Can You Identify the NFL Team If We Give You a QB, a RB and a WR?

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Gavin Thagard

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About This Quiz

If you talk to an NFL coach, they will tell you everything starts with the offensive line when it comes to putting up points. However, there's no glamour for the men who hold it down inside the trenches. Skill position players get the most attention. They are the elite play callers, the receivers and the powerful runners. 

There are probably many reasons that skill players get the most attention. For one, it's easy to record their stats: how many yards they rushed, how many catches they made and how many passes they completed. They also stand out from the linemen since they aren't all shoved into a single box to block play after play. Of course, neither of those reasons matter as much as the touchdowns that skill players score. Fans love to see points, and the skill players are the ones who get the ball into the end zone. 

Are you ready to find out how well you know the skill players across the NFL by matching them to their team? In this quiz, you'll get a quarterback, wide receiver and running back and will have to determine the team for which they play.

If you're finished looking over NFL rosters, dive in and see if you really are an NFL expert. 

Are you familiar with the team with Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Amari Cooper on its roster?

The Dallas Cowboys will have to pay big money to three of their offensive stars: Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Amari Cooper. Elliott, who still has a few years on his contract, sat out the start of the 2019 season over stalled contract talks. In September 2019, it all was resolved when Ezekiel signed a six-year, $90 million contract extension.

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Do you remember who Tom Brady, Sony Michel and Julian Edelman have been playing for?

Some analysts have said that Tom Brady has been on the decline for years, as he is now over 40 years old. However, the veteran quarterback continues to play at a high level and has won two of the last three Super Bowls.

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Jared Goff, Todd Gurley II and Robert Woods will have to be better for which team if they want to win the Super Bowl this year?

After winning eight straight games to start the 2018 season, the Los Angles Rams finished the regular season with a 13-3 record, which gave them a first round bye in the playoffs. They advanced to the Super Bowl, though they couldn't come away with a victory.

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Playing alongside Melvin Gordon and Keenan Allen, Philip Rivers is still looking for his first Super Bowl on what team?

In 2018, the Chargers played their third season in Los Angeles after relocating from San Diego. The team finished second in the AFC West with a 12-4 record but lost to the New England Patriots in the Divisional Round of the playoffs.

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Are you able to identify the team that has Ryan Fitzpatrick, Kenyan Drake and Kenny Stills playing for them?

Partly due to an injury to their franchise quarterback, Ryan Tannehill, the Miami Dolphins missed the playoffs for two straight years in 2017 and 2018. They finally parted ways with Tannehill in 2019, as the Dolphins look to find another option at the position.

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Saquon Barkley will add to his stellar rookie season playing with Eli Manning and Sterling Shepard on which NFL squad?

The New York Giants are clearly in rebuilding mode as they try to find out what to do at the quarterback position moving forward. Of course, whatever decision they make will require a breakup with longtime quarterback Eli Manning.

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Have you been keeping up with the offseason enough to identify the roster with Aaron Rodgers, Aaron Jones and Davante Adams?

Aaron Rodgers comes into the 2019 season under the leadership of a new head coach after the Green Bay Packers fired Mike McCarthy after the team, once again missed the playoffs ls. If Rodgers can't have success under the new coach, he might have to start looking in the mirror.

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Christian McCaffrey and DJ Moore will need to take pressure off Cam Newton if which team wants to reach the playoffs?

Cam Newton had his best season with the Carolina Panthers in 2015 when he was named the leagues Most Valuable Player. That year, he threw for 3,837 yards and rushed for another 636 while scoring a total of 45 touchdowns.

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Can you name the team with Patrick Mahomes, Damien Williams and Tyreek Hill on the roster?

In his first full year as a starter, Patrick Mahomes put up video game-type numbers with the Kansas City Chiefs. His stellar season earned him the NFL MVP award and helped the Chiefs reach the AFC Championship Game.

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Which team has Carson Wentz distributing the ball to Miles Sanders and Alshon Jeffery?

