Los Angeles Rams by BruceM

Champion(s):

PeskinK


Runner(s)-Up:

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I have to have a motto? NO ONE TOLD ME I HAD TO HAVE A MOTTO!


Quiz Description

A quiz about the Rams before they went to St. Louis in the first place.

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Questions:

What major U.S. city was home to the Rams from 1937 to 1945? The Rams moved to Los Angeles immediately after winning the NFL championship.

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Cleveland

Which quarterback/punter was a Ram from 1949-1957 before finishing his playing career in Philadelphia? Nicknamed "The Dutchman," he coached the Minnesota Vikings in the 1960s immediately before Bud Grant.

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Norm Van Brocklin

Which defensive end from Mississippi Valley State had 173.5 career sacks in 191 games? This "Secretary of Defense" played himself in a Brady Bunch episode in which Peter was bullied by football teammates for being in the glee club.

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Deacon Jones

Which tackle from Utah State made the Pro Bowl a record 14 straight times? This future broadcast partner of Dick Enberg joined the cast of Little House on the Prairie after Victor French left.

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Merlin Olsen

Which tackle not only played 12 years for the Giants and Rams, but also recorded the single "People Make the World' as a tribute to RFK? This ordained minister also founded American Neighborhood Enterprises and spoke at the 1984 Republican National Convention.

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Rosey Grier

Which end was the first black player to receive a football scholarship at Purdue? In addition to his 13-year career with the Rams, he played a cyclops in an episode of Lost in Space.

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Lamar Lundy

What was the collective nickname of the players asked about in questions 3-6?

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Fearsome Foursome

Either of two answers is acceptable. The Rams lost Super Bowl XIV to Pittsburgh. Name either the quarterback who threw for 212 yards and an interception in that game, or the running back who completed a touchdown pass to Ron Smith to give the Rams a third quarter lead.

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Vince Ferragamo; Lawrence McCutcheon

Which SMU running back, the second pick of the 1983 draft, rushed for 1,808 yards in his rookie season with the Rams -- and 2,105 yards the following season?

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Eric Dickerson

Which quarterback, a Ram from 1986 to 1993, flipped a table and shoved Jim Rome to the ground on a 1994 episode of Talk2, after Rome wouldn't stop referring to him by the name of a female tennis player?

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Jim Everett

Two answers required. From 1977 to 1994 the NFC West was a four-team division that included the Los Angeles Rams, San Francisco 49ers, and what two other teams?

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Atlanta Falcons; New Orleans Saints

Which owner was born Violet Frances Irwin in St. Louis in 1927? This former chorus girl was married to Carroll Rosenbloom when Rosenbloom drowned from a heart attack; she moved the Rams to St. Louis in 1995, threatening to sue the NFL for anti-trust violations after the league initially blocked the deal.

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Georgia Frontiere