Do You Know the New Teams of These Big NFL Players?

Kale Havervold

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About This Quiz

Even though the next NFL season doesn't begin until early September 2019, many teams are already hard at work to create a winning squad. Some organizations try to do so by improving their coaching staff or playbook, but many others will do so by adding new players. Free agency opened on March 13, 2019, and many teams brought on new players who they believe can take them to the Super Bowl. 

However, in addition to superstar players signing new contracts elsewhere, many impact players have been traded this offseason.  Whether it is a trade or free agency signing, adding new players in the offseason is one of the best ways to improve a struggling team. 

But how much do you know about these trades and signings? Do you know where Odell Beckham Jr. was traded? How about with what team Antonio Brown ended up signing? Whether you want to show your in-depth knowledge of the league or learn the new homes for some of the best players in the NFL, this quiz is for you. 

Without any further ado, strap on your helmet, get in position and get ready to challenge yourself with our quiz about the most significant trades and free-agent signings of the 2019 NFL offseason. 

Le'Veon Bell recently left the Pittsburgh Steelers to join this team. Who are they?

For years now, Le'Veon Bell has been among the best running backs in the NFL. However, he was unhappy with his contract situation in Pittsburgh and sat out the entire 2018 season before signing with the Jets to play in 2019.

After a falling out with his old team, where does Antonio Brown now play?

It was easy to see that Antonio Brown was unhappy with the Pittsburgh Steelers last season. Well, the talented wideout will get a fresh start next season as a member of the Oakland Raiders.

What team did superstar receiver Odell Beckham Jr. join this offseason?

The New York Giants shocked the world when they traded Odell Beckham Jr., one of the best wide receivers in the league, to the Cleveland Browns. It will be exciting to see him mesh with QB Baker Mayfield and the "new-look" Browns.

Years of clutch performances got Nick Foles a huge contract with which team?

Nick Foles had had an interesting career full of ups and downs. His amazing play in big games, and his Super Bowl MVP award, garnered him a lot of interest this offseason. He ended up signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

This star linebacker recently joined the Jets after years in Baltimore. What is his name?

C.J. Mosley was drafted by the Ravens and quickly took over the role as their defensive leader. He could do it all on the field and is now one of the newest members of the New York Jets football team.

Safety Earl Thomas recently joined this team known for their defense. What is the team's name?

For his entire career, Earl Thomas played with the Seattle Seahawks and became one of the best safeties in the game. This offseason, he signed a sizeable free-agent contract to join the Baltimore Ravens' secondary.

Recently ousted in Arizona, Josh Rosen will get his new start with which team?

It has been only a year since Josh Rosen was one of the top picks in the NFL draft. But when the Cardinals selected Kyler Murray first overall, he was all but run out of town. Rosen will get his chance for redemption in Miami.

After helping the dynamic New Orleans Saints offense for years, where is Mark Ingram now playing?

If you think of Mark Ingram, you think of the New Orleans Saints. But that is no longer the case. Ingram joins a Ravens team that should run the ball a lot, which makes it a great situation for him.

Joe Flacco is a former Super Bowl MVP. After a long career with the team that drafted him, he has moved on to which team?

While Joe Flacco has been a little less than elite lately, he is still a very serviceable quarterback with an excellent reputation. He will now join the Broncos and be their starter for the foreseeable future.

After stints in Washington and Tampa Bay, Desean Jackson has returned to his first team. Who are they?

Desean Jackson has been one of the most exciting and electrifying players in the NFL for years with his fantastic speed. He now returns to the Philadelphia Eagles, the city and team with which he began his career.

Ryan Fitzpatrick has bounced around the league a lot. Where does he find himself in 2019?

While Josh Rosen will likely be given the reigns as the starter in Miami, there is nothing wrong with a little healthy competition. Fitzpatrick is a true veteran and will surely provide a boost for the team.

Many teams were interested in signing DT Gerald McCoy, but where did he ultimately choose to sign?

