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101 NFL Trivia Questions: Can You Get A Touchdown?

From the start of the NFL season to the heavily awaited Super Bowl, the National Football League is one of the most popular sports leagues in the United States. So let’s see who’s the best, from the New York Jets to the New England Patriots, and see if you fumble on these NFL trivia questions. 

This NFL quiz will test your knowledge on everything from NFL teams to players and their positions. No matter how many yards it takes to reach a touchdown, you will gain yards with these NFL trivia questions and answers to make you the MVP during your game night. 

So if you are a self-proclaimed NFL lover, win your version of the Super Bowl by conquering these football trivia questions. Try not to let these NFL trivia questions and answers juke you out. Good luck!

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Which player kicked game winning field goals at Super Bowls XXXVI and XXXVIII?

Sebastian Janikowski

Adam Vinatieri

Pat McAfee

Stephen Gostkowski

Which of these was an NFL player?

Will Smith

Emmitt Smith

Matt Smith

Jaden Smith

Super Bowl XXVIII was held in which city?

Mesa

Virginia Beach

Atlanta

Omaha

Which NFL player joined the St. Louis Rams from the Miami Dolphins in 2013?

Chris Long

Chad Henne

Jake Long

Joe Thomas

In which city was the 2013 NFL Draft held?

New York City

Chicago

Los Angeles

Houston

Who replaced Ken Whisenhunt as head coach of Arizona Cardinals in 2013?

Bruce Arians

Andre Ellington

Chuck Pagano

Carson Palmer

Who won PFWA NFL Executive of the Year for the 2013 NFL season?

Andy Reid

John Dorsey

Branden Albert

Clark Hunt

In which sport might a competing team put in a ‘power ten’ to gain an advantage?

Aussie Rules Football

Tug-o-war

Hockey

Rowing

Super Bowl XIV was held in which city?

Syracuse

Orange

Dayton

Pasadena

What is the correct name of the NFL AMerican Football team?

Tampa Bay Pirates

Tampa Bay City Rollers

Tampa Bay Looters

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Super Bowl XLVIII was held in which city?

Las Cruces

East Rutherford

Tyler

South Bend

Which of the following is the nickname of NFL team based in Arizona?

Bills

Cardinals

Falcons

Ravens

Super Bowl XLVI was held in which city?

Indianapolis

Fort Worth

Columbus

San Francisco

Which of the following is the nickname of NFL team based in New Orleans?

Packers

Saints

Colts

Lions

Peyton Manning met which rival quarterback for the 14th time in a much-hyped game in November 2013?

Tom Brady

Aaron Rodgers

Drew Brees

Tony Romo

In NFL, which wide receiver made 101 catches in his Arizona Cardinals rookie season?

Billy Sims

Anquan Bordin

Isaac Bruce

Larry Fitzgerald

Which was the first team to win the NFL Superbowl?

Green Bay

Oakland

Pittsburgh

Dallas

As of 2015, how many times has Miami hosted the Super Bowl?

Eight

Four

Six

Ten

Which city hosted Super Bowl XV?

Cleveland

Wichita

Arlington

New Orleans

Who was fired as head coach of Houston Texans in the 2013 NFL season?

Case Keenum

Gary Kubiak

Matt Schaub

Wade Phillips

In which city are the NFL side the ‘Bears’ based?

Chicago

Carolina

Buffalo

Atlanta

Which city hosted Super Bowl VII?

New York

Houston

Chicago

Los Angeles

Super Bowl XXXVI was held in which city?

Arlington

New Orleans

Bakersfield

Wichita

Which of these was a prolific running back in the NFL?

Walter Cronkite

Walter White

Walter Payton

Walter Matthau

In what year did Dallas first host the Super Bowl?

1991

1981

2011

2001

What is the name of Julius Jones’ brother, who is also a running back in the NFL?

Davy

John Paul

Quincy

Thomas

Who won his third National Football League Coach of the Year Award in 2010?

Marvin Lewis

Bill Parcells

Bill Belichick

Dan Reeves

Which of these players was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame in 2013?

Michael Irvin

Charles Haley

Emmitt Smith

Larry Allen

Who was the first president of the NFL?

