Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Quarterback Tim Rattay played his NFL games in Tampa Bay in 2006, and as the usual backup quarterback. Which team's uniform did he begin the 2007 season with?||NFL: New Faces in 2007
Tennessee Titans. Tim had never thrown for more than 10 touchdowns in a season, and played in only four games with Tampa Bay in 2006. He was brought to the Titans to back up quarterbacks Vince Young and Kerry Collins.
|The Raiders added a great rookie quarterback for 2007, but had problems signing JaMarcus Russell, so added two more intially. They obtained Dante Culpepper and which other 2006 backup Detroit Lion quarterback?||NFL: New Faces in 2007
Josh McCown. McCown would play in his sixth season in the NFL in 2007. He had played with the Arizona Cardinals in four seasons prior to that. In Detroit, Josh took a backseat to Jon Kitna.
|After playing five seasons in San Francisco, quarterback Jeff Garcia then played for three teams in three seasons. 2007 would show another change while suiting up for which team?||NFL: New Faces in 2007
Tampa Bay Buccaneers. After leaving the 49ers, Jeff played for Cleveland, Detroit, and Philadelphia. 2007 was in hopes of being the number one man. Jeff went to the Pro Bowl from 2000-2002.
|The San Diego Chargers hired Norv Turner to be their head coach in 2007 to replace Marty Schottenheimer. Which team did Norv have in 2005?||NFL: New Faces in 2007
Oakland Raiders. Turner was head coach of the Redskins from 1994-2000. Turner 'led' the Raiders to a 5-11 record in 2005.
|With the off-field issues of the Falcons Michael Vick, Atlanta obtained Joey Harrington to helm the team in 2007. Which team did Joey come from in 2006?||NFL: New Faces in 2007
Dolphins. Joey played in 11 games for Miami in 2006, and would begin his sixth season as a Falcon. In his five previous seasons, Harrington would have a positive TD/Int ratio only one time. That was as a Lion in 2004 when he went 19-12.
|A 2006 Colts running back said goodbye to Indianapolis, as another team would pick him up, but have to wait for the player's four-game suspension in 2007. The team were the Raiders, and who was the running back?||NFL: New Faces in 2007
Dominic Rhodes. Rhodes was entering his sixth NFL season, after reaching the 1000-yard plateau only one time. In 2006, he rushed for 641 yards with a 3.4 average. He also caught 36 passes in the season, and all from the arm of Peyton Manning.
|Starting his 10th season in the NFL, this quarterback had played for the Redskins, Rams, and Chiefs. His 2007 uniform had a nice fit as a Dolphin. Which quarterback was this?||NFL: New Faces in 2007
Trent Green. After seven consecutive shining seasons, Green's 2006 marks didn't impress the Chiefs with a TD/Int ratio of 7-9, even after being selected to the Pro Bowl in 2005.
|Running back Travis Henry rushed for over 1000 yards in 2006 for Tennessee. Which uniform did he start the 2007 season with?||NFL: New Faces in 2007
Denver. In three of Henry's prior seasons, he also reached the 1000-yard mark twice with the Bills.
|After six seasons with the Ravens, this running back wore the uniform of the Cleveland Browns in 2007. Who was this back who already rushed for 1000 yards five times?||NFL: New Faces in 2007
Jamal Lewis. In 2006, the Ravens running back rushed for 1132 yards with nine touchdowns. He also had 18 receptions in the season. Lewis was a 2003 Pro Bowler.
|After four seasons as a Chief, then seven in a Saints uniform, which wide receiver began 2007 as an Atlanta Falcon?||NFL: New Faces in 2007
Joe Horn. In 2006 as a Saint, Joe caught 37 passes in the season with four touchdowns.
|The Miami Dolphins had how many starting quarterbacks throughout the season?||The 2007 NFL Season
3. Cleo Lemon, John Beck, and Trent Green all started for the Dolphins.
Jason Taylor. Despite having the worst record in the NFL, the Dolphins did have 1 Pro Bowler.
No. Peterson has most rushing yardage in a game, but Tomlinson of the Chargers had the most rushing yardage in the season.
