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  • 1. 

    Who signed on with the Jets to retire in 2006 after being cut by the Cowboys in 2005?

    • A.

      Richie Anderson

    • B.

      Pete Kendall

    • C.

      Wayne Chrebet

    • D.

      Victor Green

    Correct Answer
    A. Richie Anderson
    Explanation
    Richie Anderson signed on with the Jets to retire in 2006 after being cut by the Cowboys in 2005.

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  • 2. 

    Which was the only team to shut out the New York Jets in 2005?

    • A.

      New England Patriots

    • B.

      Denver Broncos

    • C.

      Kansas City Chiefs

    • D.

      Baltimore Ravens

    Correct Answer
    B. Denver Broncos
    Explanation
    In 2005, the Denver Broncos were the only team to shut out the New York Jets. This means that the Broncos prevented the Jets from scoring any points during their game.

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  • 3. 

    The New York Jets were on a losing streak of how many games before finally winning against the Oakland Raiders in 2005?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    D. 7
    Explanation
    The New York Jets were on a losing streak of 7 games before finally winning against the Oakland Raiders in 2005. This means that they had lost 7 consecutive games before securing a victory against the Raiders.

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  • 4. 

    How many times did the New York Jets quarterback get sacked in 2005?

    • A.

      21

    • B.

      53

    • C.

      30

    • D.

      47

    Correct Answer
    B. 53
    Explanation
    In 2005, the New York Jets quarterback was sacked 53 times. This indicates that the opposing team's defense successfully tackled and brought down the quarterback behind the line of scrimmage on 53 occasions throughout the season. Sacks are a measure of how well a team's offensive line protects the quarterback, and a high number of sacks can indicate weaknesses in the offensive line or the quarterback's decision-making.

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  • 5. 

    How many touchdowns did the New York Jets defense score in 2005?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      0

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    D. 3
    Explanation
    In 2005, the New York Jets defense scored a total of 3 touchdowns.

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  • 6. 

    How many touchdowns did the New York Jets score in 2005 on a kickoff return?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      0

    Correct Answer
    C. 1
    Explanation
    In 2005, the New York Jets scored only one touchdown on a kickoff return. This means that out of all the kickoffs they received throughout the season, they were able to successfully run the ball back into the opponent's end zone and score a touchdown just once.

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  • 7. 

    With a passing completion of 56.4% for the New York Jets in 2005, how many touchdowns did Brooks Bollinger score?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    A. 7
    Explanation
    In 2005, Brooks Bollinger had a passing completion rate of 56.4% for the New York Jets. The question asks how many touchdowns he scored, and the correct answer is 7. This suggests that out of the passes he completed, 7 of them resulted in touchdowns.

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  • 8. 

    How many 50+ yard field goals did Mike Nugent make for the New York Jets in 2005?

    • A.

      Zero

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    A. Zero
    Explanation
    Mike Nugent did not make any 50+ yard field goals for the New York Jets in 2005.

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  • 9. 

    The 1991 Jets lost in the Wildcard Round to what team?

    • A.

      Cincinnati Bengals

    • B.

      Houston Oilers

    • C.

      Miami Dolphins

    • D.

      Kansas City Chiefs

    Correct Answer
    B. Houston Oilers
    Explanation
    The 1991 Jets lost in the Wildcard Round to the Houston Oilers.

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  • 10. 

    Which Jets kicker missed two field goals in the final minutes of a 2004 playoff game?

    • A.

      Brett Conway

    • B.

      John Hall

    • C.

      Doug Brien

    • D.

      Mike Nugent

    Correct Answer
    C. Doug Brien
    Explanation
    Doug Brien is the correct answer because he missed two field goals in the final minutes of a 2004 playoff game for the Jets. This suggests that his missed kicks may have cost the team the game and potentially ended their playoff run.

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  • 11. 

    Who led the 1992 New York Jets in passing yardage?

    • A.

      Ken O'Brien

    • B.

      Jeff Blake

    • C.

      Browning Nagle

    • D.

      Vinny Testaverde

    Correct Answer
    C. Browning Nagle
    Explanation
    Browning Nagle led the 1992 New York Jets in passing yardage.

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  • 12. 

    What year were the Jets second in total defense?

    • A.

      1969

    • B.

      1998

    • C.

      1997

    • D.

      1985

    Correct Answer
    B. 1998
    Explanation
    In 1998, the Jets were second in total defense. This means that during that particular year, the Jets' defense performed exceptionally well, ranking second in terms of overall defensive performance among all teams in the league. It is worth noting that this achievement showcases the team's ability to effectively prevent their opponents from scoring and gaining yards, highlighting their defensive prowess during the 1998 season.

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  • 13. 

    What 7th-round draft pick led the NY Jets in rushing in 1993 and 1994?

    • A.

      Johnny Johnson

    • B.

      Johnny Hector

    • C.

      Adrian Murrell

    • D.

      Brad Baxter

    Correct Answer
    A. Johnny Johnson
    Explanation
    Johnny Johnson, a 7th-round draft pick, led the NY Jets in rushing in 1993 and 1994. This means that despite being selected in a later round, Johnson was able to outperform his teammates and become the team's top rusher for two consecutive years.

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  • 14. 

    How many games did the Jets win in Pete Carroll's one year as head coach?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    D. 6
    Explanation
    In Pete Carroll's one year as head coach, the Jets won 6 games.

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  • 15. 

    What was the score of the New York Jets' 1982 loss to Miami in the AFC Championship?

    • A.

      41-6

    • B.

      7-Sep

    • C.

      27-3

    • D.

      14-0

    Correct Answer
    D. 14-0
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