Can You Tackle This Fun NFL Geography Quiz?

By: Heather Cahill
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About This Quiz

You know your NFL teams, and you know your geography, now put it all together to ace this quiz! Teams in the NFL take on the names of many major cities around the country, but many of them don't actually play in the places they're named after. The cities that they do play in have many features or facts that they are known for, so brush up on them all to ace this quiz!

Can you name the team that plays in the city where you would find the Friendship Fountain? What about the team that plays in the hometown of the author of "Gone With the Wind"? How about the team that plays in the home of the Space Needle? Know your landmarks, fun facts and other notable things about US cities!

Do you know who plays in "Cigar City"? What about the team that's home to a floating post office? Those may be easy, but what about the team that plays in the city that celebrates Mardi Gras? Maybe the team names can give you a hint!

So if you think you're pretty knowledgeable in both sports and geography, you'll have no problems with this. Take the quiz and see if you can score a touchdown in every city that's home to an NFL team!

This team plays in a city along the Ohio River. Who are they?

The Cincinnati Bengals play here in Cincinnati, Ohio where you'll also find the Ohio River. The team plays at Paul Brown Stadium and their manager is Mike Brown.

This team plays in the city where the tallest building there is the Bank of America. Who are they?

The Carolina Panthers play here, in Charlotte, Carolina. The team is relatively new, existing for less than 25 years, and they also play at the Bank of America Stadium.

This team plays in the city that gave the world Starbucks. Who are they?

The Seattle Seahawks play in Seattle, Washington, where the coffee chain Starbucks was created. The team has played in three Super Bowls and they play at CenturyLink Field.

This team plays in a city that is known to be the third most humid city in the country. Who are they?

The Houston Texans play in Houston, Texas. The team was founded in 1999 and they are known for having a rivalry with many other teams in the league.

This team plays in the city that is home to the Grand Ole Opry. Who are they?

The Tennessee Titans play in Nashville, Tennessee. Did you know that their mascot is called T-Rac, who is a raccoon because of the state animal?

This team plays in a city beside Lake Michigan. Who are they?

The Chicago Bears play in Chicago which is located by Lake Michigan. The Bears have been around since 1920 and they were first located in Decatur.

This team plays in the city that has the longest skyway system. Who are they?

The Minnesota Vikings play in Minneapolis, Minnesota where you would find the Minneapolis Skyway. The team plays at the U.S. Bank Stadium and its official colors are white, gold and purple.

This team plays in a city that boasts the Luke Air Force Base. Who are they?

The Arizona Cardinals play in Glendale, Arizona at the University of Phoenix Stadium. Did you know that the Super Bowl was only held in Glendale one time in 2008?

This team plays in the city where you would find the famous Friendship Fountain. Who are they?

The Jacksonville Jaguars play in Jacksonville, Florida where you would find the Friendship Fountain. Did you know that the name of the team mascot is Jaxson de Ville?

This team plays in a city that also hosts another NFL team. Who are they?

The New York Jets play in East Rutherford, New Jersey just like the New York Giants. The team's official colors are green and white compared to the Giants who wear red, white and blue.

This team plays in a city known for holding an annual Harlem Renaissance Festival. Who are they?

The Washington Redskins play in Landover, Maryland rather than in Washington. The team plays at the FedEx Field and players and coaches alike on the team have won multiple awards and honors.

This team plays in a city near Lake Erie. Who are they?

The Buffalo Bills play in Orchard Park, New York at the New Era Field. The mascot for the team is named Billy Buffalo which matches the team's logo, a buffalo.

This team plays in the city where you can visit the famous Free Stamp. Who are they?

The Cleveland Browns play in Cleveland, Ohio where the Free Stamp stands in Willard Park. The team has existed in the league for over 70 years!

This team plays in the city that has the nickname of the "Mile High City." Who are they?

The Denver Broncos play in Denver, Colorado, aka the Mile High City. The team plays at the Sports Authority Field and their official colors are blue, white and orange.

This team plays in the city that was home to the first dental school ever. Who are they?

