The Big Quiz On NFL - New England Patriots

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  • 1. 

    Corey Dillon set the New England Patriots' all-time single-season rushing record in 2004 of what?

    • A.

      1,482 Yards

    • B.

      2,094 Yards

    • C.

      1,867 Yards

    • D.

      1,635 Yards

    Correct Answer
    D. 1,635 Yards
    Explanation
    Corey Dillon set the New England Patriots' all-time single-season rushing record in 2004 with 1,635 yards.

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  • 2. 

    Richard Seymour broke the New England Patriots' longest fumble return record with a TD of how many yards?

    • A.

      73 Yards

    • B.

      57 Yards

    • C.

      68 Yards

    • D.

      94 Yards

    Correct Answer
    C. 68 Yards
    Explanation
    Richard Seymour broke the New England Patriots' longest fumble return record with a touchdown of 68 yards. This means that during a game, Seymour recovered a fumble and ran it back for a touchdown, covering a distance of 68 yards before reaching the end zone. This broke the previous record for the longest fumble return in Patriots' history.

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  • 3. 

    While both New England Patriots, how many more interceptions did Steve Grogan throw than Drew Bledsoe?

    • A.

      45 Interceptions

    • B.

      80 Interceptions

    • C.

      70 Interceptions

    • D.

      60 Interceptions

    Correct Answer
    C. 70 Interceptions
    Explanation
    Steve Grogan threw 70 more interceptions than Drew Bledsoe.

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  • 4. 

    How many touchdown passes did New England Patriot Steve Grogan throw in his NFL career?

    • A.

      147 Touchdowns

    • B.

      212 Touchdowns

    • C.

      182 Touchdowns

    • D.

      166 Touchdowns

    Correct Answer
    C. 182 Touchdowns
    Explanation
    Steve Grogan, a former quarterback for the New England Patriots, threw a total of 182 touchdown passes in his NFL career. This indicates that he had a significant impact on the team's offense and was able to successfully connect with receivers in the end zone. Grogan's touchdown passes contributed to the Patriots' success during his time with the team.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these was the last year the New England Patriots quarterback Steve Grogan played football?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1992

    • C.

      1987

    • D.

      1978

    Correct Answer
    A. 1990
    Explanation
    Steve Grogan played football for the New England Patriots until 1990, making this the last year he played.

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  • 6. 

    Through 2004, which New England Patriot running back had the most rushing touchdowns in team history?

    • A.

      Curtis Martin

    • B.

      Jim Nance

    • C.

      Tony Collins

    • D.

      Sam Cunningham

    Correct Answer
    B. Jim Nance
    Explanation
    Jim Nance had the most rushing touchdowns in New England Patriot team history until 2004.

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  • 7. 

    In 2005, which New England Patriot quarterback ranked third on the team's all-time TD rushing list?

    • A.

      Drew Bledsoe

    • B.

      Steve Grogan

    • C.

      Tom Brady

    • D.

      Vito Parilli

    Correct Answer
    B. Steve Grogan
    Explanation
    Steve Grogan is the correct answer because he was the New England Patriots' quarterback who ranked third on the team's all-time touchdown rushing list in 2005. This means that Grogan had scored a significant number of rushing touchdowns throughout his career with the Patriots, placing him behind only two other quarterbacks in terms of rushing touchdowns.

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  • 8. 

    Entering the 2005 season, what New England Patriot stood atop their all-time most receptions list?

    • A.

      Irving Fryar

    • B.

      Troy Brown

    • C.

      Ben Coates

    • D.

      Stanley Morgan

    Correct Answer
    D. Stanley Morgan
    Explanation
    Stanley Morgan is the correct answer because entering the 2005 season, he held the record for the most receptions in New England Patriots history. Irving Fryar, Troy Brown, and Ben Coates were also notable receivers for the Patriots, but at that time, Morgan had the highest number of receptions among them.

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  • 9. 

    What was the Boston Patriots quarterback Vito Parilli's nickname?

    • A.

      MVP

    • B.

      Babe

    • C.

      Dutch

    • D.

      Hot Feet

    Correct Answer
    B. Babe
    Explanation
    Vito Parilli's nickname was "Babe".

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  • 10. 

    With the New England Patriots, how many yards did Ty Law average per return on an interception?

    • A.

      14.5 Yards

    • B.

      16.2 Yards

    • C.

      11.8 Yards

    • D.

      19.7 Yards

    Correct Answer
    B. 16.2 Yards
    Explanation
    Ty Law, while playing for the New England Patriots, averaged 16.2 yards per return on an interception.

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  • 11. 

    Steve Grogan held the New England Patriots' single-game record with what quarterback rating?

    • A.

      172.4

    • B.

      134.8

    • C.

      119.6

    • D.

      153.9

    Correct Answer
    D. 153.9
    Explanation
    Steve Grogan held the New England Patriots' single-game record with a quarterback rating of 153.9. This means that Grogan had a highly efficient and productive performance in that particular game, as the quarterback rating takes into account various statistics such as completion percentage, yards per attempt, touchdowns, and interceptions. A rating of 153.9 indicates a very strong performance, showcasing Grogan's skill and effectiveness as a quarterback in that game.

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  • 12. 

    In 1981, Patriots QB Steve Grogan had how many yards per passing attempt?

    • A.

      8.61 Yards

    • B.

      12.12 Yards

    • C.

      7.34 Yards

    • D.

      9.45 Yards

    Correct Answer
    A. 8.61 Yards
    Explanation
    In 1981, Patriots QB Steve Grogan had an average of 8.61 yards per passing attempt. This means that for every time he attempted to pass the ball, on average, he gained 8.61 yards. This statistic indicates that Grogan was successful in gaining significant yardage for the team whenever he attempted a pass during the 1981 season.

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  • 13. 

    How many Pro Bowls was Patriots superstar John Hannah selected to in his career?

    • A.

      5 Pro Bowls

    • B.

      9 Pro Bowls

    • C.

      14 Pro Bowls

    • D.

      7 Pro Bowls

    Correct Answer
    B. 9 Pro Bowls
    Explanation
    John Hannah, a superstar for the Patriots, was selected to 9 Pro Bowls in his career. This indicates that he was recognized as one of the top players in the league for multiple seasons. His consistent performance and skills on the field earned him the honor of being chosen for the Pro Bowl, which is an annual all-star game in the NFL. This level of recognition further solidifies his status as a standout player in the league.

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  • 14. 

    Who was the first Patriots player to return a punt back for a touchdown?

    • A.

      John Hannah

    • B.

      Michael Haynes

    • C.

      Troy Brown

    • D.

      Irving Fryar

    Correct Answer
    B. Michael Haynes
    Explanation
    Michael Haynes was the first Patriots player to return a punt back for a touchdown.

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  • 15. 

    How many consecutive AFL All-Star games did Nick Buoniconti appear in during his Patriots career?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    B. 5
    Explanation
    Nick Buoniconti appeared in 5 consecutive AFL All-Star games during his Patriots career. This means that for five years in a row, he was selected as an All-Star player in the AFL. This demonstrates his consistent performance and recognition by his peers as one of the top players in the league during that time period.

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