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Trivia Tuesday: 6/17 (Answers in RED)
Each week we'll test your knowledge of the New England Patriots. Tell us what you think the answers are and get entered into a weekly givaway. Actual answers will be posted in this space next week.
1) In 1993 the Patriots held the first pick in the Draft. They chose Drew Bledsoe. Who was the one other player they were considering?
A: Ryan Leaf
B: Rick Mirer - a close debate, but Bledsoe was thought to have the better arm
C: Trent Dilfer
D: Tommy Maddox
2) What year were the Patriots founded?
B: 1959 - founded 1959, played their first season 1960 (Boston Patriots)
3) Which player has the most receptions in Franchise history?
A: Troy Brown - broke Stanley Morgan's record (534) Nov 2006. Brown has 557 now.
B: Stanley Morgan
C: Ben Coates
D: Irving Fryar
4) Who owned the Patriots before the Kraft Family?
A: Victor Kiam
B: Billy Sullivan
C: James Orthwein - Sullivan, Kiam, Orthwein then the Krafts
D: None of the above
5) The Patriots have Drafted how many quarterbacks in the first round over the last 20 years (since 1988)?
D: none of the above - 1 Drew Bledsoe (1993)
6) Which Hall of Fame worthy quarterbacks were drafted by the Patriots
A: Fran Tarkenton
B: Jim Plunkett
C: Drew Bledsoe
D: Both B and C
E: All of the above - Bledsoe (1993), Plunkett (1971), Tarkenton (1961) AFL, he went to the Vikings in the NFL before the leagues merged
7) Who scored the first touchdown for the Patriots in the 2007 regular season?
A: Laurence Maroney
B: Sammy Morris
C: Randy Moss
D: Wes Welker -- vs NYJ (9/9) 20th play (not incl KO), 3rd and 8 from Jets 11. Pass from Brady
8) What is Laurence Maroney's nickname?
A: "Big Dog"
C: Kool Aid
9) How many Super Bowls have the Patriots been in?
D: 6 -- SB XX- L 46-10 vs Bears; SB XXXI - L 35-21 vs Packers; SB XXXVI - W 20-17 vs Rams; SB XXXVIII- W 32-29 vs Panthers; SB XXXIX - W 24-21 vs Eagles; SB XLII L 17-14 vs Giants
10) The Patriots had 10 picks headed into in the 2007 NFL Draft. How many of the players they selected are still on the team?
B: 2 - Only 2 out of 9: Brandon Meriweather (1st round), Mike Richardson (6th round)