Quiz:  Free-Agent Frenzy

Quiz: Free-Agent Frenzy

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor.

Has there ever been a wilder NFL free agency period than these past couple of weeks? We’ve seen some big names making big moves. We’ve seen franchise-changing trades and mega-zillion-dollar contracts. Oh, and the greatest quarterback of all time announced his return to the game after a lengthy (40 whole days!) retirement. Have you been able to keep up with these transactions? Take this short Pop Quiz and find out!

QUESTIONS:

  1. Name the star outside linebacker that the L.A. Chargers acquired in exchange for a 2022 second-round draft pick and a 2023 sixth-round pick.
  2. Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers signed a three-year, $150.8-million contract extension. How much of that amount is fully guaranteed: $75.5 million, $101.5 million or the entire $150.8 million?
  3. What NFL team signed free-agent receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster?
  4. The Denver Broncos acquired QB Russell Wilson in exchange for a bevy of high draft picks and what three players: Drew Lock, Courtland Sutton and Dre’Mont Jones; Drew Lock, Shelby Harris and Noah Fant; or Drew Lock, Justin Simmons and Jerry Jeudy?
  5. The Las Vegas Raiders’ acquisition of wide receiver Davante Adams reunites Adams with his college teammate, Derek Carr. What college did they attend?
  6. What teams did Carson Wentz, Matt Ryan and Andy Dalton wind up with?
  7. QB Tom Brady has ”unretired” and is back with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. What season will Brady be entering in 2022: his 21st, 22nd or 23rd?
  8. This past season, former Denver linebacker Von Miller won a Super Bowl ring with the L.A. Rams. What AFC team did Miller join during the free agency period?
  9. After two seasons with the Las Vegas Raiders, Hawaii’s own Marcus Mariota is now an Atlanta Falcon. What jersey number will Mariota be wearing?
  10. Name the veteran QB that the Pittsburgh Steelers recently signed to compete with Mason Rudolph for the starting QB job.

ANSWERS:

  1. The Chargers landed Khalil Mack in a trade with the Chicago Bears.
  2. Rodgers is guaranteed to be paid $101.5 million.
  3. Smith-Schuster is now a member of the Kansas City Chiefs.
  4. Lock, Harris and Fant.
  5. Adams and Carr were teammates at Fresno State.
  6. Wentz is with Washington. Ryan is in Indianapolis. Dalton has signed with the New Orleans Saints.
  7. Brady will be entering his 23rd season in the league.
  8. Miller is now with the Buffalo Bills.
  9. Mariota will be wearing #1.
  10. The Steelers signed Mitch Trubisky.

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