What was the worst shut out in NFL history?
Trivia Question Answer
On December 8, 1940, the Chicago Bears defeated the Washington Redskins 73-0 for the NFL’s worst shutout. To add insult to injury, the drubbing came in the NFL Championship Game.
When was the NFL’s first night game played?
The first night game in NFL history was played on November 6, 1929 between the Providence Steam Rollers and the Chicago Cardinals. It was a makeup for a rained out game and was played at Kinsley Park Stadium in Providence, Rhode Island.
Who was the first linebacker to be selected as the Super Bowl most valuable player (MVP)?
Linebacker Chuck Howley of the Dallas Cowboys turned in a two interception and fumble recovery performance to be selected as the MVP for Super Bowl V in 1971. Interestingly Dallas lost that Super Bowl to Baltimore 16 to 13. It is to date the only Super Bowl in which the MVP was awarded to a member of the losing team.
Quarterbacks typically win the Super Bowl’s MVP award. Wide receivers do, however, occasionally win the Super Bowl MVP award. Through the 2015 Super Bowl 6 wide receivers have been the MVP of the Super Bowl. Name those 6 Super Bowl MVP wide receivers.
The six wide receivers to be named Super Bowl MVP are:
When was the first time that Alabama won an NCAA football national championship?
The Alabama Crimson Tide football team won their first national championship in 1925. The College Football Researchers Association (CFRA), the Helms Athletic Foundation (HAF), National Championship Foundation (NCF) all selected Alabama as the national champion for the 1925 season.
See: Championship History
What was the fastest score in Super Bowl history?
In Super Bowl XLVIII (2014) the Seattle Seahawks scored on the first play of the game when the opening snap flew over Peyton Manning’s head and was recovered by Knowshon Moreno for a safety. The play took 12 seconds eclipsing the previous record of 14 seconds when Devin Hester scored for the Chicago Bears on the opening kickoff in Super Bowl XLI in 2007.
When and where was the first NFL Pro Bowl played?
The first NFL Pro Bowl was played on January 14, 1951 (for the 1950 season) in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. In that game the American Conference defeated the National Conference 28-27. Prior to that, the first NFL All-Star game was played on January 15, 1939 (for the 1938 season) at Wrigley Field, Los Angeles. In that game the New York Giants defeated the Pro All-Stars 13-10. The first AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on January 24, 1971 (for the 1970 season) in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. In that game, the NFC won 27-6.
What is the NFL record for the longest interception return for a touchdown?
The NFL record for the longest interception return for a touchdown is 108 yards for a 2008 pick-6 by Baltimore’s Ed Reed of Philadelphia Eagles QB Kevin Kolb. He beat his own previous NFL record of 106 yards for an interception returned for a touchdown.