141 NFL Trivia Questions (And Answers): Can You Get A Touchdown?

Lydia Samson
Dec 12, 2023 By Lydia Samson
Originally Published on Jan 19, 2021
Edited by Luca Demetriou
Josh Allen during an NFL game at Raymond James Stadium

Are you the ultimate football fanatic eagerly awaiting the NFL season playoffs? If you can't get enough of the heart-pounding action in America's favorite football league, then this NFL trivia is tailor-made for you!

Get ready to put your NFL knowledge to the test! From mind-boggling rules to captivating player stories and intriguing club histories, this trivia has it all.

The NFL is known for its thrilling moments, so why not turn it into a fun challenge? Grab your favorite game-day snacks, round up your friends and family, and find out who reigns as the ultimate NFL trivia champion! Get ready for a touchdown of knowledge and loads of laughter!

NFL Rules Trivia

Discover the captivating world of Super Bowl history and explore lesser-known game regulations. Whether you're a die-hard fan or looking to level up your NFL knowledge, this trivia is perfect for you. Grab your favorite team jersey, gather your fellow football fanatics, and kick off this exciting journey through the fascinating world of NFL rules!

1. Question: To reach the red zone, the football team has to drive to what yard line?

Answer: 20.

2. Question: What is the length of the end zone?

Answer: 10 yd (9 m).

3. Question: In the NFL, how many players are on the defense?

Answer: 11.

4. Question: In the NFL, how many players are there in the offense?

Answer: 11.

5. Question: How long is a field supposed to be in an NFL game?

Answer: 100 yd (91 m).

6. Question: The NFL rules cannot be changed until the season is over. True or false?

Answer: True.

7. Question: Is it possible for a Super Bowl to end in a tie?

Answer: No.

8. Question: Does a two-minute warning exist in an NFL game?

Answer: Yes.

9. Question: What is the duration of halftime in the NFL?

Answer: 12 minutes.

10. Question: Can a coach challenge an official’s judgment call in an NFL game?

Answer: No.

11. Question: If a player goes out of bounds, does the clock stop?

Answer: Yes.

12. Question: How many player units are in a single team?

Answer: Three.

13. Question: How is the second half of an American football game started?

Answer: A kickoff.

14. Question: Where do the kickoffs usually take place?

Answer: At the 35 yd (32 m) line.

15. Question: Who gets the ball’s possession in case of overtime?

Answer: It is determined by a coin toss.

16. Question: How many points is a touchdown worth in an NFL game?

Answer: Six.

17. Question: Which player throws the football in an American football game?

Answer: The quarterback.

18. Question: Which NFL player catches the ball during a game?

Answer: The wide receiver.

19. Question: Which player runs with the football in an American football game?

Answer: The running back.

20. Question: Which is the position in a game that does not get the football passed to them?

Answer: The cornerback.

21. Question: At which field position does the play begin?

Answer: At the line of scrimmage.

22. Question: How many ways can the ball be advanced by a quarterback?

Answer: Two.

23. Question: Do all NFL teams switch ends after every quarter?

Answer: Yes.

24. Question: How many timeouts does each team get in every half?

Answer: Three.

25. Question: Once the last play ends, how soon should the next play begin?

Answer: Within 40 seconds.

26. Question: Are there umpires in the NFL games?

Answer: Yes.

27. Question: Who has the final say on the field during a game?

Answer: The referee.

28. Question: Who protects the quarterback by blocking the defensive players?

Answer: The offensive lineman.

29. Question: Do the punter and the place-kicker have the same function?

Answer: No.

30. Question: How many points is safety worth?

Answer: Two.

NFL Trivia Questions And Answers

Challenge your expertise with questions covering iconic players, memorable moments, astonishing records, and jaw-dropping feats. From the rich history of the NFL to the excitement of the present day, this trivia will delight football fans like you.

Gather your fellow fans, grab your game-day snacks, and let the fun begin as you explore the fascinating world of the NFL together!

31. Question: Which NFL team has won the most league championships?

Answer: Green Bay Packers.

32. Question: How many times have the New York Giants won the Super Bowl?

Answer: Four Super Bowls.

