Here is a little more trivia for the holiday weekend. Last week it was pointed out that 54 players on the Pats roster have never been part of another NFL organization. For those 34 other players, try to match as many as you can with the NFL team that they were last part of before joining the Patriots. But first, here are a few more questions from this group.
Note: for the purpose of this discussion, all players that finished the 2010 season with the Pats are considered to be part of the roster; i.e., players that were due to become free agents before the lockout, and practice squad players are included.
- What current Pats player has been with seven other NFL teams?
- Who are the three players that have been on four or more other teams?
- What team did Alge Crumpler last play for before joining the Pats?
- Name the four NFL teams no current Pats have ever been part of.
- How many former Raiders are with the Patriots?
- What team have five current Patriots played for?
- Name those five players.
- Which four teams have four or more Patriot players once been part of?
- Who are the three players that have rejoined the Pats after playing elsewhere?
- What two players were with the Colts before coming to New England?
- Name the two players that last played in Tampa Bay before becoming a Patriot.
- What NFL team originally drafted Eric Moore?
- Who are the two players that were once New York Jets?
- What team did Dan Connolly start his NFL career with?
- Who did Sammy Morris last play for prior to joining the Patriots?
Match the New England player to the team he most recently was a part of before joining the Patriots. (Apologies in advance for the (lack of) formatting.)
Kyle Arrington Bills
Thomas Austin Bears
Tully Banta-Cain Broncos
Josh Barrett Broncos
Leigh Bodden Browns
Deion Branch Browns
Carson Butler Bucs
Tony Carter Bucs
Thomas Clayton Chargers
Landon Cohen Chiefs
Dan Connolly Colts
Jonathan Crompton Colts
Alge Crumpler Dolphins
Marlon Favorite Dolphins
Shayne Graham Eagles
Darnell Jenkins Falcons
Matt Katula Giants
Mark LeVoir Giants
Bret Lockett Jaguars
Steve Maneri Jaguars
Brandon McGowan Jaguars
Eric Moore Jets
Sammy Morris Jets
Marques Murrell Lions
Rob Ninkovich Panthers
Quinn Ojinnaka Raiders
Jarrad Page Rams
Marcus Stroud Ravens
Fred Taylor Saints
Thad Turner Seahawks
Gerard Warren Texans
Wes Welker Titans
Tracy White Vikings
Danny Woodhead 49ers
Spoiler alert: here come the answers, in
1. Marlon Favorite
2. Favorite, Carson Butler, Shayne Graham and Eric Moore
3. Tennessee Titans (how many answered Atlanta Falcons?)
4. Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins and Arizona Cardinals
5. One: Gerard Warren
6. Cleveland Browns (thank you Eric Mangini)
7. Leigh Bodden, Thomas Clayton, Darnell Jenkins, Bret Lockett and Gerard Warren
8. The Browns, Buffalo Bills, Jacksonville Jaguars and New Orleans Saints
9. Tully Banta-Cain, Deion Branch and Thomas Clayton
10. Marlon Favorite and Thad Turner
11. Kyle Arrington and Darnell Jenkins
12. New York Giants
13. Marques Murrell and Danny Woodhead
14. Jacksonville Jaguars
15. Miami Dolphins (how many said the Bills?)
Here is a list of current Patriots that have played elsewhere, starting with their most recent former team listed first.
Kyle Arrington Bucs, Eagles
Thomas Austin Vikings
Tully Banta-Cain 49ers, Pats
Josh Barrett Broncos
Leigh Bodden Lions, Browns
Deion Branch Seahawks, Pats
Carson Butler Giants, Bengals, 49ers, Lions, Packers
Tony Carter Broncos
Thomas Clayton Browns, Pats, 49ers
Landon Cohen Jaguars, Lions
Dan Connolly Jaguars
Jonathan Crompton Chargers
Alge Crumpler Titans, Falcons
Marlon Favorite Colts, Bills, Saints, Seahawks, Chiefs, Rams, Panthers
Shayne Graham Giants, Ravens, Bengals, Panthers, Bills, Saints
Darnell Jenkins Bucs, Browns, Texans
Matt Katula Ravens
Mark LeVoir Rams, Bears
Bret Lockett Browns
Steve Maneri Texans
Brandon McGowan Bears
Eric Moore Panthers, Rams, Saints, Giants
Sammy Morris Dolphins, Bills
Marques Murrell Jets, Eagles
Rob Ninkovich Saints, Dolphins, Saints
Quinn Ojinnaka Falcons
Jarrad Page Chiefs
Marcus Stroud Bills, Jaguars
Fred Taylor Jaguars
Thad Turner Colts
Gerard Warren Raiders, Broncos, Browns
Wes Welker Dolphins, Chargers
Tracy White Eagles, Packers, Seahawks
Danny Woodhead Jets
Here’s to a safe and happy 4th of July Pats Fans!
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