If We Give You 3 NFL Players, Can You Name the Team?

J.P. Naomi

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Picture this... it's Sunday afternoon on a beautiful fall day - a perfect day to sit back, relax, enjoy some finger foods, a few cold drinks and watch football. All.. day! Come on you know what we're talking about! There are 1 p.m. games, 4:30 p.m. games and don't forget Sunday Night Football at 8:30 p.m.! There is an unlimited supply of football on Sundays, and barring the need to throw in a few loads of laundry, you're there, on that couch, watching each game because only true fans know ... that's what Sundays were made for! 

So if you're a true NFL fan, then you should ace this quiz, no problem! Because you're the type of fan who doesn't just watch one game each Sunday. You enjoy them all! You can name players from other teams, you know their stats, you know records and plays and penalties, oh my! You see, this quiz may be a challenge for some, but if you're as big of a fan as we think you are, well, you'll be celebrating in the end zone soon enough!

Come on! Enough delay of game already! Get out on the field! It's time to see how well you know the players of the National Football League! Hut! Hut! 

Joe Flacco, Michael Crabtree, Lamar Jackson

Did you know that the Baltimore Ravens were established only 22 years ago in 1996? It wasn't long before they won their first AFC championship in 2000! The current head coach is John Harbaugh.

Andy Dalton, A.J. Green, Brandon LaFell

The Cincinnati Bengals compete in the AFC North and are currently coached by Marvin Lewis. The team has appeared in the playoffs 15 times since 1968, but has never won the Super Bowl.

Jarvis Landry, Dontrell Hilliard, Carlos Hyde

All three of these players...Jarvis Landry, Dontrell Hilliard and Carlos Hyde are new to the Cleveland Browns as of the 2018 season. They will be coached by Hue Jackson, who has high hopes for them this year!

Landry Jones, Ben Roethlisberger, Joe Haden

Big Ben has played quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2004. He is a 2-time Super Bowl Champion. Jones joined the team in 2013, while Haden came along in 2017!

Andre Hal, J.J. Watt, Deshaun Watson

The Houston Texans were established just 18 years ago. They replaced the city's previous NFL franchise, the Houston Oilers, which moved to Tennessee and is now known as the Tennessee Titans!

Malik Hooker, Andrew Luck, Chester Rogers

Andrew Luck has led the Colts to three playoff appearances since 2012. He also earned a Pro Bowl selection in each season. In the 2013–14 NFL playoffs, he led the Colts to the second largest playoff comeback in NFL history!

Blake Bortles, Eli Ankou, Josh Lambo

Did you know that Shahid Khan is the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars? This Pakistani-American billionaire is also the owner of the English Premier League team Fulham F.C., and automobile parts manufacturer Flex-N-Gate in Urbana, Illinois.

Austin Barnard, Kevin Byard, Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota was drafted by the Titans second overall in the 2015 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oregon, where he was the starting quarterback from 2012 to 2014.

Vontae Davis, Phillip Gaines, AJ McCarron

Established on October 28, 1959, the Buffalo Bills are a member of the AFC East. Though they have made 14 playoff appearances, the team has never won the Super Bowl!

Andre Branch, Ryan Tannehill, Frank Gore

Andrew Branch is a defensive end who wears No. 50 for the Miami Dolphins. He played college football at Clemson and was selected as the 38th overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman

Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman are not only teammates, they are friends as well. Both Gronk and Edelman are reliable receivers for Tom Brady.

Isaiah Crowell, Lac Edwards, Morris Claiborne

The New York Jets were established on August 14, 1959 as the New York Titans, and their first season was in 1960. As members of the AFC East, they are nicknamed Gang Green and coached by Todd Bowles.

Dion Sims, Nick Kwiatkoski, Mitchel Trubisky

The Chicago Bears are one of the oldest teams in the League. Alongside the Arizona Cardinals, they are one of the only two remaining franchises from the NFL's founding in 1920! Their mascot is Staley Da Bear.

Ameer Abdullah, Marvin Jones, Darius Slay

Ameer Abdullah was born on June 13, 1993 in Homewood, Alabama. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 2nd round of the 2015 NFL Draft and plays running back.

Aaron Rodgers, Quinten Rollins, Blake Martinez

Aaron Rodgers has been the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers since 2005. He led the team to a Super Bowl championship on February 6, 2011 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Dalvin Cook, Anthony Barr, Trevor Siemian

Due to geographic and cultural proximity, the Vikings' foremost rival is the Green Bay Packers. There are some fans, however, who feel that the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions rival just as much - so long as they're having a good season!

Matt Ryan, Brian Poole, Terrell McClain

Picked number 3 overall in the 2008 NFL Draft, Matt Ryan was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year that same year. He appeared in Super Bowl LI against the New England Patriots and was defeated 34-28 in overtime.

Colin Jones, Cam Newton, Christian McCaffrey

Though the Panthers have won the NFC Championship twice, in 2003 and 2015, they have not yet won the Super Bowl. Their current coach is Ron Rivera, who played for the Chicago Bears from 1984 - 1992!

Drew Brees, Demario Davis, Vonn Bell

Established on November 1, 1966, the New Orleans Saints was founded by John W. Mecom Jr., David Dixon and the city of New Orleans! The name "Saints" is an allusion to November 1 being All Saints Day in the Catholic faith - and New Orleans' large Catholic population.