33. Question: Which team has won the Super Bowl and gone undefeated in the regular season?

Answer: The Miami Dolphins.

34. Question: What were the Chicago Bears called initially?

Answer: Decatur Staleys.

35. Question: What was the Dallas Cowboys defense nicknamed during the '60s and '70s?

Answer: Doomsday Defense.

37. Question: Which team was defeated by the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV?

Answer: Minnesota Vikings.

38. Question: Why did the New York Titans become the New York Jets?

Answer: They are close to LaGuardia Airport.

39. Question: Which city were the Los Angeles Rams representing when they won an NFL championship in 1999?

Answer: St. Louis.

40. Question: Who won the first Super Bowl?

Answer: Green Bay Packers.

41. Question: Who is the head coach of the Miami Dolphins team?

Answer: Mike McDaniel.

42. Question: When did the Detroit Lions become the team to win two NFL championships back-to-back?

Answer: In 1952 and 1953.

43. Question: Which team was defeated by the Washington Redskins in overtime during the 2012 NFL season?

Answer: Baltimore Ravens.

44. Question: What was the record of the Denver Broncos team during their first season?

Answer: 7-5-2.

45. Question: Where and when was the first NFL Super Bowl held?

Answer: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, January 15, 1967.

46. Question: How many rounds are there in an NFL Draft?

Answer: Seven.

47. Question: How much does a Super Bowl ring cost?

Answer: About $5 million.

48. Question: Who is the Lombardi Trophy named after?

Answer: Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi.

49. Question: What was the National Football League initially called?

Answer: The American Professional Football Association or the APFA.

50. Question: What are NFL footballs made of?

Answer: Cowhide.

51. Question: Which NFL team has a big cat as their mascot?

Answer: The Carolina Panthers.

52. Question: Which NFL team is named after their first coach?

Answer: The Cleveland Browns.

53. Question: Which NFL team shares its official logo with Georgia University?

Answer: Green Bay Packers.

55. Question: Which was the first team to win five Super Bowls?

Answer: The San Francisco 49ers.

56. Question: What is the official theme song of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

Answer: 'Hey Hey Tampa Bay'.

57. Question: Which team has the player Beattie Feathers played for?

Answer: The Chicago Bears.

59. Question: Which NFL team features their logo only on one side of their helmet?

Answer: The Pittsburgh Steelers.

60. Question: Which team won the NFC Championship in the 1998 season but lost to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXXIII?

Answer: Atlanta Falcons.

61. Question: What is the name of the NFL team in New Orleans?

Answer: New Orleans Saints.

62. Question: Which team was the first to have an undefeated season and win the Super Bowl in the same year?

Answer: Miami Dolphins.

63. Question: Which NFL team defeated the New England Patriots in two Super Bowls, both times denying them a perfect season?

Answer: New York Giants.

64. Question: In which stadium do the New York Giants play their home games?

Answer: MetLife Stadium.

65. Question: How many offensive rookies have won the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award?

Answer: One.

66. Question: Who holds the record for the most career interceptions in NFL history?

Answer: Paul Krause.

67. Question: Which team used to be known as the San Diego Chargers before moving to Los Angeles?

Answer: Los Angeles Chargers.

68. Question: Which prestigious institution honors the greatest players, coaches, and contributors to the sport of football?

Answer: Pro Football Hall of Fame.

69. Question: Which NFL team has won the most Super Bowl championships?

Answer: New England Patriots.

NFL Team Trivia

From iconic stadiums to legendary players, this trivia game has it all. Whether you're a fan or looking to brush up on your football knowledge, this is the perfect opportunity to test your skills.

Grab your lucky jersey, gather your friends and family, and get ready to tackle mind-bending NFL questions. It's time to kick off the games and see who emerges as the ultimate football aficionado!

70. Question: Which states have three NFL teams?

Answer: Florida and California.

71. Question: Who selects the players for the Pro Bowl?

Answer: Coaches, players, and fans.

72. Question: Which team member from the Buffalo Bills holds the NFL sack record for most career interceptions?

Answer: Bruce Smith.

73. Question: Which player from the Oakland Raiders wore a jersey with the ‘00’ number?

Answer: Jim Otto.