Patrick Kerney. Kerney had 14.5 sacks for the season, including 3 three-sack games.
|Of all the defensive players in the NFL, this NFC Pro Bowler led the NFL in tackles. Who was he?||The 2007 NFL Season
Patrick Willis. Patrick Willis was a rookie drafted with the 11th pick overall in the 2006 draft. He was a 49er in the season.
|Marvin Harrison was not the only key receiver with an injury for majority of the season. Which Dallas Cowboy had knee problems and didnt play their first 16 games?||The 2007 NFL Season
Terry Glenn. A one-time Pro Bowler, Glenn makes a huge impact on the Cowboys team. In 2006, he had over 1000 yards and 6 touchdowns, being a key target for Tony Romo, along with Terrell Owens.
|Having one of the best quarterbacks in football, this receiver led the league in yardage entering week 17. Who is he?||The 2007 NFL Season
Reggie Wayne. Reggie Wayne had been Peyton Manning's number one receiver due to the injury of Marvin Harrison. Wayne earned 1423 yards. Despite Moss's huge season, he rankedd second with 1393 yards, Owens with 1355, and Johnson with 1309.
|In week 16 against the Buffalo Bills, the New York Giants had 294 rushing yards and 3 rushing touchdowns between 2 players. Who led the Giants in rushing in the game?||The 2007 NFL Season
Ahmad Bradshaw. Only having 6 rushing attempts in a New York Giants uniform before this game, Bradshaw had 17 attempts on the day. On his 10th attempt, he ran for an 88-yard touchdown run, the third longest run in Giants history. He had 151 yards on the day, Jacobs had 143, Droughns had -5 yards, and Ward had none.
|At the end of week 16, the New England Patriots were 5th in defensive passing yards per game. Who was the only team with a losing record to have given up less yards per game?||The 2007 NFL Season
Miami Dolphins. Despite a very bad season, the Miami Dolphins had given up 180.2 yards per game. The New England Patriots had given up 186.9 yards.
Reggie Wayne. After Marvin Harrison went down with a knee injury, Wayne stepped up with 104 receptions, 1510 yards and 10 touchdowns. Moss set an NFL record with 23 touchdown receptions. Gonzalez and Westbrook each led their respective positions in receiving.
|What defense allowed the fewest points during the regular season?||2007 NFL Season
Indianapolis Colts. The Colts allowed a league low 262 points at 16.4 points per game. The Steelers led the leauge in yards allowed per game, allowing 266.4 yards a game. They were a close second to the Colts at 269 points during the season.
|The New England Patiots offense rolled through opposing defenses. Whose single season scoring record did they break? ||2007 NFL Season
1998 Minnesota Vikings. The Patriots scored 589 points in 2007. In 1998, the Minnesota Vikings, led by quarterback Randall Cunningham, scored 556 points, which was the previous record.
|Chiefs defensive end Jared Allen had a breakout year. How many sacks did he have to lead the league?||2007 NFL Season
15.5. Allen beat Seahawks defensive end Patrick Kearny by 1 sack to take the title. Allen also forced 3 fumbles and even caught 2 touchdown passes.
Patrick Willis. The rookie out of Mississippi ran away with Defensive Rookie of the Year honors by making 174 tackles (135 solo) to lead the league. He had 34 more tackles than second place D.J. Williams who had 141.
|Who was the only position player, excluding kickers, to finish in the top 20 in points scored?||2007 NFL Season
Randy Moss. Moss set a new record for receiving touchdowns in a season with 23, breaking Jerry Rice's 20-year old record. He finished second in points behind Mason Crosby with 138 points.
Mason Crosby. The rookie kicker out of Colorado led the league with 141 points.
|How many receivers reached the 100-reception mark for the season?||2007 NFL Season
6. Wes Welker and T.J. Houshmandzadeh lead the league with 112 receptions each. Reggie Wayne, Derrick Mason, Brandon Marshall, and Larry Fitzgerald all eclipsed the 100-pass mark.
|Which all-pro running back led the league with 1474 rushing yards?||2007 NFL Season
LaDainian Tomlinson. Tomlinson led the league for the second consecutive year. Willie Parker and Adrian Peterson each held the lead for a portion of the season before having injuries hurt there chances at the rushing title. Tomlinson won the title by 133 yards over rookie Adrian Peterson.
|Tom Brady had a record setting season in 2007, but which category did he not lead the league in?||2007 NFL Season
Interceptions. Brady broke Peyton Manning's single season touchdown pass record with 50 touchdowns. Brady also led the league with 4806 passing yards, and a 117.2 passer rating. Jon Kitna, Eli Manning and Carson Palmer tied for the league lead with 20 interceptions each.
|In 2007, which NFL player led the league with the most interceptions returned for touchdowns?||2007 NFL Football
Antrel Rolle. Antrel Rolle of the Cardinals led the league in interceptions returned for touchdowns with 3. The most since Derrick Brooks' 3 in the Buccaneers Super Bowl run in 2002.
Nate Burleson. Nate Burleson of the Seahawks led the NFL in punt return yards with 658. Devin Hester came in second with 7 fewer yards.