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40 Philadelphia Eagles Trivia Questions

Philadelphia Eagles fans are known for their unwavering dedication and passion for their beloved football team. 

If you’re one of those die-hard Eagles fans or just looking to test your knowledge about this historic NFL franchise, you’re in the right place. 

In this blog post, we’ve put together a collection of Philadelphia Eagles trivia questions that will challenge even the most devoted fans. From the team’s storied history to memorable players and unforgettable moments, this trivia will put your Eagles knowledge to the test. 

So, grab your green jersey and get ready to soar through these questions!

Philadelphia Eagles Trivia Questions

  1. Who was the first Philadelphia Eagle to be named NFL MVP, and in what year did this occur?

  2. Which two Eagles players shared NFL Defensive Player of the Year honors in the 1980s, and in which years did they win?

  3. Who was the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles during their first Super Bowl appearance, and in what year was this appearance?

  4. In which year did the Eagles move their home games to Lincoln Financial Field?

  5. Who holds the record for the most passing yards in a single season for the Philadelphia Eagles, and what was the yardage?

  6. Which player scored the only touchdown for the Eagles in Super Bowl LII, and what was the nature of the play?

  7. What was the original name of the Philadelphia Eagles when the team was established in 1933?

  8. Who was the first Eagle to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and in what year was he inducted?

  9. In which year did the Eagles win their first NFL Championship, and who were their opponents?

  10. Name the player who set the record for the most rushing yards in a single game for the Eagles, and state the yardage and the year it was set.

  11. Who was the Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback during the infamous “Fog Bowl” playoff game, and in what year did it take place?

  12. What is the name of the Eagles’ fight song, and in what year was it first introduced?

  13. Which Eagle was the first to lead the NFL in rushing touchdowns, and in what season did this occur?

  14. Who was the Eagles’ starting quarterback in the 2004 Super Bowl (XXXIX), and who were their opponents?

  15. What was the Eagles’ record in their first season (1933)?

  16. Who was the first player in Eagles history to record over 1,000 receiving yards in a season, and in what year did he achieve this?

  17. In which year did the Eagles win their third NFL Championship, and who was their opponent?

  18. Who was the head coach of the Eagles when they won their first NFL Championship, and what unique role did he also fulfill for the team?

  19. What significant change occurred in the Eagles’ logo in 1996?

  20. Name the Eagles player who intercepted Tom Brady’s pass in the final minutes of Super Bowl LII.

  21. Who was the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles when they moved to Lincoln Financial Field in 2003?

  22. In what year did the Eagles officially retire Reggie White’s number 92 jersey?

  23. Name the player who holds the record for the most receiving yards in a single season for the Eagles, and the year he set this record.

  24. Which former Eagles quarterback was known for his “Miracle at the Meadowlands” play, and in what year did this occur?

  25. Who was the Eagles’ leading rusher in their 2017 Super Bowl-winning season?

  26. What was the name of the stadium where the Eagles played before moving to Lincoln Financial Field?

  27. Which Eagles player won the Bert Bell Award (NFL Player of the Year) in 1960?

  28. In what year did the Eagles make their first-ever playoff appearance?

  29. Who was the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles when they drafted Donovan McNabb, and in what year was this?

  30. Name the Eagles player who had a 99-yard touchdown reception, the longest in team history, and against which team it was scored.