74. Question: Which division of the NFL do the Philadelphia Eagles belong to?

Answer: NFC East.

75. Question: How many teams are there in the NFL?

Answer: 32 teams.

76. Question: Which team has the most Hall of Fame players?

Answer: Chicago Bears.

77. Question: Which teams have had a perfect American football season as of 2023?

Answer: Chicago Bears and New England Patriots.

78. Question: Which NFL team has the most Super Bowl wins?

Answer: Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots.

79. Question: Which team has appeared in the Super Bowl the most times?

Answer: The New England Patriots.

80. Question: Which teams have never played in a Super Bowl?

Answer: Jacksonville Jaguars, Cleveland Browns, Houston Texans, and Detroit Lions.

81. Question: Which team has had the most losses in the Super Bowl?

Answer: Denver Broncos and New England Patriots.

82. Question: Which NFL team has played a Super Bowl in its home stadium?

Answer: Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

83. Question: Who has been the oldest player to play in a Super Bowl??

Answer: Tom Brady.

84. Question: Who is the NFL player with the most rushing yards in a Super Bowl?

Answer: Timmy Smith.

85. Question: Which player has won Super Bowl MVP the maximum times?

Answer: Tom Brady.

86. Question: Which NFL team holds the record for scoring eight touchdowns in one Super Bowl?

Answer: The San Francisco 49ers.

87. Question: Which player has won a Super Bowl as a player and a coach?

Answer: Tom Flores, Mike Ditka, and Tony Dungy.

88. Question: What is the mascot's name for the Dallas Cowboys?

Answer: Rowdy, a smiling buckaroo.

89. Question: Which team has a lightning bolt on their helmets?

Answer: Los Angeles Chargers.

90. Question: In the 2007 season, which NFL team did Reggie Wayne play for?

Answer: Indianapolis Colts.

91. Question: Which NFL team is fondly called 'America's Team'?

Answer: The Dallas Cowboys.

92. Question: Which NFL team uses purple and gold as their official colors?

Answer: The Minnesota Vikings.

93. Question: Which NFL team defeated the Miami Dolphins in their first Super Bowl?

Answer: The Dallas Cowboys.

94. Question: Which team has won the most Super Bowl championships in NFL history?

Answer: Pittsburgh Steelers.

95. Question: Which team holds the record for the most Super Bowl appearances?

Answer: New England Patriots.

96. Question: Which team won Super Bowl 50 with a dominant defense led by Von Miller?

Answer: Denver Broncos.

97. Question: Which team won the Super Bowl of the 2021-2022 season?

Answer: Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

98. Question: Which team's quarterback, Patrick Mahomes, led them to a Super Bowl victory in the 2019-2020 season?

Answer: Kansas City Chiefs.

99. Question: Which team had the first overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft?

Answer: Jacksonville Jaguars.

100. Question: Which NFL team represents Seattle, Washington?

Answer: Seattle Seahawks.

101. Question: Which team plays their home games in Glendale, Arizona?

Answer: Arizona Cardinals.

102. Question: Which legendary quarterback led the San Francisco 49ers to four Super Bowl victories in the '80s?

Answer: Joe Montana.

103. Question: Which team holds the record for the most passing yards in a single game?

Answer: Los Angeles Rams.

104. Question: Which team is the only team to have never appeared in a Super Bowl?

Answer: Detroit Lions.

105. Question: Which NFL head coach led the New York Giants to two Super Bowl victories?

Answer: Tom Coughlin.

Fun NFL Quiz

From iconic events to mind-blowing records, this quiz has it all. Grab your friends, put on your favorite team jersey, and get ready for an action-packed adventure. With jaw-dropping plays and unforgettable moments, this quiz will test your football knowledge to the max. So, get comfy, grab some snacks, and let the games begin!

106. Question: In which city is the Pro Football Hall of Fame located?

Answer: Canton, Ohio.

107. Question: What team holds the record for most consecutive playoff appearances?

Answer: The New England Patriots.

108. Question: Who won a Super Bowl in his rookie season?

Answer: Ben Roethlisberger.

109. Question: How many NFL teams are at each conference in the NFL?

Answer: 16.

