Below are the answers to the All Sports Daily Newsletter trivia questions. How’d you do?
Sept. 18, 2017
Q. The Broncos have the Cowboys’ number. Sunday’s win was Denver’s sixth straight over Dallas. Who is the last Cowboys QB to beat the Broncos?
A. Troy Aikman led the Cowboys over John Elway’s Broncos in Week 2 of the 1995 season in a 31-21 win. The Cowboys, of course, went on to win their last Super Bowl that season.
Sept. 15, 2017
Q: The Bengals haven’t scored a touchdown all season. Who was the last player to score for the Bengals? Hint: He’s no longer on the team.
A: Rex Burkhead, now of the Patriots, vs. the Ravens in Week 17 of the 2016 regular season.
Sept. 14, 2017
Q: How many starting QBs have the Texans had since Bill O’Brien took over in 2014?
A: The Texans have had nine starting QBs since 2014, one more than the Browns in that time span.
Sept. 13, 2017
Q: The 2017 Indians and the ‘Moneyball’ 2002 Athletics are the only modern MLB teams to win 20 games straight. Can you name the franchise with the second-longest win streak at 16?
A: The Kansas City Royals won 16 games straight in 1977. The 2001 Mariners, 2000 Braves and 1991 Twins all won 15 in a row.
Sept. 12, 2017
Q: The Broncos have one of the NFL’s longest streaks for winning their opener. When is the last time Denver fell in Week 1?
A: The Broncos fell to the Raiders, 23-20, in a wild Monday Night opener in 2011. They’ve since won their last six openers.
Sept. 11, 2017
Q: The Jags got after the Texans on Sunday to win their opener, 29-7. Before Sunday, when was the last season when Jacksonville started 1-0?
A: The Jaguars last season-opening win before Sunday came in 2011 when Luke McCown led Jacksonville to a 16-14 win over the Titans.
Sept. 8, 2017
Q: Prior to his Chiefs beating the Patriots Thursday night, how many times had Andy Reid defeated Bill Belichick?
A: Just once! It was the infamousgame for the Patriots after a Monday Night Football loss in 2014. Reid’s record now stands at 2-5 vs. Belichick.
Sept. 7, 2017
Q: With the Chiefs and Patriots kicking the season off tonight, which “ball carrier” scored the first touchdown of the 2016 NFL season?
A: Why it was Andy Janovich of the Denver Broncos, of course. The Broncos fullback continued the tradition of a fullback scoring the first touchdown of the season for the.
Sept. 6, 2017
Q: Hurricane Irma has postponed Dolphins-Bucs in Week 1, meaning both teams will play 16 games straight with no bye. The NFL used to not have bye weeks at all. When was the last season where every team played 16 games straight?
A: The 1990 season was the last season where NFL teams played all 16 games without a bye. The league built bye weeks into the schedule starting in 1991.
Sept. 5, 2017
Q: Over the past 50 years, only two NCAA football teams have won the national title after losing their first game of the season. Can you name them?
A: USC, 1974 and Miami (Florida), 1983
Sept. 4, 2017
Q: What is the largest ever margin of victory for a Week 1 NFL game?
A: 55 points, 1973 (Atlanta Falcons 62, New Orleans Saints 7)
Sept. 1, 2017
Q: Nick Saban’s done a lot of winning in his college coaching career, but he’s only finished one season undefeated. What year was it?
A: 2009, Alabama (14-0)
Aug. 31, 2017
Q: Who was the last Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback to also be named a first-team NFL All-Pro by the Associated Press?
A: Cam Newton (Heisman: 2010, All-Pro: 2015)
Aug. 30, 2017
Q: Who was the last NFL QB to finish a game with a zero passer rating (minimum 10 pass attempts)?
A: Peyton Manning, Broncos, 2015 (5-20, 35 yards, 4 interceptions, 0 TDs)
Aug. 29, 2017
Q: What’s the most home runs any MLB player has hit in the month of September?
A: 17, Albert Belle (1995) and Babe Ruth (1927)
Aug. 28, 2017
Q: Which players are tied for the record for most consecutive MLB games with a home run?
A: Ken Griffey Jr. (1993), Don Mattingly (1987) and Dale Long (1956) all homered in eight straight games
Aug. 25, 2017
Q: Who was the last NFL quarterback to win a Super Bowl after beginning the season as a backup?
A: Tom Brady, 2001 (replaced Drew Bledsoe after he was injured for the season in Week 2)
Aug. 24, 2017
Q: Who is the heaviest NFL player of all time?
A: Aaron Gibson, 410 pounds (Lions, Cowboys, Bears, 1999-2004)
Aug. 23, 2017
Q: Who is the only player under 6-foot-1 to win the NBA MVP award?
A: Allen Iverson (2000-01)
Aug. 22, 2017
Q: Who was the last former champion boxer to retire undefeated with at least 50 wins?
A: Ricardo Lopez (retired at 51-0-1)
Aug. 21, 2017
Q: Which NFL team has the longest active postseason drought?
A: Buffalo Bills, 17 seasons (last playoff appearance was 1999)
Aug. 18, 2017
Q: Who holds the NFL rookie record for most sacks in a single season?
A: Jevon Kearse (14.5), Tennessee Titans, 1999