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I'm in Charge!

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Fun Trivia : Quizzes : NFL Coaches
Im in Charge game quiz
"A 10 question multiple choice quiz about some coaching greats in pro football. I hope that you have fun with it. :-)"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. From 1954-1960, Jim Lee Howell helmed the Giants to three NFL title games. He was overshadowed by two future Hall of Fame coaches. His offense coach was the great Vince Lombardi. Who was his defense coach who later took the Dallas Cowboys to some Super Bowls?
    Jimmy Johnson
    Mike Ditka
    Tom Landry
    Marv Levy


2. Who was the first head coach to take his team to six Super Bowls, with his first trip as a Baltimore Colt?
    Don Shula
    Norm Van Brocklin
    Art Shell
    Bill Walsh


3. I coached the Steelers for 23 seasons. I was the first head coach to win four Super Bowls. Who am I?
    Don Shula
    Chuck Knox
    Chuck Noll
    Buddy Ryan


4. I began my pro football career as a Buffalo linebacker. I coached Cleveland, Kansas City, Washington, and the San Diego Chargers in 2005. In my first 20 seasons, I took my team to win 10+ games nine times. I just couldn't get any recognition because I just kept losing AFC Championship games. In 1993, I took the Chiefs to a 13-3 record, but lost in the first round of the playoffs. Who am I?
    Mike Shanahan
    Mike Martz
    Steve Spurrier
    Marty Schottenheimer


5. The Detroit Lions went to three consecutive NFL Championship games in the early 1950s. In 1956, the Lions barely missed the title game. With high hopes for the '57 season, their head coach shocked the football world by leaving the team during training camp. The Pittsburgh Steelers signed him without hesitation. Who was this coach?
    Tommy 'Bud' Prothro
    Raymond 'Buddy' Parker
    Clyde 'Jack' Turner
    Barry 'Howie' Switzer


6. Although this head coach never saw a Super Bowl, he was the 1974 Coach of the Year for his services with the Cardinals. In 1980 and 1981, he took the Chargers to two AFC Championship games but lost both. Who was this coach?
    Norm Van Brocklin
    Don Coryell
    Sam Wyche
    Bum Phillips


7. Who was the first head coach of the San Francisco 49ers in 1950?
    Lawrence 'Buck' Shaw
    Russell Davis
    Tommie Agee
    Johnny Hector


8. I had some big shoes to fill when I replaced Cleveland's Paul Brown in 1963. In my eight seasons with the Browns, I took them to five division titles and to four NFL Championship games. Who am I?
    Blanton Collier
    Ed Husmann
    Bill Bishop
    Jerry Sherk


9. Vince Lombardi took his Packers to a Super Bowl I victory. Who was the opposing team's head coach?
    John Madden
    Tom Landry
    George Allen
    Hank Stram


10. From 1920-1967, all but eight seasons saw this head coach of the Decatur Staleys, Chicago Staleys, then Chicago Bears, win the franchise's first NFL Championship in 1933. Who was this head coach?
    Joe Bach
    Sammy Baugh
    George Halas
    Don Coryell


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