110. Question: Who was the first overall pick in Houston Texans' history?

Answer: David Carr. ‍

111. Question: Which quarterback has thrown the most career interceptions in the big game?

Answer: Jim Hardy.

112. Question: Which NFL player has the nickname, honey badger?

Answer: Tyrann Mathieu.

113. Question: What's the name of the NFL player known as 'The Refrigerator'?

Answer: William Perry.

114. Question: Which NFL player caught 'the Helmet Catch' during the 42nd Super Bowl game?

Answer: David Tyree.

115. Question: What team did the Tennessee Titans defeat in the 'Music City Miracle' game on January 8, 2000? 

Answer: Buffalo Bills. ‍

116. Question: What team holds the record for most consecutive regular season wins?

Answer: Indianapolis Colts.

117. Question: Who owns the Buffalo Bills?

Answer: Terry and Kim Pegula.

118. Question: Who has the record for the most passing yards in a game?

Answer: Norm Van Brocklin.

119. Question: Who was the first non-quarterback to win the Super Bowl MVP?

Answer: Linebacker Chuck Howley.

120. Question: What is the name of the winning touchdown reception thrown by Joe Montana during the NFC Championship Game in 1981?

Answer: The Catch 20.

121. Question: Who holds the best rookie passer rating in NFL history?

Answer: Tom Brady.

122. Question: Who was the first NFL player to catch over 100 touchdown passes in a career?

Answer: Jerry Rice.

123. Question: Which team made their first Super Bowl appearance in 2004 at Super Bowl XXXVIII?

Answer: Carolina Panthers.

124. Question: Who is regarded as the greatest wide receiver in NFL history?

Answer: Jerry Rice.

125. Question: Which team plays its home games in Glendale, Arizona?

Answer: Arizona Cardinals.

126. Question: Which team had the first running back to rush for 10,000 career yards?

Answer: Cleveland Browns.

127. Question: Who owns the Oakland Raiders?

Answer: Mark Davis.

128. Question: Who was the first team to win five Super Bowls?

Answer: The Dallas Cowboys.

129. Question: Who was the first team to win four Super Bowls in a row?

Answer: Pittsburgh Steelers.

130. Question: When was the current Philadelphia Eagles logo made and adopted?

Answer: 1996.

131. Question: Which team won its Super Bowl after moving from another city and changing its name?

Answer: Baltimore Ravens.

132. Question: The Seattle Seahawks won their first Super Bowl by beating which team in Super Bowl XLVIII?

Answer: The Broncos.

133. Question: Who holds the NFL record for the most rushing yards in a single season?

Answer: Eric Dickerson.

134. Question: Who currently holds the record for the most rushing yards in NFL history?

Answer: Emmitt Smith.

135. Question: What team holds the record for most regular-season wins in a decade?

Answer: The New England Patriots.

136. Question: Which is the only non-profit NFL team?

Answer: Green Bay Packers.

137. Question: What is the most expensive NFL contract ever signed by a player?

Answer: Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs.

138. Question: Who was the first player to win three straight Super Bowls?

Answer: Ken Norton Jr.

139. Question: Who won the Super Bowl MVP award when the Green Bay Packers won in 1997 (XXXI)?

Answer: Desmond Howard.

140. Question: What US state has produced the most NFL Hall of Famer?

Answer: Mississippi.

141. Question: Who owns the Tennessee Titans?

Answer: Amy Adams Strunk.

NFL trivia is the ultimate playground for football enthusiasts like you. It's a chance to dive into the rich history, iconic moments, and mind-boggling records of the NFL.

By participating in this fun-filled adventure, you'll not only test your expertise but also deepen your love for the game. So, gather your friends, family, or fellow football fanatics, and get ready to embark on this thrilling journey through NFL trivia.

Have a blast and discover just how much you truly know about the game that brings NFL fans together.

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Written by Lydia Samson

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Lydia SamsonBachelor in Science specializing in Mass Communication

A diligent and driven mass communications graduate from Caleb University, Lydia has experience in media and a passion for digital marketing and communications. She is an effective communicator and team-builder with strong analytical, management, and organizational skills. She is a self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude.

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