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"This quiz is about the first five pairs of teammates (and their teams) to rush over 1000 yards each during the same regular season. There's one 'near miss' team also."
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The first-ever pair of NFL teammates to rush 1000 yards each did it in 1972.
One of the 1000-yard pair was Mercury Morris, but who was the other?
Of the first five NFL teams to have two players rush 1000 yards in a season, only one pair of teammates included a quarterback. Which team was this?
New York Giants
San Diego Chargers
Of NFL teams to have two players each rush 1000 yards in a season, only two of them managed the feat in a 14-game season. One of them was the Miami Dolphins in 1972, but who was the other team?
San Diego Chargers
The Cleveland Browns became the third NFL team to have two players rush over 1000 yards each in 1985. Who was spending his first full year as head coach with them at the time?
In 2008, the New York Giants became the fifth team to have two players rush over 1000 yards each in a season. Brandon Jacobs and Derrick Ward took the honours. Who was the only other member of the 2008 Giants' team to get into triple-figures for yards rushed with 355?
Rocky Bleier was one of the two Pittsburgh Steelers players to rush 1000 yards in the same season. Although he is most associated with the jersey number 20, which jersey number did Bleier wear during his rookie season?
Cleveland Brown Earnest Byner was one of their two team members to rush over 1000 yards in the 1985 season. In-between two stints as a player for the Browns, which other NFL team did Byner play for?
Green Bay Packers
Of the 10 players who formed the first five pairs of NFL teammates to each rush 1000 yards in the same season, two were among the first 25 modern era running back inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Who were they?
Kevin Mack and Michael Vick
Larry Csonka and Franco Harris
Rocky Bleier and Earnest Byner
Brandon Jacobs and Warrick Dunn
One NFL team has twice come close to achieving a 2000-yard rushing pair, but missed out both times in the 1970s and 1980s. In 1973 and 1988, they had two players who made over 900 yards in a season. Which team was this?
Of the 10 NFL players who formed the first five 2000-yard rushing pairs, three have been convicted on felony charges. Which of these players was not one of them?
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