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TRIVIA TUESDAY: 6/17

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Posted: 6/17/2008 5:51 PM

TRIVIA TUESDAY: 6/17 


6/24 New Trivia coming Tonight

Trivia Tuesday: 6/17
  (Answers in RED)

Each week we'll test your knowledge of the New England Patriots. Tell us what you think the answers are and get entered into a weekly givaway.  Actual answers will be posted in this space next week.


1) In 1993 the Patriots held the first pick in the Draft. They chose Drew Bledsoe. Who was the one other player they were considering?
A: Ryan Leaf
B: Rick Mirer - a close debate, but Bledsoe was thought to have the better arm
C: Trent Dilfer
D: Tommy Maddox

2) What year were the Patriots founded?
A: 1950
B: 1959 - founded 1959, played their first season 1960 (Boston Patriots)
C: 1968
D: 1970

3) Which player has the most receptions in Franchise history?
A: Troy Brown - broke Stanley Morgan's record (534) Nov 2006. Brown has 557 now.
B: Stanley Morgan
C: Ben Coates
D: Irving Fryar

4) Who owned the Patriots before the Kraft Family?
A: Victor Kiam
B: Billy Sullivan
C: James Orthwein - Sullivan, Kiam, Orthwein then the Krafts
D: None of the above

5) The Patriots have Drafted how many quarterbacks in the first round over the last 20 years (since 1988)?
A: 2
B: 3
C: 4
D: none of the above - 1 Drew Bledsoe (1993)

6) Which Hall of Fame worthy quarterbacks were drafted by the Patriots
A: Fran Tarkenton
B: Jim Plunkett
C: Drew Bledsoe
D: Both B and C
E: All of the above - Bledsoe (1993), Plunkett (1971), Tarkenton (1961) AFL, he went to the Vikings in the NFL before the leagues merged

7) Who scored the first touchdown for the Patriots in the 2007 regular season?
A: Laurence Maroney
B: Sammy Morris
C: Randy Moss
D: Wes Welker -- vs NYJ (9/9) 20th play (not incl KO), 3rd and 8 from Jets 11. Pass from Brady

8) What is Laurence Maroney's nickname?
A: "Big Dog"
B: Superman
C: Kool Aid
D: Sweetness

9) How many Super Bowls have the Patriots been in?
A: 3
B: 4
C: 5
D: 6 --   SB XX- L 46-10 vs Bears;  SB  XXXI - L 35-21 vs Packers;  SB XXXVI - W 20-17 vs Rams;  SB XXXVIII- W  32-29 vs Panthers; SB XXXIX - W 24-21 vs Eagles;  SB XLII L 17-14 vs Giants

10) The Patriots had 10 picks headed into in the 2007 NFL Draft. How many of the players they selected are still on the team?
A: 1
B: 2 - Only 2 out of 9: Brandon Meriweather (1st round), Mike Richardson (6th round) 
C: 4
D: 5

Last edited 6/25/2008 12:06 PM by PatriotsAdmin

Posted: 6/17/2008 6:37 PM

Re: TRIVIA TUESDAY: 


I'm only sure of about half of these but here goes nothing...

1) In 1993 the Patriots held the first pick in the Draft. They chose Drew Bledsoe. Who was the one other player they were considering?
B: Rick Mirer


2) What year were the Patriots founded?
C: 1968


3) Which player has the most receptions in Franchise history?
A: Troy Brown


4) Who owned the Patriots before the Kraft Family?
C: James Orthwein


5) The Patriots have Drafted how many quarterbacks in the first round over the last 20 years (since 1988)?
D: none of the above (I think Bledsoe was the only one)


6) Which Hall of Fame worthy quarterbacks were drafted by the Patriots
D: Both B and C


7) Who scored the first touchdown for the Patriots in the 2007 regular season?
C: Randy Moss


8) What is Laurence Maroney's nickname?
C: Kool Aid


9) How many Super Bowls have the Patriots been in?
D: 6 (1985, 1996, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007)



10) The Patriots had 10 picks headed into in the 2007 NFL Draft. How many of the players they selected are still on the team?
A: 1 (Is Merriweather really the only one? Ouch)

Posted: 6/18/2008 12:38 AM

Re: TRIVIA TUESDAY: 


1) In 1993 the Patriots held the first pick in the Draft. They chose Drew Bledsoe. Who was the one other player they were considering?
B: Rick Mirer


2) What year were the Patriots founded?
A: 1950

3) Which player has the most receptions in Franchise history?
B: Stanley Morgan


4) Who owned the Patriots before the Kraft Family?
C: James Orthwein


5) The Patriots have Drafted how many quarterbacks in the first round over the last 20 years (since 1988)?
A: 2