Cameron Brate, Chandler Catanzaro, Freddie Martino

Did you know that over the course of 41 seasons, the Buccaneers have compiled an overall record of 256–402–1, with a regular-season record of 250–393–1 and a playoff record of 6–9? They currently play at Raymond James Stadium and are coached by Dirk Koetter.

J.J. Nelson, Chandler Jones, David Johnson

Did you know that the Cardinals were founded as the Morgan Athletic Club in 1898, and are the oldest continuously run professional football team in the United States?! Since becoming an official NFL team in 1920, the team has made ten playoff appearances.

Brandin Cooks, Malcolm Brown, Jared Goff

Malcolm Brown was signed by the Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2015. On January 3, 2016, in the regular season finale, he made his NFL debut and had four carries for 17 yards in a 19–16 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Jimmy Garoppolo, Jeff Locke, Trent Taylor

Jimmy Garoppolo played college football at Eastern Illinois and was drafted in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots. As the backup to Tom Brady, Garoppolo won two Super Bowls. He was traded to the 49ers in October of 2017 and had a 7-0 start with his new team!

Jon Ryan, Byron Maxwell, Tyler Ott

Since 1974, the Seattle Seahawks have made 16 playoff appearances, earning one Super Bowl championship in 2013. They have been coached by Pete Carroll since 2010.

Case Keenum, Marquette King, Chris Harris

Casey Austin "Case" Keenum has through for 8.771 yards in his NFL career. He joined the Broncos in 2018 following a stint with the Vikings, as well as several years with the Texans and Rams.

Harrison Butker, Kendall Fuller, Elijah Marks

Did you know that Andy Reid has been the current head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs since 2013? This is his second role as head coach - prior to that he worked with the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999 - 2012!

Hayes Pullard, Philip Rivers, Brandon Mebane

Philip Rivers played college football at NC State, and was drafted in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft with the fourth overall pick by the New York Giants. The Giants immediately traded him to the Chargers for their first overall pick, quarterback Eli Manning!

Derek Carr, Mario Edwards, Marcus Gilchrist

The colors of the Oakland Raider are silver and black. Their fight song is "The Autumn Wind" and they are known as Men in Black and Raider Nation!

Dan Bailey, Ezekiel Elliott, Jeff Heath

Who is America's Team? The Dallas Cowboys, of course! Owned by Jerry Jones, the Dallas Cowboys have won five Super Bowl Championships since 1971!

Eli Manning, Calvin Munson, Damon Harrison

Damon Harrison joined the New York Giants in 2016 after playing 3 years with the New York Jets! He played college football at William Penn University.

Alshon Jeffery, Matt Jones, Nick Foles

Did you know that the Philadelphia Eagles consistently rank in the top three in attendance and have sold out every game since the 1999 season? In a Sports Illustrated poll of 321 NFL players, Eagles fans were selected the most intimidating fans in the NFL!

Kevin Hogan, Rob Kelley, Paul Richardson

Kevin Hogan played college football for Stanford University and was their starting quarterback from 2012 to 2015. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, played a short time for the Cleveland Browns, and has been with the Redskins since 2018.

Deion Jones, Austin Hooper, Damontae Kazee

Deion Jones and Austin Hooper have been with the Falcons since they were both drafted by the team in 2016. Damontae Kazee was selected 149th overall by the Falcons in the 2017 NFL Draft!

Michael Palardy, Greg Olsen, Wes Horton

Born in 1985, Greg Olsen has been a Carolina Panther since 2011. He has been selected to the Pro Bowl three times and holds an NFL record as the first tight end in league history to record three consecutive seasons with 1,000 receiving yards!

Craig Robertson, Thomas Morstead, Alex Okafor

The New Orleans Saints team was founded by John W. Mecom Jr., David Dixon and the city of New Orleans in 1966. Since then, they have won just one Super Bowl champsionship, having appeared in the playoffs 11 times!

Trey Flowers, Chris Hogan, Devin McCourty

Devin McCourty was selected 27th overall in the 2010 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots. Trey Flowers came along in 2015 and Chris Hogan joined the team in 2016!

Devontae Booker, Adam Gotsis, Jamal Carter

Did you know the Denver Broncos were previously nicknamed Orange Crush? The team changed its nickname in 2015 to No Fly Zone! They are coached by Vance Joseph and owned by Pat Bowlen.

Russell Wilson, K.J. Wright, Marcus Smith

Russell Wilson was selected by the Seahawks in the 2012 NFL Draft. One year later in the 2013 season, he led the team to a Super Bowl championship against the Denver Broncos!

Darnell Leslie, Tyler Matakevich, Jesse James

The 2018 Pittsburgh Steelers season will be the franchise's 86th season as a professional sports franchise and as a member of the National Football League. It will also mark the 19th season under leadership of general manager Kevin Colbert and the twelfth under head coach Mike Tomlin!

Andrew Sendejo, Ryan Quigley, Eric Kendricks

The 2018 season will be the Minnesota Vikings' 58th in the National Football League! It will be their third season playing their home games at U.S. Bank Stadium and their fifth season under head coach Mike Zimmer.

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