There are 31 stadiums that NFL franchises call home. MetLife Stadium is shared by New York’s Jets and Giants, and the two teams opened the stadium together in a pre-season, Monday night game in 2010. But did you know that one NFL team still plays its home games in a stadium that another NFL team once called home? Can you guess which stadium that is?
Three hints below; as always, the honor system will be strictly enforced.
Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco 49ers spent the first 25 years of their existence playing in Kezar Stadium. When the Oakland Raiders and the American Football League were established, the Raiders actually spent their first season at Kezar Stadium, too. Then in 1961, Oakland spent the season at Candlestick Park, which had long been home to baseball’s San Francisco Giants. In 1962, the Raiders moved to Oakland’s Frank Youell Field for four seasons, before moving to the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in 1966. The 49ers left Kezar Stadium after 1970, and become the second professional football team to call “The Stick,” home.
I’m still short on time, so let’s keep the trivia train rolling. Yesterday, I looked at the players with the most receiving yards in their last 16 regular season games. Today, the players with the most rushing yards in their last 16 games. Excluding LeSean McCoy, Adrian Peterson, and Doug Martin, only five players have […]
I’m very short on time this week, so here’s a fun trivia question. Last week, I noted that Justin Blackmon gained 1,201 receiving yards in his last 16 games. As it turns out, if Blackmon never plays in another NFL game, that would set the record for most receiving yards in a player’s final sixteen […]