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1) Who was the first player drafted in the first NFL draft in 1936?


Jay Berwanger was the top selection in the first-ever NFL draft (1936). Originally drafted by Philadelphia, his rights were sold to Bears coach George Halas. But his asking price of $25,000 for two seasons was too high, and he never signed a contract--instead taking a job as a foam-rubber salesman. He died of lung cancer in 2002.

2) In 1993, what NFL team made off-season trades for Joe Montana and Marcus Allen?


The Kansas City Chiefs traded for Joe Montana and Marcus Allen in 1993. They would go on to post a record of 11-5 that year, just missing the Super Bowl when they lost to the Buffalo Bills in the AFC Championship game.

3) What team was originally named the New York Titans?


New York's original AFL team was called the Titans. When Sonny Werblin took over the franchise in 1963, he changed the team name to the New York Jets to reflect the modern approach of his team and the star-studded performances he hoped his team would produce.

4) What team won 3 Super Bowls in the 1990s?


The Dallas Cowboys were the only team in the 1990s to win three Super Bowls, claiming Super Bowl XXVII (1993), XXVIII (1994), and XXX (1996). The Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers each won two Super Bowls during the 1990s.

5) Who was the first player to rush for 1000 yards in a season?


Beattie Feathers, of the Chicago Bears, rushed for 1004 yards in 1934. Remarkably, he did it in only 119 carries, giving him an amazing 8.4 yards per carry average!

6) Which NFL team features a helmet logo on only one side of their helmet?


The Pittsburgh Steelers are the only NFL team to display their logo on only one side of the helmet. In 1962, the team was not sure how their new logo would look on the then-solid gold helmets. They decided to test out the logo on just one side of the helmet. The attention that decision attained, as well as the record-setting 9-5 season, made the logo's placement permanent, even after the team switched to solid black helmets.

7) What wide receiver caused a sensation his rookie season with a one-handed catch?


During Week 12 of his rookie season, Odell Beckham came to national attention when he made a one-handed touchdown catch while falling backwards in a Sunday Night Football game against the Dallas Cowboys. Numerous pundits called it the greatest catch ever made, and Beckham went on to win the 2014 Offensive Rookie of the Year award.

8) Who holds the best rookie passer rating in NFL history?


Dak Prescott finished his rookie season with a passer rating of 104.9, breaking the previous record of 102.4, set by Robert Griffin III in 2012.

9) What is the oldest NFL franchise in continuous operation with the same name in the same location?


The Green Bay Packers were founded in 1919 and joined the NFL in 1921.

10) What team won the first night football game ever played?


Baseball's Philadelphia Athletics, managed by Connie Mack, and the Philadelphia Phillies formed professional football teams in 1902, joining the Pittsburgh Stars in the first attempt at a pro football league, named the National Football League. The Athletics won the first night football game ever played, 39-0 over the Kanaweola Athletic Club at Elmira, New York, November 21, 1902.

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