Pittsburgh Steelers

    • D.

      The New England Patriots

    Correct Answer
    D. The New England Patriots
    Explanation
    In week 6 of the 2012 season, Russell Wilson led the Seahawks on a fourth-quarter comeback win over the New England Patriots.

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  • 4. 

    In week 13 of the 2012 season Andrew Luck fired a touchdown pass as time expired in regulation to beat who?

    • A.

      Arizona

    • B.

      Detroit

    • C.

      Pittsburgh

    • D.

      Green Bay

    Correct Answer
    B. Detroit
    Explanation
    In week 13 of the 2012 season, Andrew Luck threw a touchdown pass as the game clock expired to defeat the Detroit Lions. This suggests that the Indianapolis Colts, led by Luck, were able to secure a victory in a close game against the Lions.

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  • 5. 

    In week 16 of the 2012 season Calvin "Megatron" Johnson passed Jerry Rice's receiving record against who?

    • A.

      The Steelers

    • B.

      The Falcons

    • C.

      The Patriots

    • D.

      The Broncos

    Correct Answer
    B. The Falcons
    Explanation
    In week 16 of the 2012 season, Calvin "Megatron" Johnson passed Jerry Rice's receiving record against the Falcons.

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  • 6. 

    On 2012 wild card weekend RG3 tore both his ACL and his LCL in a lose against who?

    • A.

      The Seattle Seahawks

    • B.

      The New York Giants

    • C.

      The Green Bay Packers

    • D.

      The Chicago Bears

    Correct Answer
    A. The Seattle Seahawks
    Explanation
    In the given question, it is stated that on the 2012 wild card weekend, RG3 tore both his ACL and his LCL in a lose against a team. The correct answer is the Seattle Seahawks. This means that during that specific game, RG3 suffered injuries to both his ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) and his LCL (lateral collateral ligament) while playing against the Seattle Seahawks.

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  • 7. 

    On the 2012 wild card weekend who made his final appearance at M&T Bank Stadium?

    • A.

      Joe Flacco

    • B.

      Ray Lewis

    • C.

      Rex Ryan

    • D.

      Andrew Luck

    Correct Answer
    B. Ray Lewis
    Explanation
    Ray Lewis made his final appearance at M&T Bank Stadium on the 2012 wild card weekend. This suggests that Ray Lewis, a former player, had his last game at the mentioned stadium during that specific playoff weekend.

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  • 8. 

    In the 2012 divisional playoffs Joe Flacco completed a 70-yard bomb to win an overtime tussle against who?

    • A.

      The Titans

    • B.

      The Seahawks

    • C.

      The Giants

    • D.

      The Broncos

    Correct Answer
    D. The Broncos
    Explanation
    In the 2012 divisional playoffs, Joe Flacco completed a 70-yard bomb to win an overtime tussle against the Broncos. This suggests that the correct answer is the Broncos.

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  • 9. 

    What famous college basketball coach was Tom Coughlin's residence advisor during his senior year at College?

    • A.

      Bobby Knight

    • B.

      Jim Boeheim

    • C.

      Steve Lavin

    • D.

      Coach K

    Correct Answer
    B. Jim Boeheim
    Explanation
    During his senior year at college, Tom Coughlin's residence advisor was Jim Boeheim.

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  • 10. 

    Who was Tom Coughlin's mentor while Coughlin was wide receivers coach for the New York Giants?

    • A.

      Dan Reeves

    • B.

      Bill Parcells

    • C.

      Bill Belichick

    • D.

      Eric Mangini

    Correct Answer
    B. Bill Parcells
    Explanation
    Bill Parcells was Tom Coughlin's mentor while Coughlin was the wide receivers coach for the New York Giants. Parcells, a highly successful and respected coach, had a significant impact on Coughlin's coaching career. Coughlin learned valuable lessons and gained experience under Parcells' guidance, which helped shape his coaching style and approach. Parcells' mentorship played a crucial role in Coughlin's development as a coach and contributed to his eventual success in the NFL.

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  • 11. 

    At the start of his head coaching tenure with the Giants what was Tom Coughlin nicknamed?

    • A.

      Captain Coughlin

    • B.

      Screamin Coughlin

    • C.

      Sargent Coughlin

    • D.

      Colonel Coughlin

    Correct Answer
    D. Colonel Coughlin
    Explanation
    At the start of his head coaching tenure with the Giants, Tom Coughlin was nicknamed "Colonel Coughlin." This nickname was likely given to him due to his authoritative and disciplined coaching style, which resembled that of a military officer. The title "Colonel" suggests his strong leadership qualities and his ability to command and guide his team.

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  • 12. 

    In 1991, Tom Coughlin became head coach for what college?

    • A.

      Syracuse

    • B.

      South Carolina

    • C.

      Boston College

    • D.

      Tennessee

    Correct Answer
    C. Boston College
    Explanation
    Tom Coughlin became head coach for Boston College in 1991.

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  • 13. 

    In 2012, what was the name of the stadium the Giants and the Jets shared?

    • A.

      Raymond James Stadium

    • B.

      Paul Brown Stadium

    • C.

      Heinz Field

    • D.

      MetLife Stadium

    Correct Answer
    D. MetLife Stadium
    Explanation
    MetLife Stadium is the correct answer because in 2012, the Giants and the Jets shared this stadium. It is a multipurpose stadium located in East Rutherford, New Jersey, and is the home stadium for both the New York Giants and the New York Jets. It opened in 2010 and has a seating capacity of over 82,000 for football games.

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  • 14. 

    Who did the Jets defeat in the final game at The Meadowlands?