Gerald McCoy has become one of the best and most effective nose tackles in the NFL during recent years. He was a highly sought after free agent, with numerous teams bringing him in for meetings. He eventually signed with the Carolina Panthers.

Landon Collins was one of the most prized free agents in the NFL. Which team ended up signing him?

After proving himself as one of the best safeties in the NFL in New York, Landon Collins signed a massive multi-million dollar contract with the Washington Redskins. He could anchor that defense for years to come.

Tyrann Mathieu found a new home this offseason after one year with the Texans. Where will he begin the 2019 NFL season?

Ever since coming to the pros a few years ago, Tyrann Mathieu has found a lot of success. He now joins the Kansas City Chiefs, who are arguably going to be one of the best teams in the NFL this upcoming season.

Jordan Howard used to be the star running back for the Bears. Where does he play now?

Since his rookie year a few seasons back, the Chicago Bears offense went through Jordan Howard. However, the emergence of Tarik Cohen led Howard to move to the Philadelphia Eagles.

After spending his entire 15-year career in Baltimore, where will Terrell Suggs play during the 2019 NFL season?

While it will be strange to see Suggs in a jersey other than Baltimore's, he will be moving to the Arizona Cardinals. He is one of the best pass rushers in the NFL over the last decade or so.

After years with the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, Trey Flowers moved on to which team?

Fresh off of another Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots, Trey Flowers is moving on. After several successful seasons where he was one of the best defenders on the team, Flowers is now a member of the Detroit Lions.

After being a starter with the Miami Dolphins for years, Ryan Tannehill was brought in to be the backup quarterback for what team?

While he had some good years in Miami, the Dolphins were ready to move on, and Tannehill signed with Tennessee. Marcus Mariota is the Titans' starting quarterback, but Tannehill will be a more than suitable backup.

Cole Beasley has been the security blanket in Dallas for years, but is now moving on to which team?

After spending his entire eight-year NFL career with the Dallas Cowboys, Cole Beasley is moving on to a new team. He signed a contract with the Buffalo Bills and will look to be one of their best offensive weapons this season.

Randall Cobb has been catching passes in a Packers uniform for his entire career. However, of which team is he now a member?

Randall Cobb was once one of the best wide receivers in the NFL, and still has a lot of gas in the tank. After a few down years in Green Bay, Cobb now moves on to Dallas where he will catch passes from Dak Prescott.

After a solid season in Kansas City, Dee Ford signed a large contract with which team?

Since he was drafted in 2014, Dee Ford has proven himself to be very valuable on the defensive line. His 2018 season was his best yet, but after that season, he was traded to the 49ers and hopes he can pick up where he left off.

One of the NFL's best pass rushers of the last decade recently signed with the Indianapolis Colts. What is his name?

Justin Houston, a former member of the Kansas City Chiefs, has had some pass rushing seasons that rival the best of all time. While some believe he has lost a step, he will look to prove them wrong in Indianapolis this season.

After the 2018 season, Benjamin Watson retired from the NFL. But it was short-lived as he came back to join which team?

If there is a team that would nudge someone out of retirement, it is the New England Patriots. After Rob Gronkowski retired, the Patriots have some room at the tight end position. Watson is set to fill the vacancy Gronkowski left behind.

After half a season with the Eagles, where is Golden Tate playing now?

While the New York Giants lost Odell Beckham Jr. this offseason, they added Golden Tate. Tate is one of the best short yardage receivers in the game and will surely catch a lot of balls in New York.

After establishing himself as a great pass rusher with his first team, this player just signed a huge contract to join the Packers. Who is he?

After a breakout season with the league's best defense in the Baltimore Ravens, Za'Darius Smith is taking his talents to Green Bay. He is primed to become one of their best pass rushers and defenders.

Frank Clark, who began his career with the Seattle Seahawks, is now a member of which NFL team?

