Wednesday Quickie Quiz & Vintage Digits - Carson Wentz, Keith Byars, Fletcher Cox, Nelson Agholor, Lito Sheppard, Keith Jackson
Nelson Agholor, now off to the Raiders via free agency, was the last wide receiver drafted in the first round by the Eagles (2015) Jim Mone (Associated Press)

Wednesday Quickie Quiz & Vintage Digits - Carson Wentz, Keith Byars, Fletcher Cox, Nelson Agholor, Lito Sheppard, Keith Jackson

Vol. 2, No. 13

QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> Twice the top three picks in the NFL Draft were all quarterbacks (1971 and 1999). Name the six QBs selected at 1-2-3 those years.

(Answer Below)

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VINTAGE DIGITS

>>> EAGLES

It is expected the Eagles will be going in the wide receiver direction when their first-round pick rolls around Thursday night.

Here is the last player at each position drafted by the Eagles in the first round:

2019 . . . OT − Andre Dillard

2017 . . . DE − Derek Barnett

2016 . . . QB − Carson Wentz

2015 . . . WR − Nelson Agholor

2014 . . . LB − Marcus Smith

2012 . . . DT − Fletcher Cox

2011 . . . OG − Danny Watkins

2002 . . . DB − Lito Sheppard

1988 . . . TE − Keith Jackson

1986 . . . RB − Keith Byars

Never . . . Center

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>>> MLB

In the 28 seasons from 1961 to 1988, the American League had 28 different Most Valuable Players.

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>>> FLYERS

Total goals in each of the Flyers’ first eight games of the 1979-80 season:

> 7

> 11

> 7

> 8

> 10

> 12

> 7

> 9

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>>> BIG 5

Villlanova’s Record from Dec. 22, 2015 to Nov. 13, 2018:

53-10 . . . vs. Big East Opponents

34-1 . . . . vs. Everybody Else

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>>> NFL

The San Francisco 49ers went four consecutive NFC Championship games (following the 1984, 1988-90 seasons) without allowing a touchdown.

They allowed one to the Redskins on Jan. 8, 1984 and not another in an NFC title game until the Cowboys scored on Jan. 23, 1994.

Elapsed playing time: 262 minutes, 21 seconds.

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> Twice the top three picks in the NFL Draft were all quarterbacks (1971 and 1999). Name the six QBs selected at 1-2-3 those years.

Answer:

> 1971 − Jim Plunkett, Archie Manning, Dan Pastorini

> 1999 − Tim Couch, Donovan McNabb, Akili Smith

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