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  • 1. 

    In what year did New Orleans Saints coach Jim Haslett get the NFL Coach of the Year Award?

    • A.

      2002

    • B.

      2004

    • C.

      1998

    • D.

      2000

    Correct Answer
    D. 2000
    Explanation
    In the year 2000, New Orleans Saints coach Jim Haslett received the NFL Coach of the Year Award.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following players never quarterbacked the New Orleans Saints?

    • A.

      Todd Marinovich

    • B.

      Bobby Hebert

    • C.

      Aaron Brooks

    • D.

      Jeff Blake

    Correct Answer
    A. Todd Marinovich
    Explanation
    Todd Marinovich never quarterbacked the New Orleans Saints. The other three players, Bobby Hebert, Aaron Brooks, and Jeff Blake, all had stints as quarterbacks for the Saints.

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  • 3. 

    What former beer truck driver signed a three-year deal with the New Orleans Saints in 2006?

    • A.

      Michael Lewis

    • B.

      Michael Bennett

    • C.

      Drew Brees

    • D.

      Tommy Polley

    Correct Answer
    A. Michael Lewis
    Explanation
    Michael Lewis is the correct answer because he was a former beer truck driver who signed a three-year deal with the New Orleans Saints in 2006.

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  • 4. 

    In 2005, what percent completion did the New Orleans Saints have on fourth down conversions?

    • A.

      38.90%

    • B.

      16.70%

    • C.

      75.00%

    • D.

      40.50%

    Correct Answer
    B. 16.70%
    Explanation
    The New Orleans Saints had a conversion rate of 16.70% on fourth downs in 2005. This means that out of all the times they attempted a fourth down conversion, they were successful only 16.70% of the time.

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  • 5. 

    Who had the most touchdowns scored on receiving for the New Orleans Saints in 2005?

    • A.

      Az-Zahir Hakim

    • B.

      Donte' Stallworth

    • C.

      Ernie Conwell

    • D.

      Devery Henderson

    Correct Answer
    B. Donte' Stallworth
    Explanation
    Donte' Stallworth had the most touchdowns scored on receiving for the New Orleans Saints in 2005.

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  • 6. 

    Who did the New Orleans Saints draft with their first pick in the 1998 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      Kyle Turley

    • B.

      Aaron Brooks

    • C.

      Ricky Williams

    • D.

      Joe Horn

    Correct Answer
    A. Kyle Turley
    Explanation
    In the 1998 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints selected Kyle Turley as their first pick.

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  • 7. 

    How many wins did the New Orleans Saints have during Mike Ditka's three year reign as head coach?

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      25

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      21

    Correct Answer
    C. 15
    Explanation
    During Mike Ditka's three-year reign as head coach, the New Orleans Saints had 15 wins.

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  • 8. 

    Who replaced Mike Ditka as the head coach of the New Orleans Saints in 2000?

    • A.

      Jim Haslett

    • B.

      Jim Mora

    • C.

      Art Shell

    • D.

      Bill Parcells

    Correct Answer
    A. Jim Haslett
    Explanation
    Jim Haslett replaced Mike Ditka as the head coach of the New Orleans Saints in 2000.

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  • 9. 

    How many straight 100 yard rushing games did New Orleans Saint Deuce McAllister record in 2003?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    B. 9
    Explanation
    In 2003, New Orleans Saint Deuce McAllister recorded 9 straight 100-yard rushing games. This means that in 9 consecutive games, McAllister was able to rush for at least 100 yards. This is an impressive feat and showcases McAllister's skill and consistency as a running back during that season.

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  • 10. 

    In 2000, New Orleans Saint Joe Horn's had how many receptions?

    • A.

      81

    • B.

      36

    • C.

      94

    • D.

      50

    Correct Answer
    C. 94
    Explanation
    In 2000, New Orleans Saints player Joe Horn had 94 receptions. This means that throughout the season, Horn caught the ball 94 times. Receptions are an important statistic in football as it shows the player's ability to catch the ball and contribute to the team's offense. Having a high number of receptions indicates that Horn was a key player in the Saints' passing game during the 2000 season.

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  • 11. 

    Who was the first New Orleans Saint to lead the NFL in a statistical category?

    • A.

      Danny Abramowicz

    • B.

      Archie Manning

    • C.

      Joe Horn

    • D.

      Drew Brees

    Correct Answer
    A. Danny Abramowicz
    Explanation
    Danny Abramowicz was the first New Orleans Saint to lead the NFL in a statistical category. Although the specific statistical category is not mentioned in the question, it is implied that Abramowicz achieved this milestone before the other three players listed. This can be inferred based on the fact that Archie Manning, Joe Horn, and Drew Brees are all more recent players compared to Abramowicz. Therefore, it can be concluded that Abramowicz holds the distinction of being the first New Orleans Saint to lead the NFL in a statistical category.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the first head coach of the New Orleans Saints?

    • A.

      John North

    • B.

      Hank Stram

    • C.

      Tom Fears

    • D.

      Bum Phillips

    Correct Answer
    C. Tom Fears
    Explanation
    Tom Fears was the first head coach of the New Orleans Saints. He served as the head coach from 1967 to 1970. Fears had a successful career as a player in the NFL before transitioning to coaching. He was a Hall of Fame wide receiver for the Los Angeles Rams and had a good understanding of the game. Fears was tasked with building the Saints from scratch as an expansion team, and although he faced challenges, he played a crucial role in establishing the foundation of the franchise.

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  • 13. 

    Which quarterback did the New Orleans Saints take second overall in the 1971 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      Jerry Tagge

    • B.

      Archie Manning

    • C.

      Jim Plunkett

    • D.

      Dan Pastorini

    Correct Answer
    B. Archie Manning
    Explanation
    Archie Manning was taken second overall in the 1971 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints. He played as a quarterback for the team from 1971 to 1982. Manning had a successful career with the Saints, despite playing on a team that struggled overall. He was a two-time Pro Bowler and was known for his strong arm and ability to extend plays. Manning is considered one of the greatest players in Saints history and his contributions to the team helped pave the way for future success.

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  • 14. 

    In 1987, the New Orleans Saints did what for the first time?

    • A.

      Won A Playoff Game

    • B.

      Finished With A Winning Record

    • C.

      Made The Super Bowl

    • D.

      Won Their Division

    Correct Answer
    B. Finished With A Winning Record
    Explanation
    In 1987, the New Orleans Saints achieved the milestone of finishing with a winning record for the first time. This means that they had more wins than losses during that particular season. Prior to 1987, the team had struggled to have a winning season, making this accomplishment significant for the franchise. It marked a turning point for the Saints and showed their progress and improvement as a team.

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  • 15. 

    What outspoken coach led the New Orleans Saints to their first winning season?

    • A.

      Jim Mora

    • B.

      Hank Stram

    • C.

      Sean Payton

    • D.

      Bum Phillips

    Correct Answer
    A. Jim Mora
    Explanation
    Jim Mora is the correct answer because he was the outspoken coach who led the New Orleans Saints to their first winning season. Mora coached the Saints from 1986 to 1996 and during his tenure, he guided the team to their first-ever playoff appearance and winning season in 1987. He is known for his passionate and outspoken personality, which earned him the reputation of being one of the most memorable coaches in Saints history.

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