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  • 1. 

    Edgerrin James led the NFL in what category in his first two seasons?

    • A.

      Receiving Yards

    • B.

      Passing Yards

    • C.

      Return Yards

    • D.

      Rushing Yards

    Correct Answer
    D. Rushing Yards
    Explanation
    In his first two seasons, Edgerrin James led the NFL in rushing yards. This means that he gained the most yards on the ground compared to any other player in the league during those two seasons.

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  • 2. 

    Robert Mathis was the 30th NFL player to reach 100 in what career statistic?

    • A.

      Tackles

    • B.

      Fumble Recoveries

    • C.

      Sacks

    • D.

      Interceptions

    Correct Answer
    C. Sacks
    Explanation
    Robert Mathis was the 30th NFL player to reach 100 sacks in his career. Sacks are a defensive statistic in football, where a player tackles the quarterback behind the line of scrimmage before he can throw the ball. Reaching 100 sacks is a significant milestone for a player, as it demonstrates their ability to consistently disrupt the opposing team's offense and put pressure on the quarterback. Mathis was known for his exceptional pass-rushing skills, which allowed him to accumulate a high number of sacks throughout his career.

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  • 3. 

    Robert Mathis began playing strong-side linebacker during the tenure of which coach?

    • A.

      Chuck Pagano

    • B.

      Jim Caldwell

    • C.

      Tony Dungy

    • D.

      Jim Mora

    Correct Answer
    A. Chuck Pagano
    Explanation
    Robert Mathis began playing strong-side linebacker during the tenure of Chuck Pagano.

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  • 4. 

    After leaving the Colts, Bill Brooks played in a Super Bowl with which team?

    • A.

      Cleveland Browns

    • B.

      New York Jets

    • C.

      Buffalo Bills

    • D.

      Jacksonville Jaguars

    Correct Answer
    C. Buffalo Bills
    Explanation
    After leaving the Colts, Bill Brooks played in a Super Bowl with the Buffalo Bills.

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  • 5. 

    Bill Brooks was the first player placed in which team's Ring of Honor?

    • A.

      Baltimore Ravens

    • B.

      New York Giants

    • C.

      Washington Redskins

    • D.

      Indianapolis Colts

    Correct Answer
    D. Indianapolis Colts
    Explanation
    Bill Brooks was the first player placed in the Indianapolis Colts' Ring of Honor. This means that he was recognized and honored by the team for his contributions and achievements during his time with the Colts. Being the first player to receive this honor highlights the significance of his impact on the team and his importance in their history.

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  • 6. 

    Chris Hinton played what positions in the NFL?

    • A.

      Running Back and Fullback

    • B.

      Tight End and Wide Receiver

    • C.

      Tackle and Guard

    • D.

      Linebacker and Safety

    Correct Answer
    C. Tackle and Guard
    Explanation
    Chris Hinton played as a Tackle and Guard in the NFL. These positions are part of the offensive line, which is responsible for protecting the quarterback and creating running lanes for the running backs. Tackles are typically positioned on the outer edges of the offensive line and are responsible for blocking the defensive players on the outside, while guards are positioned on the inside and are responsible for blocking the defensive players in the middle of the line. Hinton's role as a Tackle and Guard indicates his versatility and ability to contribute to the team's offensive strategy.

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  • 7. 

    After retiring, Jim Harbaugh become the head coach of which NFL team in 2011?

    • A.

      New York Giants

    • B.

      Carolina Panthers

    • C.

      San Francisco 49ers

    • D.

      New England Patriots

    Correct Answer
    C. San Francisco 49ers
    Explanation
    Jim Harbaugh became the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers in 2011 after retiring.

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  • 8. 

    Eric Dickerson set an NFL record in what category?

    • A.

      Single Season Rushing Yards

    • B.

      Single Season Return Yards

    • C.

      Single Season Receiving Yards

    • D.