The Baltimore Ravens play in Baltimore, Maryland where the first dental school, the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, was founded. The team plays at the M&T Stadium and they have only been part of the NFL for just over 20 years.

This team plays in a city that has a popular tourist destination called Sculpture Park. Who are they?

The Kansas City Chiefs play in Kansas City, Missouri where Sculpture Park is known to be. The team has been in the league for over 60 years and they have had many players inducted into the Hall of Fame.

This team plays in a city where Hurricane Harbor is. Who are they?

The Dallas Cowboys play in Arlington, Texas at the AT&T Stadium. The Cowboys have won 5 Super Bowls, with the last of them being in 1995.

This team plays in the city where the first library in America was. Who are they?

The Philadelphia Eagles play in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where the first library in America stood. The team plays at the Lincoln Financial Field and they have a mascot named Swoop.

This team plays in a city with a floating post office. Who are they?

The Detroit Lions play in Detroit, Michigan where the only floating post office in the United States exists. The team plays at the Ford Field and they have 6 retired numbers.

This team plays in a city that's located in Silicon Valley. Who are they?

The San Francisco 49ers play in Santa Clara, California at Levi's Stadium. The team are the winners of five Super Bowls, most recently in 1994.

This team plays in the city where you would find the Fox Theatre. Who are they?

The Detroit Lions play in Detroit, where you would find the Fox Theatre. The team colors are silver and blue and the team is owned by Martha Firebird Ford.

This team plays in a city that hosts Mardi Gras. Who are they?

The New Orleans Saints play in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Did you know that the logo that the team uses is the fleur-de-lis?

This team plays in a city that is known for its freshwater lake. Who are they?

The Oakland Raiders play in Oakland, California at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The team has been around for over 50 years and they have won three Super Bowls.

This team plays in the city where the Labor Day Street Fair takes place. Who are they?

The New York Giants don't play in New York City, but actually play in the neighboring state in East Rutherford, New Jersey. You can catch the team playing at the MetLife Stadium.

This team plays in a city that is also known as "Cigar City." Who are they?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers play in Tampa, Florida at the Raymond James Stadium. The team has been around for less than 50 years and their mascot is named Captain Fear!

This team plays in the city where you would find Patriot Place. Who are they?

The New England Patriots play in Foxborough, Massachusetts, where you'll find Patriot Place. Although Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States, the football team is only 58 years old!

This team plays in a city that is regarded as the smallest to have an NFL team. Who are they?

The Green Bay Packers play in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The population of the city is about 105,000 people, which means that it sets the record for being the smallest city to have an NFL team.

This team plays in a city that is not based on a river. Who are they?

The Indianapolis Colts play in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Lucas Oil Stadium. The team's official colors are blue and white and they were once known as the Baltimore Colts.

This team plays in the hometown of the author of "Gone With the Wind." Who are they?

The Atlanta Falcons play in Atlanta, Georgia, which is the hometown of Margaret Mitchell. The team is over 50 years old and they play at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

This team plays in the city of the Sunshine State Arch. Who are they?

The Miami Dolphins play in Miami Gardens, Florida. The team was founded in 1966 and became part of the American Football League in the Eastern Division.

This team plays in the "City of Angels." Who are they?

The Los Angeles Rams play in the "City of Angels," also known as, Los Angeles, California. The team plays at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and they have been Super Bowl champs just one time.

This team plays in the city where Barack Obama once lived. Who are they?

The Chicago Bears play in Chicago, Illinois, where former President Barack Obama lived at one time. The teams colors are orange, blue and white.

This team plays in a city that is also known as the "City of Bridges." Who are they?

The Pittsburgh Steelers play in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Heinz Field. They're known to wear black and gold, and you may recognize their mascot, Steely McBeam.

This team plays in the city where the Space Needle is. Who are they?

The Seattle Seahawks play in Seattle, Washington, home of the Space Needle. The team has only won one Super Bowl, which was in 2013.

This team plays in the city that's motto is "Future Unlimited." Who are they?

The Los Angeles Chargers play in Carson, California at the StubHub Arena. The team has never won the Super Bowl in its 58-year existence.

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