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David Sabino
November 03, 2003
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November 03, 2003

Trivial Matters

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Comeback Kid
Chiefs return man Dante Hall is being compared with the greatest NFL return men ever. Through eight weeks of this season, Hall, who is in his fourth season, has a career average of 23.5 yards per kickoff return. Who has the NFL's highest career kickoff return average?

a. Desmond Howard
b. Billy Johnson
c. Deion Sanders
d. Gale Sayers

Fair Game
The Giants' Brian Mitchell has been returning kicks and punts for 14 seasons and is the NFL's alltime leader in both combined return yardage (18,321) and return touchdowns (13). He also holds the record for career fair catches, with 221. What wide receiver is second on the latter list?

This Week's Matchup
Punters have a tendency to move from team to team. Match the veteran punter (each of whom has played for at least two franchises) with the team with which he began his NFL career.

1. Chris Gardocki
2. Chris Hanson
3. Chris Mohr
4. Tom Tupa

a. Bears
b. Buccaneers
c. Cardinals
d. Packers

Call to Order
Colts kicker Mike Vanderjagt is the most accurate kicker in NFL history, having made 86.6% of his field goal attempts. Put these other longtime kickers in order of highest career field goal percentage.

a. Morten Andersen, Chiefs
b. Gary Anderson, Titans
c. Jason Elam, Broncos
d. Adam Vinatieri, Patriots