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1. Projected to be number one in the 1984 NFL Draft, I went to the USFL instead. After the USFL folded, I signed with Tampa Bay who held my draft rights. In 1987, I went to San Francisco but had to take a backseat to the great Joe Montana. I filled his shoes well even in 1997, when I missed part or all of eight games in the season, and still won the NFL passing title. Who am I?
2. I won the Heisman Trophy in 1977, playing with the University of Texas. I was the first round pick of the Houston Oilers in 1978. I led the league in rushing four consecutive seasons. I retired in 1985 after knee injuries. I was also famous off the field for two words: "Skoal Brother". Who am I?
3. Some fans thought that I would never retire. I led Houston to two AFL titles, then in the NFL, played mostly for the Oakland Raiders. As a Raider, I played quarterback, punter, and field goal kicker, and my jersey number 16 was well recognized. When I retired, I was the all-time career points leader with 2,002 points. I finally retired from play at the age of 48. Who am I?
4. Coming out of Louisiana Tech, I was the first quarterback to take a team to four Super Bowl victories. My greatest season was in 1978, which my stats won my first season MVP Award. I won another in 1979. My defense played with some metal curtain on the field. Who am I?
5. In 1963, I became the youngest general manager-head coach in pro football history. I later became owner of that team. I was the AFL Coach of the Year in 1964, then became Commissioner of that league in 1966. I had a long running feud with NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle for many years. I kept moving my NFL team from Oakland to Los Angeles, and back to Oakland again. Who am I?
6. Where did the New York Giants play their home games in 2003?
7. With my fourth season in the NFL in 2003, I led the league in rushing with my 2,066 yards. I joined an elite group including Eric Dickerson and O.J. Simpson. In 2000, I rushed for 102 yards in the Super Bowl win against the Giants, but in the 2003 playoffs, I only rushed for 35 yards in a loss to Tennessee. Who am I?
8. After spending my first two seasons in a Redskins uniform, I played one season for the Rams, made a name for myself, then moved to Kansas City. In 2003, I led the Chiefs to a 13-3 record by throwing for over 4,000 yards with 24 touchdowns. Who am I?
9. Which of the following teams had the worst record in 2003?
10. After five seasons coaching the Cleveland Browns, I took my talents to New England. In my fourth season of coaching the New England Patriots, I helmed the team in 2003 with the best record in the NFL, by going 14-2. I watched my team win the Super Bowl against the Carolina Panthers 32-29. Who am I?
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