Carson Wentz has spent the last two postseasons injured, as the Philadelphia Eagles went on to win one Super Bowl without him. The Eagles decided to invest in Wentz long term despite the injuries, so hopefully, he can stay on the field this year.

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Lamar Jackson will continue to light it up beside Mark Ingram II and Marquise Brown on what team?

The Baltimore Ravens have finally parted ways with longtime quarterback Joe Flacco. Without players like Ray Lewis and Ed Reed, the Ravens have pretty much replaced every star from their 2012-13 championship team.

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With Adam Thielen keeping defenders out the box and Kirk Cousins handing him the ball, Dalvin Cook has been running over defenses for what team?

After a miracle play in 2017 that saw the Minnesota Vikings reach the NFC Championship Game, the team missed the playoffs in 2018. The main difference between the teams was Kirk Cousins, to whom the Vikings gave a huge contract in the 2018 offseason.

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What team has Sam Darnold, Le'Veon Bell and Robby Anderson on its roster?

The New York Jets have not reached the playoffs since 2010 when they were coached by Rex Ryan. The team has since parted ways with Ryan, but they haven't had any more success under Todd Bowles.

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Which team will Nick Foles, Leonard Fournette and Marqise Lee be starring on in 2019?

After a failed attempt to make another run at a Super Bowl as a backup in Philadelphia, Nick Foles decided to take his talents to the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jaguars were pretty solid at every position in 2018 except for quarterback, so they should be fun to watch this year.

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With Kyler Murray at quarterback, which team will try to get the ball to David Johnson and Larry Fitzgerald?

The Arizona Cardinals had a league worst 3-13 record in 2018, which earned them the first pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. With that selection, they took Kyler Murray, the undersized but athletic quarterback out of Oklahoma.

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Until A.J. Green gets back from his injury, quarterback Andy Dalton will need to hand the ball off to Joe Mixon on which NFL squad?

The Cincinnati Bengals finally parted ways with longtime head coach Marvin Lewis following the 2018 season during which the team went 6-10. Lewis was replaced by Zac Taylor, who is in his first year as head coach.

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There are high hopes for what team that has Baker Mayfield, Nick Chubb and Odell Beckham Jr. on its roster?

No team has received more hype in the offseason than the Cleveland Browns, who will look to Baker Mayfield, their second-year quarterback, to help them reach the playoffs for the first time since 2002. Considering how much Mayfield has spoken about this in the offseason, it shouldn't be much of a problem for him.

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Can you identify the team with Ben Roethlisberger, James Conner and JuJu Smith-Schuster playing for them?

Ben Roethlisberger caused a lot of drama last season in the locker room after two of his former teammates spoke up against him. Both of those teammates are gone, but Roethlisberger will have to show he can lead if the Pittsburgh Steelers want to get back in championship contention.

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Fans of what team get to watch Joe Flacco, Phillip Lindsay and Emmanuel Sanders compete this year?

Since the departure of Peyton Manning after Super Bowl 50, the Denver Broncos have not been able to get a signal caller who is good enough to make a championship run. During the 2019 offseason, they brought in Joe Flacco to see if he has anything left in his tank.

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For which team will Matthew Stafford be playing alongside Kerryon Johnson and Kenny Golladay?

Despite consistently putting up good numbers, Matthew Stafford has only reached the playoffs three times with the Detroit Lions. In those appearances, he has yet to win a single playoff game.

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Russell Wilson was given a huge contract to continue playing for which team alongside Chris Carson and Tyler Lockett?

The Seattle Seahawks relied on their stellar defense and a consistent offense to win Super Bowl XLVIII. The Seahawks are a few years removed from that championship and most of their star defenders are gone. It will be up to Russell Wilson to keep the franchise moving forward.

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Jimmy Garoppolo will have to return to form in 2019 playing with Tevin Coleman and Dante Pettis if what team wants to take the next step?

Jimmy Garoppolo was supposed to be the replacement for Tom Brady, but Brady managed to force Garoppolo out of town. The San Fransisco 49ers were happy to pick him up in a trade, giving Garoppolo a five-year contract following the 2017 season.

