Special Sub-Topic: NFL Mixture
|In 1997, who tied as the AFC's top rated passers?|
Mark Brunell and Jeff George. When the 1997 NFL season ended, Jacksonville Jaguars' quarterback Mark Brunell and Oakland Raiders' Jeff George were the top rated passers in the AFC with a 91.2 rating. Bledsoe of the New England Patriots was third with a 87.7 rating. Elway was fourth, Harbaugh was fifth and Marino was seventh.
|Who finished 5th in the NFC for punt return average during 1997 season?|
Iheanyi Uwaezuoke. Iheanyi Uwaezuoke of the San Francisco 49ers ended up 5th in the NFL for punt return average with an 11.0 yards. He then siged as a free agent the following year with the Carolina Panthers. I think he has a cool name. Dean Palmer was first, Deion Sanders was third, Brian Mitchell was fourth and Eddie Kennison was 12th.
|Of the following, who didn't score 15 touchdowns in 1997?|
Barry Sanders. While Sanders rushed for 2053 yards, he only had 11 touchdowns. Davis of the Broncos and Abdul-Jabbar of the Dolphins both had 15 rushing touchdowns.
|Who led the NFC in receptions in the 1998 season?|
Frank Sanders. Frank Sanders of the Cardinals had 89 receptions. Antonio Freeman had 84 while both Rice and Moore had 82.
|In the 1998 season, what non-wide reciever caught the most passes?|
Marshall Faulk. Running back Marshall Faulk, then of the Indianapolis Colts caught 86 passes which tied him for second in the AFC with Rod Smith of the Denver Broncos. Faulk was first in receptions by a non-wide reciever. Wycheck caught 70 passes, Centers had 69 and Coates had 67.
|Which runningbacks, led their conference in 1998, with the longest single rush from scrimmage?|
Garrison Hearst and Napoleon Kaufman. Garrison Hearst of the 49ers had a single rush high of 96 yards while Kaufmans' was 80 yards.
|Who led the NFL in passing yards in the 1999 season?|
Steve Beuerlein. Carloina Panther Steve Beuerlein had a career year in 1999 when he passed for 36 touchdowns and a NFL best 4,436 yards. However, this was all overshadowed by the emergence of Kurt Warner. Warner finished second in yards but was first in touchdowns.
|In the 2000 season what non-quarterback threw and completed the only pass he threw for a touchdown?|
Curtis Martin. Curtis Martin of the New York Jets went 1 for 1 with an 18 yard touchdown. Kick returner Jermaine Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens went 1 for 1, along with Buffalo Bill's punter Chris Mohr, Chicago Bears' punter Louie Aguiar, New England Patriots' punter Lee Johnson, Tampa Bay Buccaneer's punter Mark Royals and Kansas City Chiefs' wide receiver Sylvester Morris. Frank Wycheck, tight end of the Tennessee Titans went 2 for 2 with a touchdown.
|Of the following, who didn't kick two 50-yard plus field goals in one game, in the 200o NFL season?|
Mike Hollis. Blanchard, for Arizona, accomplished this feat in week 2 and Edinger, for Chicago, did the same in week 17. Buccaneer Gramatica did this in both week 8 and 11. Mike Hollis of the Jaguars did kick three field goals over 50 yards that season but never twice in the same game.
|During the 2000 season, what was the only week that didn't have a quarterback throw for more than 300 yards?|
Week 13. Week 13 saw no 300 plus yard passers. In both week 3 and 4, there were only two. Kurt Warner and Tim Couch in week 3 and Kurt Warner and Peyton Manning in week 4. Week 12 saw the most 300 plus yard passers with seven. Gus Frerotte of the Broncos, Trent Green of the Rams, Daunte Culpepper of the Vikings, Kerry Collins of the Giants, Elvis Grbac of the Chiefs, Ryan Leaf of the Chargers and Brett Favre of the Packers all threw for more than 300 yards in week 12.
|In week 2 of the 2000 NFL season, who was the only runningback to rush for more than 100 yards?|
Mike Anderson. Mike Anderson of the Denver Broncos had 131 yards on 31 carriers against the Atlanta Falcons. He was the only 100-yard rusher that weekend.
|In the 2000 NFL season, how many total yards did Tennessee Titan wide receiver Derrick Mason have?|
2689 yards. Mason had a grand total of 2689 yards. One of the more underrated players, Mason had 895 recieving, 662 punt returning and 1132 kick returning.
|Who led the Buffalo Bills in completions in 2001?|
Alex Van Pelt. Bills backup quarterback Alex Van Pelt had a team high 178 completions in 2001. Rob Johnson was second with 134. Travis Brown completed 15 of the 33 passes he threw that year. Doug Flutie had 294 completions, for San Diego of course.
|How many receptions did Chicago Bears' wide reciever Marty Booker have in 2001?|
100. Booker caught exactly 100 passes for 1071 yards and 8 touchdowns.
|Being a student at Marshall University myself, of the following, who never played for Marshall?|
Jerry Porter. Doug Chapman, Rogers Beckett and Troy Brown have all at one time started an NFL game and have all played as a member for Marshall University and the Thundering Herd. Randy Moss, Chad Pennington, Giradie Mercer, Mike Bartrum, John Wade and Paul Toviessi are all players from Marshall who made it into the NFL. Jerry Porter of the Oakland Raiders played his college ball for Marshall's in state rival, West Virginia University. Porter replaced James Jett at reciever in Oakland, who also went to WVU.
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