Roger Goodell

Pete Rozelle

Jim Thorpe

Paul Tagliabue

Which NFL team is based in Tampa Bay?

Buccaneers

Seahawks

Rams

Falcons

How many yards did Thurman Thomas rush for at Super Bowl XXVI?

39

13

26

52

Which city is home to the Texans in the NFL?

Buffalo

Pittsburgh

Tennessee

Houston

What is the NFL team from Jacksonville called?

Jokers

Jeeps

Jaguars

Joys

Which NFL player joined the Seattle Seahawks from the Detroit Lions in 2013?

Bruce Irvin

Michael Bennett

Chris Clemons

Cliff Avril

The Lions compete in the NFL representing which city?

Green Bay

Detroit

Detroit

Atlanta

Which NHL team played for only a year in Philadelphia in 1930?

Lions

Quakers

Eagles

76ers

Which of the following is the nickname of NFL team based in Indianapolis?

Colts

Lions

Cowboys

Bengals

Which NFL quarterback is known by the nickname ‘The Gunslinger’?

Terry Bradshaw

Brett Favre

Tom Brady

Peyton Manning

Where are the NFL side the ‘Lions’ based?

Buffalo

Carolina

Chicago

Detroit

The New England Patriots played all of their first three Super Bowls in which city?

Houston

New Orleans

Jacksonville

Glendale

Which NFL head coach went on medical leave during the 2013 season?

John Elway

John Fox

Pete Carroll

Jack Del Rio

Which city hosted Super Bowl IX?

Cleveland

Wichita

Arlington

New Orleans

Which of the following is the nickname of NFL team based in Miami?

Packers

Dolphins

Colts

Lions

Which player’s showboating cost him a touchdown at Super Bowl XXVII?

Leon Lett

Jim Marshall

Nate Newton

Don Beebe

Who is credited with coining the term ‘Super Bowl’?

Alan Rothenberg

Bud Adams

Hank Stram

Lamar Hunt

What is the nickname of NFL star BenJarvus Green-Ellis?

The Film Studio

The Law Firm

The City Bank

The Media Office

Which famous NFL player is Native American?

Jim Brown

Chad Ochocinco

Jim Thorpe

Junior Seau

How many yards was the famous failed Super Bowl field goal known as ‘Wide Right’?

27 yards

37 yards

57 yards

47 yards

Where are the NFL side the ‘Colts’ based?

Dallas

Houston

Denver

Indianapolis

How wide is a NFL football field?

160 feet

50 feet

100 feet

200 feet

Which city hosted Super Bowl XXVII?

Pasadena

Dayton

Orange

Syracuse

Where do the New York Giants play their home games?

MetLife Stadium

Gillette Stadium

Giants Stadium

Izod Stadium

Which team have won the most Super Bowls?

Pittsburgh Steelers

San Francisco 49Ers

New England Patriots

Dallas Cowboys

Who rushed for a record 2,105 yards in the 1984 NFL season?

Greg Bell

John Elway

Herschel Walker

Eric Dickerson

Super Bowl VI was held in which city?

New Orleans

Wichita

Arlington

Cleveland

Which NFL player joined the Minnesota Vikings from the Green Bay Packers in 2013?

Greg Jennings

Jordy Nelson

James Jones

Donald Driver

In the NFL what is the nickname of Dallas?

Rams

Falcons

Bears

Cowboys

Super Bowl XXXVIII was held in which city?

Philadelphia

Houston

Chicago

Phoenix

Which NFL player joined the Kansas City Chiefs from the San Francisco 49ers in February 2013?

Jamaal Charles

Jim Harbaugh

Colin Kaepernick

Alex Smith

Which of the Philadelphia sports teams plays in the NFL?

Phillies

Flyers

76ers

Eagles

Who were the losers of Super Bowl XLIII in 2009?

Pittsburgh Steelers

Arizona Cardinals

New England Patriots

Indianapolis Colts

Super Bowl XVIII was held in which city?

Bakersfield

Aurora

Honolulu

Tampa

As of 2015, how many times has Indianapolis hosted the Super Bowl?

Three

One

Four

Two

In what year did San Diego first host the Super Bowl?