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What team has Drew Brees, Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas on its roster?

The New Orleans Saints have relied on the arm of Drew Brees for years to keep them in championship contention, though they've only won on Super Bowl in franchise history. They finally surrounded Brees with a defense the past few seasons, but they've still struggled in the playoffs.

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Are you familiar with the team that has Jameis Winston, Peyton Barber and Mike Evans on its offense?

Mike Evans has gone under the radar as one of the top wide receivers in the league because he has been playing on a Tampa Bay Buccaneers team that hasn't won much lately. Still, Evans puts up huge numbers as a deep threat, averaging 15.5 yards per catch throughout his career.

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Can you identify the team with Josh Allen, LeSean McCoy and John Brown on its roster?

With a 9-7 record in 2017, the Buffalo Bills made the playoffs for the first time since 1999. However, the team failed to reach them again in 2018 after posting a 6-10 record, which included a four-game losing streak at one point.

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Fans rooting for which team will watch Marcus Mariota, Derrick Henry and Corey Davis compete in 2019?

The Tennessee Titans haven't reached a Super Bowl since the 1999 season when they lost to the St. Louis Rams. That year, they were one yard short of having a chance to tie the game and send it into overtime.

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What team is relying on Mitchell Trubisky, David Montgomery and Allen Robinson to continue moving forward?

In 2018, the Chicago Bears put together one of the best defenses in the NFL, allowing only 299.7 yards per game during the regular season. That defense was led by Khalil Mack, who the Bears acquired in the offseason.

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Do you know the team with veterans Matt Ryan, Devonta Freeman and Julio Jones?

The Atlanta Falcons have not returned to the Super Bowl since they gave up a 25 point lead to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI . For the Patriots, it was the largest comeback in Super Bowl history.

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Do you know what roster has Case Keenum, Derrius Guice and Paul Richardson on it?

The Washington Redskins started the 2018 season with a 6-3 record and were on pace to make the playoffs. However, they went 1-6 the rest of the year to finish 7-9, which was third in the NFC East.

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A playoff team in 2018, do you know who Andrew Luck, Marlon Mack and T.Y. Hilton play for?

Fans in Indianapolis held their breath after hearing that Andrew Luck suffered another injury coming into the 2019 season. Unfortunately, the injury was severe and Luck announced his retirement before the start of the season.

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Have you invested enough time keeping up with player movement to name the roster with Derek Carr, Josh Jacobs and Hunter Renfrow?

The Oakland Raiders have a rookie class including Josh Jacobs, Foster Moreau and Hunter Renfrow that show promise during the 2019 start of the season. Jacobs ran past the record for most rushing yards by a rookie with 708 rushing yards.

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Robert Griffin III, Gus Edwards and Miles Boykin will serve as backups for which team?

After being one of the hottest players in the NFL his rookie season, Robert Griffin III has fallen off in recent years and didn't even play in 2017. He's finally found a home as a backup for the Baltimore Ravens, so hopefully, he can just focus on playing football.

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As Deshaun Watson continues to improve, he'll try to use Lamar Miller and DeAndre Hopkins to make plays on which team?

The Houston Texans have relied on their defense for years, but they finally have some talent on offense to make a run in 2019. That, of course, will require Deshaun Watson to at least match his offensive output from last year.

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Who does Daniel Jones, Wayne Gallman and Golden Tate play for?

Daniel Jones was the No. 6 overall draft pick in the 2019 NFL Draft for the New York Giants. Considering he had a mediocre career at Duke, the pick was heavily criticized by fans and sports commentators.

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If the starters can't produce, what team will rely on Dwayne Haskins, Adrian Peterson and Josh Doctson?

At the age of 34, Adrian Peterson comes into his second year with the Washington Redskins hoping to stay healthy. However, even if he has a decent season, Peterson will forever be known for his time in Minnesota when he was one of the best backs in NFL history.

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