When was the 30-second clock first used between plays of an NFL game?
Trivia Question Answer
1976 was the first year that saw the use of the 30-second clock between plays in NFL games.
Who was the first NFL tight end to catch 10 or more touchdown passes in four seasons?
Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots achieved his record setting fourth 10+ touchdown season in 2014. Gronk had 10 touchdown receptions in 2010, 17 in 2011 (a single season record for tight ends), 11 in 2012, and 12 in 2014.
Name the top five NFL quarterbacks with the most touchdown passes in a single season.
The quarterbacks with the most touchdown passes in a single season are:
1. Peyton Manning in 2013: 55
2. Tom Brady in 2007: 50
3. Peyton Manning in 2004: 49
4. Dan Marino in 1984: 48
5. Drew Brees in 2011: 46
When was the first professional football game played?
The first professional football game was played on November 12, 1892 between the Allegheny Athletic Association (AAA) and the Pittsburgh Athletic Club. It is deemed to be the first pro game because one of the AAA players, William (Pudge) Heffelfinger, was paid $500 to play the game. Allegheny won the game by one touchdown 4 to 0 (back in 1892 a touchdown was only four points).
There is an excellent write up on this first game on the Pro Football Hall of Fame website – History: Birth of pro football.
When did quarterback Tom Brady throw his first regular season touchdown pass?
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady threw his first regular season touchdown pass on October 14, 2001 in the second quarter of a game against San Diego. The 21 yard pass went to Terry Glenn for the score. The Patriots went on to win the game 29 to 26.
In their four Super Bowl victories, what are the most points scored by the New England Patriots?
The most points scored by the New England Patriots in a Super Bowl victory was 32 when they defeated the Carolina Panthers 32 to 29 in Super Bowl XXVIII. For the record, their four Super Bowl victories stack up as:
Almost everyone knows who played in Super Bowl I and the outcome of that game. But who did the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs defeat to reach Super Bowl I?
What is the name of the NFC Championship Trophy?