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New York Jets

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New York Jets1. The Jets began in 1960 in the American Football League. What was their original name?

  • Cowboys
  • Titans
  • Falcons

2. Where did the team play their home games from 1960 to 1963?

  • Shea Stadium
  • Polo Grounds
  • Yankee Stadium

3. In 1965, the Jets signed University of Alabama quarterback Joe Namath, who chose to sign with the Jets. Who held the NFL rights to Namath?

  • St. Louis Cardinals
  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Los Angeles Rams

4. In Super Bowl III, the Jets became the first AFL team to win against the superior NFL team. Who did they beat?

  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Baltimore Colts
  • Cleveland Browns

5. The Jets played in the famous November 17, 1968 Heidi Game. The Jets scored late to take a 32�29 lead over the Oakland Raiders with 1:05 left. Who came back to win the game 43-32.

  • Jets
  • Raiders
  • Falcons

6. During the first two seasons, who was the head coach?

  • Sammy Baugh
  • Dale Webb
  • Mark Reynolds

7. What head coach had the best record at .604%?

  • Webb Ewbank
  • Walt Michaels
  • Bill Parcells

8. The team's colors are Hunter Green and White. What was the original colors?

  • Purple and Gold
  • Kelly Green and White
  • Blue and Gold

9. In the 2000 NFL Draft, the Jets had four first round selections. They drafted Defensive Ends Shaun Ellis, John Abraham, tight end Anthony Becht. Who was the fourth?

  • Quarterback Chad Pennington
  • Quarterback Galen Hall
  • Cornerback Matt Miller

10. This Hall of Fame wide receiver played for the Jets from 1960 to 1972. Who is he?

  • George Sauer, Jr.
  • Al Toon
  • Don Maynard

New York Jets [Answers]

  1. Titans
  2. Polo Grounds
  3. St. Louis Cardinals
  4. Baltimore Colts
  5. Raiders
  6. Sammy Baugh
  7. Bill Parcells
  8. Blue and Gold
  9. Quarterback Chad Pennington
  10. Don Maynard

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