I know many football fans enjoy testing their knowledge of NFL trivia from time to time. So occasionally I do a little free NFL trivia contest type article, with no prizes offered. This article will be NFL trivia about quarterbacks, the answers will be provided at the end of the article. I hope you enjoy my NFL quarterback trivia questions and please leave a comment to tell me how you did. You can also read one of my other football trivia articles by clicking this link.
NFL Quarterback Trivia Questions
1 Who was the first quarterback to be named a Super Bowl MVP?
2 John Elway had a hall of fame career with the Denver Broncos, who did not draft him. What NFL team drafted John Elway and why did they trade him to the Denver Broncos?
3 This former Seattle Seahawk is currently ranked third for the most passes thrown in a rookie season.
4 This Cleveland Brown quarterback completed 91.3 percent of his passes against the Los Angeles Rams in one NFL game. By completing 21 of 23 passes he set the single game passing percentage record, who is he?
5 Here is a NFL quarterback trivia question I bet ya don’t get. Two quarterbacks are tied for leading the NFL in passing yards for the most seasons, at 5. Dan Marino is one of them, who is the other?
6 Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs won Super Bowls with 3 different quarterbacks, name 2 of the 3.
7 When Roger Staubach retired he was replaced by Danny White on the Dallas Cowboys. What other position did Danny White play for the Cowboys?
8 Steve Young had a rather nice career with the San Francisco 49ers, but which was his first NFL team?
9 Former Bengals quarterback Jack Thompson had a unique nickname, what was it?
10 What former Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback was nicknamed “Slash?”
NFL Quarterback Trivia Answers
1 Bart Starr in the Super Bowl 1 35 to 10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. He also won the award in the 2nd Super Bowl against the Raiders.
2 John Elway was drafted by the Colts but threatened to play major league baseball if they didn’t trade him.
3 Rick Mirer threw 486 passes for the Seattle Seahawks in 1983.
4 Vinnie Testaverde
5 Sonny Jurgensen, Philadelphia, 1961-62; Washington, 1966-67, 1969
6 Joe Theismann, Mark Rypien and Doug Williams. Williams was the first African American quarterback to win a Super Bowl. Read more about African American quarterbacks by clicking this link.
7 Danny White was the punter for the Dallas Cowboys for several seasons.
8 Steve Young played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before he was a 49er.
9 The Throwin’ Samoan,”
10 Kordell Stewart.