While he had some issues in college at Michigan, Frank Clark has turned his career around and is one of the better defenders in the league. After a few seasons in Seattle, he now moves on to Kansas City.

After being a backup in Atlanta for years, Tevin Coleman may finally get his chance to shine with which NFL team?

When he got the chance to play in Atlanta, Tevin Coleman showed he could be a starting running back. He now moves to San Francisco and will be given a chance to compete for the job.

After years in Carolina, Devin Funchess recently moved on to which team?

Devin Funchess made some amazing strides last season in Carolina, solidifying himself as an exciting and talented wide receiver. After his breakout season, he looks to move on to the Colts and pick up where he left off.

Jamison Crowder is one of the best slot receivers in the NFL. Where did he sign on to play his 2019 season?

Slot receivers are crucial in the NFL, and there are few better than Jamison Crowder. After a few successful seasons with the Redskins, Crowder now joins the New York Jets.

Ndamukong Suh is one of the most tenacious players in the league. Which NFC team recently acquired his services?

After the Buccaneers lost Gerald McCoy to free agency, they were quick to sign his replacement, Ndamukong Suh. Suh will even wear the same number McCoy used to wear.

Chris Hogan has been one of Tom Brady's best options in New England for years but recently moved on to a new team. What team is it?

While many believe Chris Hogan's performance benefitted from being part of the mighty New England Patriots, others feel he is primed for a breakout season with his new team, the Carolina Panthers. With the departure of Devin Funchess, he will be relied upon heavily in the offense.

Despite an injury last season, Kwon Alexander signed an eight-figure contract to play for what team?

Kwon Alexander is one of the best young linebackers in the NFL and, several teams were vying to acquire him. After considering many teams and offers, he eventually signed with the San Francisco 49ers.

Despite only starting to play football in 2010, Ezekiel Ansah has had a great career so far. With which team did he recently sign a contract?

Ezekiel Ansah has done very well for himself and after five seasons with the Detroit Lions, has moved on to join the Seattle Seahawks. There he will get a chance to show his skills in an entirely new division and scheme.

Known for his time with the Seahawks and Jets, where will Jermaine Kearse play in 2019?

Signed as an undrafted free agent, Jermaine Kearse has had a very successful career so far. He has made several different clutch catches in big situations, and he will look to do the same in Detroit this season.

Tyrell Williams is one of the fastest receivers in the game. Where will he be catching deep balls in 2019?

Adding to their already explosive offense for 2019, the Oakland Raiders added speedster Tyrell Williams to the team. He is a great complement to line up across from Antonio Brown.

Trent Brown just signed a deal to become the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL. Which team gave him that contract?

The Oakland Raiders have made many splashes in free agency, but perhaps none have been larger than Trent Brown. He is now the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL and will most likely protect Derek Carr for years to come.

Robert Quinn has been a premier pass rusher in the NFL for years. Where is his new home?

A former Pro Bowler, Robert Quinn undeniably has a lot of talent as a pass rusher. He showed that talent off for years in Miami and hopes to do the same now that he is a Cowboy.

After being a leader on the Eagles defense for years, with what team did Jordan Hicks sign a massive new contract?

Jordan Hicks has long been one of the most underrated linebackers in the NFL. However, he finally got his due when he signed a sizeable contract to join the Arizona Cardinals. He should immediately become one of their most significant leaders on defense.

After playing with the Rams for many years, Rodger Saffold has moved on to a new team. For which team will he now take the field?

Saffold is, without a doubt, one of the largest and strongest offensive linemen in the league. After spending his career with the NFC's Los Angeles Rams, he now moves on the AFC's Tennessee Titans.

While the Browns added many players this off-season, they also lost one in Emmanuel Ogbah. Where was he traded?

Emmanuel Ogbah was dealt to the Kansas City Chiefs on April 1, 2019. He joins a star-studded defense and has a good shot at making a real impact for what will be one of the best NFL teams.

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