Packer Trivia: 1982 season

There aren't too many seasons in Packer history with as many twists and turns as 1982. The promising campaign began with two victories and then was put on hold by a protracted players strike. When the games resumed 62 days later, the Packers defeated the Minnesota Vikings and were on their way to their first playoff berth since 1972.

How much do you remember about that herky-jerky campaign? Here are 11 questions plus a stumper on the 1982 Packers.

1. Who coached the 1982 Green Bay Packers?
A. Forrest Gregg
B. Lindy Infante
C. Bart Starr
D. Dan Devine

2. Which team did the Packers not play for the first time since 1922 because of the players strike?
A. Detroit Lions
B. Philadelphia Eagles
C. Chicago Bears
D. Minnesota Vikings

3. Who set a Packer record by blocking kicks in four consecutive games in 1982?
A. Mark Murphy
B. Gary Lewis
C. Johnnie Gray
D. Mike Butler

4. Which Packer linebacker earned All-NFC honors by Pro Football Weekly in 1982 for the only post-season award of his eight-year Green Bay career?
A. John Anderson
B. Rich Wingo
C. George Cumby
D. Mike Douglass

5. Which future Packer Hall of Famer led the team with three interceptions in 1982?
A. John Anderson
B. Mike McCoy
C. Mark Lee
D. Maurice Harvey

6. Name the rookie who averaged 22.6 yards on his 10 receptions, scored two touchdowns and ranked ninth in the NFC in punt returns.
A. Phillip Epps
B. Del Rodgers
C. Mark Murphy
D. Mike Jolly

7. Who led the 1982 Packers with a career-low 35 receptions?
A. Paul Coffman
B. James Lofton
C. Ron Cassidy
D. John Jefferson

8. Which Heisman Trophy winner was the only player to rush for 100 yards against the Packers in 1982?
A. Johnny Rodgers
B. Earl Campbell
C. Billy Sims
D. Freeman McNeil

9. Name the team the Packers crushed 41-16 in the first round of the 1982 Super Bowl Tournament Jan. 8, 1983 at Lambeau Field.
A. Detroit Lions
B. Los Angeles Rams
C. St. Louis Cardinals
D. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

10. Name the team that defeated the Packers 37-26 in the second round of the 1982 Super Bowl Tournament Jan. 16, 1983.
A. Washington Redskins
B. Dallas Cowboys
C. New York Giants
D. Atlanta Falcons

11. Whose 22-yard interception return for a touchdown in the second playoff game was the second defensive score in Packer playoff history?
A. Mark Lee
B. Tim Lewis
C. Estus Hood
D. Johnnie Gray

STUMPER
Which Packer scored on runs of 83 and 71 yards during the 1982 season (including playoffs)?


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