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September 09, 2002
Legends of the Fall
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September 09, 2002

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Legends of the Fall

Marathon Man

The start of the NFL season marks the first time since 1982 that offensive lineman Bruce Matthews won't be suiting up. A seven-time All-Pro, Matthews retired this summer having played 296 games in 19 seasons for the team that started as the Houston Oilers and in 1997 became the Tennessee Titans. Who is the only lineman to play longer than Matthews for a single franchise?

a. Dan Dierdorf, Cardinals
b. Jim Marshall, Vikings
c. Jackie Slater, Rams
d. Jeff Van Note, Falcons

Special Delivery
Wideout Cris Carter retired in May after catching 1,093 passes for 13,833 yards during a 15-year career with the Eagles and the Vikings. He made the first of his 1,004 receptions for Minnesota on Sept. 30, 1990. What quarterback delivered that pass?

This Week's Matchup

Match the NFL great with his last team.

1. Greg Lloyd
2. Art Monk
3. Andre Reed
4. Thurman Thomas

a. Carolina Panthers
b. Miami Dolphins
c. Philadelphia Eagles
d. Washington Redskins

On the Run

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