SteamDecathlon S02WE5E02 Baby Needs a new pair of Shoes! - NFL Week 05 - First quarter done

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Welcome to Season 05 of the Steem Decathlon
Contest: Baby Needs a new pair of Shoes
Regular season week 05 NFL football themed contest…

First quarter of the season is done this week. So we are in the general part of the season, so nowyou should be able to handle general Trivia about all manner of Football.

So let's get started with the picks!



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    SteemDecathon S00D17E03 "Baby Needs New Shoes!" - Theme - 'NFL Preseason Picks and Trivia" - Entry"
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In the post you will make a list of your 5 picks, (labeled q1 to q5) followed by the answers to the 8 Trivia Questions (labeled q6 to q13)…..

To start you need to pick 5 games from list of games this week.
Note Thurs not in included!
NFL Games to pick from on WEEK:5

Pick CodeVisiting Team Pick CodeHome TeamStart
a2Tennessee Titans @ b2Buffalo Bills 10/7/2018 1:00:00 PM pm
a3New York Giants @ b3Carolina Panthers 10/7/2018 1:00:00 PM pm
a4Miami Dolphins @ b4Cincinnati Bengals 10/7/2018 1:00:00 PM pm
a5Baltimore Ravens @ b5Cleveland Browns 10/7/2018 1:00:00 PM pm
a6Green Bay Packers @ b6Detroit Lions 10/7/2018 1:00:00 PM pm
a7Jacksonville Jaguars @ b7Kansas City Chiefs 10/7/2018 1:00:00 PM pm
a8Denver Broncos @ b8New York Jets 10/7/2018 1:00:00 PM pm
a9Atlanta Falcons @ b9Pittsburgh Steelers 10/7/2018 1:00:00 PM pm
a10Oakland Raiders @ b10San Diego Chargers 10/7/2018 4:05:00 PM pm
a11Minnesota Vikings @ b11Philadelphia Eagles 10/7/2018 4:25:00 PM pm
a12Arizona Cardinals @ b12San Francisco 49ers 10/7/2018 4:25:00 PM pm
a13St. Louis Rams @ b13seattle Seahawks 10/7/2018 4:25:00 PM pm
a14Dallas Cowboys @ b14Houston Texans 10/7/2018 8:20:00 PM pm
a15Washington Redskins @ b15New Orleans Saints 10/8/2018 8:15:00 PM pm

Choose 5 game winners (Q1-Q5) use the code to represent them

For Example:
Q1) B1
Q2) a3
Q3) b7
Q4) a8
Q5) a11

Answer the following 8 questions Q6-Q13

Q6. From 1920 to 1921, Thorpe was nominally the first president of the American Professional Football Association (APFA), which became the NFL in 1922. He played organized sports until age 41.
What other sport did heb play.
a. MLB Baseball

b. Olympic Decathalon

c. Professional Basketball

d. All of the Above

e. High Diving

f. Lacross

g. Hockey

h. Rounders

Q7. Only player to be named an NFL Allstar and MLB Allstar.
a. John Elway

b. John Thorpe

c. Brian Jordan

d. Deion Sanders

e. Bo Jackson

Q8. In the inaugruel year of the NFL, how many players were also players on an MLB team at the same time.
a. 0

b. 1

c. 3

d. 5

e. 7

f. 9

g. 11

Q9. Who is not related to a Bear?
a. Paul William Bryant

b. John Madden

c. Merlin Olsen

d. Junior Seau

e. OJ Simpson

f. The Chicago Staleys

Q10. For active teams, which one of these Names is not the original name of a single NFL Football Team.
a. Titans

b. the Bisons.

c. Decatur Staleys,

d. Spartans

e. Jaquars

"Q11. How many NFL Teams are named after Animals?
How many NFL Teams are named after Birds?
How manyNFL teams are equipment?
Multiply Number of Animals - (Birds * equipment)
a. -2
b. -1

c. 0

d. 1

e. 2

f. 4

g. 5

Q12. How many NFL football team names are fantasy characters?
a. none

b. 1

c. 2

d. 3

e. 5

f. 32

Q13. Which is not a piece of widespread protective equipment worn by Football Players in the present or past?
a. Leather Helmet

b. Sweater with sewn in pads on shoulders

c. Nose armour

d. Lower Lumbar Pad

e. a hard cup

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11) I will announce the winners a few days after it is over in a post with the words [RESULT] infront of the title. The reward pool distribution will come out shortly after 7 days when the upvote rewards on this post are sent to me.

12) One new rule anyone getting less than 50% right in the Answers will get participation points and contest points for the overall leaderboard, but can not win a reward for that event. Monies will be used to promote future events.

13) The top 3 places will split the reward pool for this event 50, 30 , 20 (you can only win one reward per event).

14. I will announce the winners a few days after it is over in a post with the words [RESULT] infront of the title. The reward pool distribution will come out shortly after 7 days when the upvote rewards on this post are sent to me.

15. The entries will be excepted only till 4 days from today at 10:30 am e.s.t on 9/6/2016.

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