NFL Players by Wikipedia Descriptions

Can you name these current and former NFL players by excerpts from their Wikipedia pages?
Inspired by this quiz
Some excerpts have been altered slightly
Quiz by JPin8497
Rate:
Last updated: May 23, 2020
First submittedMay 22, 2020
Times taken2,991
Rating3.00
4:00
Enter answer here
0
 / 18 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
Scoring
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
Excerpt
Player
The only professional athlete in history to be named an All-Star in both baseball and football
Bo Jackson
Earned the nickname "Beast Mode" for his powerful running style
Marshawn Lynch
After a score, he trotted to the end zone goalpost and feigned pulling down his pants
to moon the Green Bay fans
Randy Moss
Finished the 2016 season leading the league in passing yards with 5,208,
the fifth 5,000-yard season of his career
Drew Brees
Known for boldly guaranteeing a Jets' victory in Super Bowl III
Joe Namath
Swung a helmet at Mason Rudolph
Myles Garrett
Led the league in rushing yards in eight out of his nine seasons
Jim Brown
Nicknamed Megatron
Calvin Johnson
After backing up Brett Favre for the first three years of his NFL career,
he became the Packers' starting quarterback in 2008
Aaron Rodgers
Retired from pro football in August 1976 as the oldest player to ever play at the age of 48
George Blanda
In 1989, his name became synonymous with the largest trade in league history
Herschel Walker
For his alleged involvement in the Deflategate football-tampering scandal,
he was suspended for the first four games of the 2016 season
Tom Brady
Mike Ditka stated that one of his major regrets was his lack of a touchdown in the Super Bowl
Walter Payton
He ran into the backside of lineman Brandon Moore and the Patriots
scored on the resulting fumble
Mark Sanchez
Joe Gibbs developed the two tight end offense and the position of h-back to prevent him from
blitzing into the backfield unhindered
Lawrence Taylor
He became the first running back in NFL history to lead his team in receptions
five separate seasons (three in Indianapolis and twice in St. Louis)
Marshall Faulk
The first defensive player to win the MVP Award
Alan Page
Made a comment that he "wasn't the guy who got tired in the Super Bowl", causing
a controversy between him and Donovan McNabb
Terrell Owens
+2
Level 83
May 26, 2020
Nice quiz! The Garrett question seems a little out of place with the rest, mostly because it's likely that episode will largely be forgotten in year or two. The "butt fumble" however has stood the test of time. :-)
+3
Level 56
May 27, 2020
We'll see. It's not very often someone bashes a helmet off of another guy's head.
+1
Level 65
Jun 8, 2020
Actually happened a lot before our kinder and gentler time.
+1
Level 70
Jun 8, 2020
I agree. It was one of my two misses (defensive MVP the other) and it was the most recent. Anyway, I should have known it. Nice mix of questions.
+1
Level 65
Jun 9, 2020
Brady was suspended for not cooperating with the investigation; not for alleged involvement.
+1
Level 16
Jun 9, 2020
Very Good Quiz.