6) Which Hall of Fame worthy quarterbacks were drafted by the Patriots
D: Both B and C


7) Who scored the first touchdown for the Patriots in the 2007 regular season?
B: Sammy Morris


8) What is Laurence Maroney's nickname?
C: Kool Aid


9) How many Super Bowls have the Patriots been in?
D: 6

10) The Patriots had 10 picks headed into in the 2007 NFL Draft. How many of the players they selected are still on the team?
A: 1

Posted: 6/18/2008 8:26 AM

Re: TRIVIA TUESDAY: 


1) In 1993 the Patriots held the first pick in the Draft. They chose Drew Bledsoe. Who was the one other player they were considering?
A: Ryan Leaf
B: Rick Mirer
C: Trent Dilfer
D: Tommy Maddox

Dang, I will say Leaf. It's either Mirer or Leaf and I'm going with Leaf.

2) What year were the Patriots founded?
A: 1950
B: 1959
C: 1968
D: 1970

For Trivia purposes I will say 1959 but for some reason I'm sure it was 1960.

3) Which player has the most receptions in Franchise history?
A: Troy Brown
B: Stanley Morgan
C: Ben Coates
D: Irving Fryar


Troy Brown

4) Who owned the Patriots before the Kraft Family?
A: Victor Kiam
B: Billy Sullivan
C: James Orthwein
D: None of the above

Orthwein (I think,,lol)

5) The Patriots have Drafted how many quarterbacks in the first round over the last 20 years (since 1988)?
A: 2
B: 3
C: 4
D: none of the above

2

6) Which Hall of Fame worthy quarterbacks were drafted by the Patriots
A: Fran Tarkenton
B: Jim Plunkett
C: Drew Bledsoe
D: Both B and C
E: All of the above

All of the above

7) Who scored the first touchdown for the Patriots in the 2007 regular season?
A: Laurence Maroney
B: Sammy Morris
C: Randy Moss
D: Wes Welker

Welker

8) What is Laurence Maroney's nickname?
A: "Big Dog"
B: Superman
C: Kool Aid
D: Sweetness

Kool Aid

9) How many Super Bowls have the Patriots been in?
A: 3
B: 4
C: 5
D: 6

6

10) The Patriots had 10 picks headed into in the 2007 NFL Draft. How many of the players they selected are still on the team?
A: 1
B: 2
C: 4
D: 5

2 (the draft STUNK...they better hit the draft this year)

Posted: 6/20/2008 9:56 AM

Re: TRIVIA TUESDAY: 


1) In 1993 the Patriots held the first pick in the Draft. They chose Drew Bledsoe. Who was the one other player they were considering?
A: Ryan Leaf
B: Rick Mirer
C: Trent Dilfer
D: Tommy Maddox

B Rick Mirer, was the other QB the Pats were looking at.

2) What year were the Patriots founded?
A: 1950
B: 1959
C: 1968
D: 1970
B) Established in 1959 joined the AFL in 1960

3) Which player has the most receptions in Franchise history?
A: Troy Brown
B: Stanley Morgan
C: Ben Coates
D: Irving Fryar
A) Troy Brown

4) Who owned the Patriots before the Kraft Family?
A: Victor Kiam
B: Billy Sullivan
C: James Orthwein
D: None of the above
C) James Orthwein

5) The Patriots have Drafted how many quarterbacks in the first round over the last 20 years (since 1988)?
A: 2
B: 3
C: 4
D: none of the above

D) none of the above (1)

6) Which Hall of Fame worthy quarterbacks were drafted by the Patriots
A: Fran Tarkenton
B: Jim Plunkett
C: Drew Bledsoe
D: Both B and C
E: All of the above

D) Both B and C

7) Who scored the first touchdown for the Patriots in the 2007 regular season?
A: Laurence Maroney
B: Sammy Morris
C: Randy Moss
D: Wes Welker
D) Wes " The Retriever" Welker

8) What is Laurence Maroney's nickname?
A: "Big Dog"
B: Superman
C: Kool Aid
D: Sweetness
C) Kool Aid

9) How many Super Bowls have the Patriots been in?
A: 3
B: 4
C: 5
D: 6
D) 6

10) The Patriots had 10 picks headed into in the 2007 NFL Draft. How many of the players they selected are still on the team?
A: 1
B: 2
C: 4
D: 5
B) Currently I think 2 remain of the 9 picks made after all the trades.

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Posted: 6/25/2008 12:05 PM

Re: TRIVIA TUESDAY: 6/17 


new triva up, we'll unpin this one

Posted: 6/26/2008 12:19 PM

Re: TRIVIA TUESDAY: 6/17 


only 5 right

ouch