Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
New England Patriots
1. In week 14, he intercepted a tipped ball at the Buffalo 15 yard line thrown by Drew Bledsoe, and brought it back for 6 yards to the 9. Two plays later, Brady threw a 9 yard TD pass to Donald Hayes, to put the Pats up 20-0.
Roman Phifer. Roman Phifer led the Pats with 67 tackles, closely followed by safeties Lawyer Milloy, and Victor Green with 65 tackles each.
True. In week 4 at San Diego, Vrabel's only catch of the year was a one yard TD pass. It was a 10 play, 65 yard drive. The Pats went up 14-7 with the score, but ultimately got their first loss of the year, 21-14. Vrabel also had a forced fumble in the game along with 2 tackles.
982. Antowain had 982 yards on 252 rushes, for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. He also had 6 rushing touchdowns, and 2 receiving TD's.
False. They had a good shot at the playoffs, beating the Dolphins in week 17, only to be knocked out by the New York Jets, who beat the Green Bay Packers in that week.
Marshall. Troy Brown was an eighth round draft pick in 1993 and has evolved into a solid receiver and punt returner.
Adam Vinatieri. "Automatic Adam" is one of the more clutch kickers in the game. He kicked the Super Bowl winning field goal against the St. Louis Rams in Super Bowl XXXVI.
Gillette Stadium. The Pats played their home games at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. The others were past stadiums in which the Patriots played.
Buffalo Bills. Ex-Patriots Drew Bledsoe and Lawyer Milloy humiliated their ex-teammates by the score of 31-0. The Patriots however, went on to win 12 of their next 13 games.
Richard Seymour. Richard Seymour is one of the most dominating young defensive linemen in the league.
Charlie Weis. Charlie Weis is one of the most creative offensive minds in the game.
Daniel Graham. Daniel Graham was a first round draft pick in April 2002 from the University of Colorado.
Matt Light. Matt Light was a second round draft pick in April 2001 from Purdue University.
Bill Belicheck. Bill Belicheck came to the Patriots from the NY Jets in 2000.
|In franchise's first 40 seasons, only one Patriot surpassed the 6000-yard pass receiving mark, and left the Patriots with over 10,000 yards. Who was this four-time Pro Bowl wide receiver?||Your New England Patriots!
Stanley Morgan. All the other Patriots passed the 5000-yard receiving mark, but all fell short of 6000. Morgan played for the Patriots from 1977-1989. His final season in 1990 was with Indianapolis. Stanley caught 534 passes for New England along with 67 touchdown passes. His career high was 1491 yards in 1986, with a 17.8 yards per catch average.
|The Patriots won three Super Bowls in XXXVI, XXXVIII, and XXXIX, and all from the 2001-2004 seasons. What was the largest winning margin that the Patriots won by in these Super Bowls?||Your New England Patriots!
3 points. All three Super Bowls were won by only three points. Their victims were the Rams 20-17, the Panthers 32-29, and the Eagles 24-21.
|When this quarterback left the team in 2001, he had set a Patriots' team passing record of 29,657 yards. Who was this great QB?||Your New England Patriots!
Drew Bledsoe. The others were Patriots, but never threw for 10,000 yards in a Patriot uniform. Bledsoe played for the Patriots from 1993-2001, before leaving for Buffalo in 2002, then Dallas in 2005. Drew made it to the Pro Bowl three times with New England. The threw for over 4000 yards in a season three times in his career, and twice being with the Patriots in 1994 and 1996. His third 4000-yard season was with the Bills in 2002.
|Only one Patriot is listed, and was the first Patriot inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Who was it?||Your New England Patriots!
John Hannah. Hannah was an offensive guard out of Alabama. He played for the Patriots from 1973-1985. John was a nine-time Pro Bowler and four-time NFLPA Offensive Lineman of Year. He was inducted into the hall in 1991. Michael Haynes was the second Patriot inducted, and linebacker Nick Buoniconti was the third.
|The Patriots' first playoff game in franchise history was in the AFL in 1963. They defeated the Buffalo Bills in the AFL Divisional playoff, 26-8. However, they lost the AFL Championship game 51-10, to which other AFL team?||Your New England Patriots!