      Single Season Passing Yards

    Correct Answer
    A. Single Season Rushing Yards
    Explanation
    Eric Dickerson set an NFL record in the category of Single Season Rushing Yards. This means that he gained the most rushing yards in a single season compared to any other player in NFL history.

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  • 9. 

    Eric Dickerson was named to the NFL All-Decade Team for what decade?

    • A.

      1980s

    • B.

      1990s

    • C.

      1970s

    • D.

      2000s

    Correct Answer
    A. 1980s
    Explanation
    Eric Dickerson was named to the NFL All-Decade Team for the 1980s because he was one of the most dominant running backs of that decade. He set the single-season rushing record in 1984 with 2,105 yards and was a six-time Pro Bowler during the 1980s. Dickerson's exceptional performance and impact on the game during this time period earned him a spot on the NFL All-Decade Team for the 1980s.

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  • 10. 

    After leaving the Colts, Marshall Faulk went on to a stellar career with what team?

    • A.

      St. Louis Rams

    • B.

      Carolina Panthers

    • C.

      New Orleans Saints

    • D.

      Cleveland Browns

    Correct Answer
    A. St. Louis Rams
    Explanation
    Marshall Faulk had a successful career with the St. Louis Rams after leaving the Colts. He joined the Rams in 1999 and became a key player in their offense. Faulk played with the Rams for seven seasons and achieved numerous accolades, including being named the NFL Offensive Player of the Year three times and winning the Super Bowl in 2000. His time with the Rams solidified his status as one of the greatest running backs in NFL history.

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  • 11. 

    Marshall Faulk left the Colts shortly after the team drafted what running back?

    • A.

      Vick Ballard

    • B.

      Edgerrin James

    • C.

      Joseph Addai

    • D.

      Mario Harvey

    Correct Answer
    B. Edgerrin James
    Explanation
    Marshall Faulk left the Colts shortly after the team drafted Edgerrin James. This suggests that the arrival of Edgerrin James may have played a role in Faulk's departure from the team. Edgerrin James was a highly regarded running back and his addition to the team may have made Faulk feel less valued or threatened in his position. This could have led to Faulk's decision to leave the Colts.

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  • 12. 

    Andrew Luck was the runner-up for what trophy in both 2010 and 2011?

    • A.

      Ray Guy Award

    • B.

      Heisman Trophy

    • C.

      Bronko Nagurski Award

    • D.

      Shula Award

    Correct Answer
    B. Heisman Trophy
    Explanation
    Andrew Luck was the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy in both 2010 and 2011. The Heisman Trophy is awarded annually to the most outstanding player in college football. Being the runner-up means that Luck was the second-best player in college football during those two years, narrowly missing out on winning the prestigious award.

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  • 13. 

    Reggie Wayne won a Super Bowl Ring with the Colts when they beat which team?

    • A.

      Green Bay Packers

    • B.

      Chicago Bears

    • C.

      Atlanta Falcons

    • D.

      Miami Dolphins

    Correct Answer
    B. Chicago Bears
    Explanation
    Reggie Wayne won a Super Bowl Ring with the Colts when they beat the Chicago Bears.

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  • 14. 

    Under Colts coach Chuck Pagano, Dwight Freeney converted to what position?

    • A.

      Nose Tackle

    • B.

      Cornerback

    • C.

      Safety

    • D.

      Linebacker

    Correct Answer
    D. Linebacker
    Explanation
    Under Colts coach Chuck Pagano, Dwight Freeney converted to the position of linebacker. This means that Freeney transitioned from his previous position to become a linebacker under Pagano's coaching.

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  • 15. 

    In 2013, Dwight Freeney left the Colts to play for which team?

    • A.

      Tennessee Titans

    • B.

      Arizona Cardinals

    • C.

      Minnesota Vikings

    • D.

      San Diego Chargers

    Correct Answer
    D. San Diego Chargers
    Explanation
    In 2013, Dwight Freeney left the Colts to play for the San Diego Chargers.

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