Quiz: Can You Name These 21st Century NFL Stars?
Can You Name These 21st Century NFL Stars?
By: John Miller
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About This Quiz

Since the turn of the 21st century, the NFL has continued to be one of the most popular pro sports leagues on the entire planet. Many of the best players are household names in America and around the world. How much do you really think you know about NFL stars who have played since 2000?

Yes, you already know that Tom Brady is the celebrated quarterback of the New England Patriots. But do you know where he rode the bench for much of his college career? And do you have any idea how many NFL records he’s broken as a starter in the pros?

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is exceedingly short (5’11) by NFL standards. But he’s already accomplished things much taller (and more highly anticipated) quarterbacks have failed to do — including winning the Super Bowl. What do you know about the NFL’s other underrated stars?

Although QBs get most of the glory, the NFL is full of other big names. There are the beefy, powerful linebackers like Von Miller, Luke Kuechly, Bobby Wagner, and Vic Beasley. Do you know any other current defensive players who blow up plays with regularity?

From running backs like David Johnson and Jay Ajayi to wide receivers such Antonio Brown and Dez Bryant, today’s NFL is packed with more amazing players than ever before. Take our NFL stars quiz now and see if you know these 21st century gridiron warriors!

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