  31. Who was the Eagles’ leading receiver in Super Bowl LII, and how many receiving yards did they have?

  32. What year did the Eagles switch their primary team colors from blue and yellow to green and silver?

  33. Who was the first Eagles player to win the NFL rushing title, and in which year did this occur?

  34. Which Eagles player set the record for the longest punt return in NFL history, and against which team?

  35. Name the Eagles’ player who recorded the most sacks in a single season, and the year it was achieved.

  36. Who was the Philadelphia Eagles’ starting quarterback in the 1980 Super Bowl (XV), and who were their opponents?

  37. In what year did the Eagles make their first appearance in an NFL Championship Game, and who were their opponents?

  38. Who was the Eagles head coach when the team drafted Brian Dawkins, and in what year was this?

  39. Name the player who caught Nick Foles’ touchdown pass in the “Philly Special” play during Super Bowl LII.

  40. In what year did the Eagles win their first division title, and which division were they in at that time?

Answers

  1. Norm Van Brocklin was named NFL MVP in 1960.

  2. Reggie White in 1987 and Jerome Brown in 1991 shared NFL Defensive Player of the Year honors.

  3. Dick Vermeil was the head coach during the Eagles’ first Super Bowl appearance in 1981 (Super Bowl XV).

  4. The Eagles moved to Lincoln Financial Field in 2003.

  5. Carson Wentz holds the record with 4,039 passing yards in the 2019 season.

  6. The only touchdown was scored by Alshon Jeffery, on a 34-yard reception from Nick Foles.

  7. The team was originally named the Philadelphia Eagles in 1933, taking over the assets of the bankrupt Frankford Yellow Jackets.

  8. Chuck Bednarik was the first Eagle inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in 1967.

  9. The Eagles won their first NFL Championship in 1948 against the Chicago Cardinals.

  10. LeSean McCoy set the record for the most rushing yards in a single game for the Eagles with 217 yards in 2013.

  11. Randall Cunningham was the quarterback during the “Fog Bowl,” which took place in 1988.

  12. The Eagles’ fight song is “Fly, Eagles Fly,” first introduced in the late 1950s.

  13. Steve Van Buren led the NFL in rushing touchdowns in the 1945 season.

  14. Donovan McNabb was the starting quarterback in Super Bowl XXXIX in 2004, against the New England Patriots.

  15. The Eagles’ record in their first season (1933) was 3-5-1.

  16. Mike Quick was the first Eagle to record over 1,000 receiving yards in a season, achieving this in 1983.

  17. The Eagles won their third NFL Championship in 1960 against the Green Bay Packers.

  18. Greasy Neale was the head coach during their first NFL Championship win in 1948 and also served as the team’s general manager.

  19. In 1996, the Eagles’ logo was changed to a more aggressive and streamlined eagle head.

  20. Brandon Graham did not intercept a pass, but he made a pivotal strip-sack on Tom Brady in the final minutes of Super Bowl LII.
    (Note: There was no interception of Tom Brady in the final minutes of Super Bowl LII; the pivotal play was Graham’s strip-sack, not an interception.)

  21. Andy Reid was the head coach when the Eagles moved to Lincoln Financial Field in 2003.

  22. The Eagles retired Reggie White’s number 92 in 2005.

  23. Mike Quick holds the record with 1,409 receiving yards in the 1983 season.

  24. Herm Edwards was known for the “Miracle at the Meadowlands” in 1978.

  25. LeGarrette Blount was the Eagles’ leading rusher in the 2017 season.

  26. The Eagles previously played at Veterans Stadium before moving to Lincoln Financial Field.

  27. Norm Van Brocklin won the Bert Bell Award in 1960.

  28. The Eagles made their first-ever playoff appearance in 1947.

  29. Andy Reid was the head coach when the Eagles drafted Donovan McNabb in 1999.

  30. DeSean Jackson had a 99-yard touchdown reception against the Dallas Cowboys.

  31. Zach Ertz was the leading receiver in Super Bowl LII with 67 receiving yards.

  32. The Eagles switched their primary colors to green and silver in 1954.

  33. Steve Van Buren won the NFL rushing title in 1945.

  34. Damaris Johnson set the record with a 98-yard punt return against the Dallas Cowboys in 2012.

  35. Reggie White recorded 21 sacks in the 1987 season, the most in a single season for an Eagles player.

  36. Ron Jaworski was the starting quarterback in Super Bowl XV in 1980, against the Oakland Raiders.

  37. The Eagles made their first appearance in an NFL Championship Game in 1947, facing the Chicago Cardinals.

  38. Ray Rhodes was the head coach when the Eagles drafted Brian Dawkins in 1996.

  39. Tight end Trey Burton threw the touchdown pass to Nick Foles in the “Philly Special” during Super Bowl LII.

  40. The Eagles won their first division title in 1947, in the NFL Eastern Division.
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