1988

1978

1968

1998

Who was picked first overall by the St. Louis Rams in the 2010 NFL Draft?

Gerald McCoy

Ndamukong Suh

Trent Williams

Sam Bradford

Which NFL franchise are based in Cleveland?

All Blacks

Browns

Reds

Blues

What was the nickname of former NFL star Derrick Thomas?

DT

TNA

TNT

TCP

Which of these is the name of the NFL team from Charlotte, Carolina?

Panthers

Jaguars

Pumas

Tigers

Who was selected first in the 1999 NFL Draft?

Tim Couch

Akili Smith

Edgerrin James

Donovan McNabb

Who were the losers of Super Bowl III in 1969?

Minnesota Vikings

Indianapolis Colts

Dallas Cowboys

Miami Dolphins

Where were the NFL side the ’49ers’ based in 2007?

Green Bay

Indianapolis

San Francisco

Minnesota

Which NFL referee is known for wearing tight shirts and flexing for the cameras while making on field calls?

Bill Leavy

Terry McAulay

Mike Carey

Ed Hochuli

Who won the 2012 NFL MVP Award?

Aaron Rodgers

Tom Brady

Peyton Manning

Adrien Peterson

Which NFL team was at the center of a bullying scandal in 2013?

Dallas Cowboys

Miami Dolphins

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Atlanta Falcons

As of 2015, how many times has Jacksonville hosted the Super Bowl?

Two

One

Three

Four

Where are the NFL side the ‘Raiders’ based?

Minnesota

Indianapolis

Green Bay

Oakland

Which city hosted Super Bowl XLV?

Bakersfield

Arlington

Wichita

New Orleans

Who is the all-time leader in touchdown passes in the NFL?

Dan Marino

Brett Favre

Peyton Manning

Fran Tarkenton

Which player was on the cover of Madden NFL 08?

Reggie Bush

Vince Young

Jason White

Troy Smith

How many cities in Minnesota have hosted the Super Bowl?

3

2

0

1

The NFL Team known as the Bears are located in which US City?

Minnesota

Chicago

Atlanta

Green Bay

What is the nickname of the NFL team from Cleveland?

Browns

Broncos

Dolphins

Ravens

Which player was on the cover of Madden NFL 13?

Marshawn Lynch

Brandon Marshall

Adrien Peterson

Calvin Johnson

What school did Zach Thomas play for before making it to the NFL?

Southern Mississippi

Akron

Texas Tech

Iowa State

Who were the losers of Super Bowl XLV in 2011?

Arizona Cardinals

Pittsburgh Steelers

Seattle Seahawks

Buffalo Bills

What is the nickname of the San Diego based NFL team?

Chargers

Cavaliers

Chiefs

Colts

Which player made the famous ‘Helmet Catch’ at Super Bowl XLII?

David Tyree

Mario Manningham

Plaxico Burress

Amani Toomer

The National Football League logo consists of what colors?

blue and orange

blue and red

White

White

The NFL team based in Kansas City has which nickname?

Colts

Chargers

Chiefs

Cavaliers

Which channel shows ‘Sunday Night Football?

ESPN

NBC

CBS

Fox

What is the maximum number of players that an NFL team can have on its roster at any given time?

50

48

55

53

In NFL American Football, how many points do you get for a kicked conversion of a touchdown?

6

3

1

2

What is the name of the NFL team from San Francisco?

Dolphins

49ers

Cowboys

Jets

Which city hosted Super Bowl I?

Houston

Chicago

Los Angeles

New York

Which team passed the most yards in the 2013 NFL season?

Houston Texans

Seattle Seahawks

San Francisco 49ers

Denver Broncos

Which NFL team is based in Atlanta?

Saints

Falcons

Panthers

Seahawks

In which city are the NFL side the ‘Bengals’ based?

Buffalo

Arizona

Cincinnati

Baltimore

The Paul Brown stadium is an NFL venue in which US state?

Ohio

Texas

Tennessee

Missouri

How long is an NFL football field?

100 metres

120 yards

120 metres

100 yards

How many games in total are played in the NFL regular season?

128

224

256

272

Which city hosted Super Bowl XXXVII?

San Antonio

Phoenix

San Diego

Dallas

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