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Trivial Matters

Sept. 29, 2003
Sept. 29, 2003

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Sept. 29, 2003

Trivial Matters

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This is an article from the Sept. 29, 2003 issue Original Layout

Euro Pass Entering this season 24 alumni of the NFL Europe League
(which began in 1991) had started at quarterback in the NFL. This
year six NFL teams have started a former NFL Europe player at QB.
Which of these signal-callers doesn't fall into that category?

a. Kelly Holcomb c. Jon Kitna
b. Doug Johnson d. Kurt Warner

THREE RINGS Fourteen players have won both a World Bowl
championship and a Super Bowl. Who is the only one of them who
also played for a college football national title team?

THIS WEEK'S MATCHUP Last season's NFL Pro Bowl in Honolulu
featured eight former NFL Europe players. Pair the Pro Bowler
with the team he played for across the pond.

1. La'Roi Glover a. Amsterdam Admirals
2. Dante Hall b. Barcelona Dragons
3. Brad Johnson c. London Monarchs
4. Adam Vinatieri d. Scottish Claymores

CALL TO ORDER Rank these current NFL wide receivers in order of
their career touchdown catches in the NFLEL.

a. Brian Finneran, Falcons
b. Matt Hatchette, Jaguars
c. Marcus Robinson, Ravens
d. Bill Schroeder, Lions

ANSWERS

EURO PASS b. the Falcons' Doug Johnson has not played in Europe.
The Browns' Holcomb played for Barcelona in 1996, the Bengals'
Kitna for Barcelona in '97, and the Rams' Warner for Amsterdam in
'98.

THREE RINGS Offensive lineman Kipp Vickers was on the 1989 and
'91 national champion Miami Hurricanes, the '95 World Bowl
champion Frankfurt Galaxy and the 2000 Super Bowl champion
Ravens.

THIS WEEK'S MATCHUP: 1. b ; 2. d; 3. c; 4. a

CALL TO ORDER: Finneran (eight touchdowns for the 1999 Dragons);
Hatchette (seven for the 2003 Admirals); Schroeder (six for the
'97 Fire); Robinson (five for the '98 Fire)