San Diego Chargers. The other teams were all in the NFL. 1963 was only the fourth season for the Patriots. Going 7-6-1, they still made the playoffs under head coach Mike Holovak.
|The franchise had its first winning season in only their second season in 1961. The team rostered three quarterbacks who all played in the 14 games in the season. They were Tom Yewcic, Butch Songin, and which QB that rushed for 183 yards and four touchdowns, who is the only Patriot listed?||Your New England Patriots!
Babe Parilli. Songin and Parilli were the regular rotation of QBs for the Patriots. Both threw more than 12 TDs each along with more than 1000 yards passing in the season. Parilli was brought up under the arm of Packer QB Bart Starr. Parilli's career high was in 1964, when he threw for 3465 yards with 31 TDs and 27 INTs. Known as a QB not afraid to run, he ran the ball 34 times for 168 yards and two touchdowns with the Patriots.
|The 2007 Patriots began their franchise in the AFL in 1960. Only one team name existed of the four in 1960. Which team name was it that they began their franchise with?||Your New England Patriots!
Boston Patriots. They were coached by Lou Saban in his first head coaching job in 1960. The team went only 5-9 and were shutout twice in the season. The franchise joined the NFL in 1970 under the same name, then the New England Patriots name came in 1971.
|Which linebacker that played for the Patriots 1982-1993, was inducted into the 2008 Pro Football Hall of Fame?||The Players of New England
Andre Tippett. Drafted from Iowa in the 2nd round of the 1982 draft, Andre Tippett recorded 100 sacks in his career with the Patriots. He was also a 5-time Pro Bowler.
Adam Vinatieri. Adam Vinatieri was an undrafted free agent in 1996. He was part of three winning Super Bowl Championships with the Patriots. He became an Indianapolis Colt for the 2006 season, the same one in which they became Super Bowl champs, giving him his fourth ring.
|After playing five seasons with the Patriots, which cornerback was signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Eagles for the 2008 season?||The Players of New England
Asante Samuel. A 4th round pick out of University of Central Florida, Samuel obtained the starting position at cornerback during 2004 after injuries to other players. He was part of two winning Super Bowl Championships with the Patriots.
Curtis Martin. Curtis Martin was a 3rd round draft pick by the Patriots out of Pittsburgh. He was a Patriot 1995-1997 and made it to the Pro Bowl in 1995 and 1996. He was traded to the NY Jets after the 1997 season. The award he received for the 1995 season was due to his 1487 rushing yards.
|Out of Ohio State University, who was this wide receiver and round 1 pick of the 1996 draft that played for the Patriots from 1996-2001?||The Players of New England
Terry Glenn. In his rookie year, Terry Glenn caught 90 passes for 1132 yards and racked up 6 TDs. The Patriots went to the Super Bowl in his rookie year but they were defeated by the Packers. Glenn was traded in 2001 to the Green Bay Packers.
|Which Patriot offensive guard was named by "Sports Illustrated" in 1981 as the best offensive lineman of all-time? ||The Players of New England
John Hannah. John played for the Patriots from 1973-1985. He was a 1973 round one draft pick out of Alabama. He was selected to 9 Pro Bowls and inducted into the 1991 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
|An offensive tackle out of Louisville in 1987, who was this player that played his entire career with the Patriots from 1987-2000?||The Players of New England
Bruce Armstrong. Bruce was a 1st round draft pick in 1987. He had six Pro Bowl appearances. Out of a possible 220 games, he played in 212 of them. The only games he missed were after a knee injury and repair in his 1992 season. That's a lot of games for an offensive lineman. His jersey #78 was retired by the Patriots.
|Deion Branch was traded to what team after the 2005 season, even though he was the Patriot named the Super Bowl XXXIX MVP?||The Players of New England
Seattle Seahawks. Branch was a Patriot wide receiver 2002-2005. He was a 2nd round draft pick out of Louisville. He was traded to the Seahawks after unsatisfactory contract negotiations.
|A 1st round pick out of USC, who was the fullback that played his entire career with New England 1973-1982?||The Players of New England
Sam Cunningham. Maybe more famous for his 1973 Rose Bowl action of 4 TDs, Sam was the 11th pick of the first round in 1973. He reached the Pro Bowl in 1978. He is also the older brother of Randall Cunningham, a former NFL quarterback.