The Panthers' shocking 24-13 victory over the Vikings on Sunday
was Carolina's first opening-day win since 1996, and it snapped
the NFL's longest Week 1 losing streak at four games. Which team
has the longest active winning streak in season openers?
September 16, 2001
The Cowboys' Emmitt Smith ran for 40 yards against the Bucs on
Sunday, giving him 15,206 career yards and leaving him 1,520 shy
of Walter Payton's alltime rushing record. Now in his 12th
season, Smith has led Dallas in rushing every year of his
career. In fact, since 1977 only three other players have led
the Cowboys in rushing. Who are they?
THIS WEEK'S MATCHUP
Match the following rookies with the colleges they attended:
1. Jason Brookins a. North Carolina
2. Bill Gramatica b. Pittsburgh
3. Alge Crumpler c. South Florida
4. Kevan Barlow d. Lane College
CALL TO ORDER
Put these NFL quarterbacks in order of career starts from most
a. Randall Cunningham
b. Vinny Testaverde
c. Brett Favre
d. Jeff George
FLYING START: c. The Dolphins. Miami has won its season opener
every year since 1992.
TEXAS HEAT: Tony Dorsett (1977-86), Herschel Walker (1987-88),
Paul Palmer (1989).
THIS WEEK'S MATCHUP: 1. d; 2. c; 3. a; 4. b
CALL TO ORDER: 1. Testaverde (163); 2. Favre (142); 3. Cunningham
(133); 4. George (123)