    • A.

      The New York Giants

    • B.

      The Cincinnati Bengals

    • C.

      The New England Patriots

    • D.

      The Green Bay Packers

    Correct Answer
    B. The Cincinnati Bengals
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Cincinnati Bengals. In the final game at The Meadowlands, the Jets defeated the Cincinnati Bengals.

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  • 15. 

    In 2012, Bill Belichick was head coach for what NFL team?

    • A.

      The Huston Texans

    • B.

      The New England Patriots

    • C.

      The Pittsburgh Steelers

    • D.

      The Oakland Raiders

    Correct Answer
    B. The New England Patriots
    Explanation
    Bill Belichick was the head coach for the New England Patriots in 2012. The New England Patriots is an NFL team, and Belichick has been their head coach since 2000. He has led the Patriots to numerous Super Bowl appearances and is widely regarded as one of the greatest coaches in NFL history.

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  • 16. 

    What owner fired Bill Belichick after assuring him he would coach the Cleveland Browns after the Browns moved to Baltimore?

    • A.

      Art Modell

    • B.

      Bob Kraft

    • C.

      Jerry Jones

    • D.

      Al Davis

    Correct Answer
    A. Art Modell
    Explanation
    Art Modell fired Bill Belichick after assuring him he would coach the Cleveland Browns after the team moved to Baltimore. This suggests that Modell made a promise to Belichick but later decided to terminate his contract, possibly due to a change in plans or a disagreement between the two.

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  • 17. 

    After his dismissal by the new Baltimore Ravens Bill Belichick served under what coach with the New England Patriots?

    • A.

      Rich Rodriguez

    • B.

      Bill Parcells

    • C.

      Tom Coughlin

    • D.

      Dennis Green

    Correct Answer
    B. Bill Parcells
    Explanation
    After his dismissal by the Baltimore Ravens, Bill Belichick served under Bill Parcells with the New England Patriots. This is evident from the question which states that Belichick served under a coach with the Patriots after being dismissed by the Ravens. Among the given options, Bill Parcells is the only coach who fits this criteria.

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  • 18. 

    In what year did NFL security catch a Patriots video assistant taping the New York Jets' defensive signals?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      2012

    • C.

      2007

    • D.

      2001

    Correct Answer
    C. 2007
    Explanation
    In 2007, NFL security caught a Patriots video assistant taping the New York Jets' defensive signals. This incident, commonly known as "Spygate," resulted in significant penalties for the Patriots, including fines and loss of draft picks. The team was found guilty of violating league rules regarding the use of video equipment to gain a competitive advantage.

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  • 19. 

    In 1997 while he was a QB for the Colts how did Jim Harbaugh fracture his throwing hand in San Diego?

    • A.

      Slipping AT The Stadium

    • B.

      Throwing A Punch

    • C.

      Falling In The Shower

    • D.

      Dodging A Linebacker

    Correct Answer
    B. Throwing A Punch
    Explanation
    Jim Harbaugh fractured his throwing hand in San Diego while he was a QB for the Colts by throwing a punch.

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  • 20. 

    In 1997 Jim Kelly had infuriated Colts QB Jim Harbaugh by offering what bit of advice to the Buffalo Bills?

    • A.

      Cripple Him

    • B.

      Twist His Throwing Arm

    • C.

      Hit Him In The Mouth

    • D.

      Break His Legs

    Correct Answer
    C. Hit Him In The Mouth
    Explanation
    In 1997, Jim Kelly had infuriated Colts QB Jim Harbaugh by offering the advice to the Buffalo Bills to "Hit Him In The Mouth." This suggests that Jim Kelly was suggesting that the Buffalo Bills players should physically target Jim Harbaugh during the game, specifically aiming for his face or mouth area, in order to disrupt his performance and potentially injure him. This advice would have been seen as aggressive and unsportsmanlike, hence the infuriation it caused to Jim Harbaugh.

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  • 21. 

    In 1997 Jim Kelly said Jim Harbaugh's come from behind victories as a Colt hardly put him in the same category as who?

    • A.

      Joe Namath

    • B.

      Steve Montana

    • C.

      Himself

    • D.

      Dan Marino

    Correct Answer
    D. Dan Marino
    Explanation
    Jim Kelly is comparing Jim Harbaugh's come from behind victories as a Colt to another player. The correct answer, Dan Marino, suggests that Jim Kelly does not believe Harbaugh's victories put him in the same category as Marino. This implies that Kelly believes Marino is a superior player and Harbaugh's accomplishments do not measure up to Marino's.

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  • 22. 

    Who was named the Pro Bowl MVP in 2013?

    • A.

      Vincent Jackson

    • B.

      Kyle Rudolph

    • C.

      Victor Cruz

    • D.

      Aaron Rodgers

    Correct Answer
    B. Kyle Rudolph
    Explanation
    Kyle Rudolph was named the Pro Bowl MVP in 2013.

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  • 23. 

    Who was named the NFL 2012-13 defensive rookie of the year?

    • A.

      Janoris Jenkins

    • B.

      Bobby Wagner

    • C.

      Luke Kuechly

    • D.

      Casey Hayward

    Correct Answer
    C. Luke Kuechly
    Explanation
    Luke Kuechly was named the NFL 2012-13 defensive rookie of the year. This recognition is given to the top-performing defensive player in their first season in the NFL. Kuechly had an exceptional rookie season, leading the league in tackles and showing great instincts and playmaking ability. He made a significant impact on the Carolina Panthers' defense and quickly established himself as one of the best linebackers in the league.

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