NFL Scandals

Can you identify the player or team associated with the following scandals?
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Last updated: June 16, 2014
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Individual Scandals
Patriots QB suspended for allegedly deflating footballs.
Tom Brady
Acquitted of the murder of Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman.
OJ Simpson
Served 21 months in prison for operating illegal dogfighting rings.
Michael Vick
Steeler's QB who faced multiple accusations of sexual assault, although no charges were brought.
Ben Roethlisberger
Giant that pled guilty to sexual misconduct with a 16-yr old in 2011.
Lawrence Taylor
Drunkenly told reporter Suzy Kolbert "I wanna kiss you…YEAH!" on live TV.
Joe Namath
Suspended from the league for a year after throwing his girlfriend into a bathtub.
Greg Hardy
QB accused of sending lewd texts and pictures of his genitals to co-workers.
Brett Favre
Panther that arranged to have his girlfriend killed in a drive-by shooting.
Rae Carruth
Released by the Ravens after video showed him punching his fiance in a casino elevator.
Ray Rice
Raven indicted in 2001 on charges of murder and assault. Plead to a lesser charge.
Ray Lewis
Patriots tight end convicted of murder in 2015.
Aaron Hernandez
Served 18 months of jail time after shooting himself in the leg at a nightclub.
Plaxico Burress
Team Scandals
This team's scandal was called "Bountygate" and involved offering cash rewards
for taking opposing players out of the game with injuries.
New Orleans Saints
The "Bounty Bowl" occurred between when this team's head coach, Buddy Ryan,
placed a bounty on opposing QB Troy Aikman.
Philadelphia Eagles
Convicted of extortion and conspiracy in Louisiana,
Eddie DeBartolo Jr. was forced to give up ownership of this team.
San Francisco 49ers
Two members of this team were suspended from the 1963 season for betting on games,
although the suspensions were later overturned.
Green Bay Packers
Known as "Spygate" - This team was fined $250,000 for
videotaping defensive signals of their opponents.
New England Patriots
This team was also penalized $50,000 for videotaping opponents
under head coach Josh McDaniels, a former coach for the above team.
Denver Broncos
Since Pete Carroll was appointed coach of this team, six players have been suspended for PED use - more than any other team in that span.
Seattle Seahawks
They lost $36 million in cap space through 2014 for front-loading and dumping contracts
in the uncapped 2010 NFL season.
Washington Redskins
2012 accusations of misuse of tax-payer money were forgotten when a player committed suicide
in front of coach Romeo Crennel in the stadium parking lot.
Kansas City Chiefs
In 2005, 17 members of this team flew prostitues in from Florida
to entertain a party on a houseboat, where players engaged in extreme sexual activity.
Minnesota Vikings
A thorough inquiry was completed on this organization's locker room culture
after Jonathan Martin left the team due to extreme bullying.
Miami Dolphins
Tank Johnson was suspended after multiple arrests for drugs and unlawful weapon possession,
right before this team went to the Super Bowl in 2007 - where they lost.
Chicago Bears
Justin Timberlake exposed Janet Jackson's breast during the halftime show
of Super Bowl XXXVIII, between winner New England and their opponent, this team:
Carolina Panthers
Level 33
Nov 27, 2017
Donte Stallworth was not a rookie when his incident occurred.
Level 52
May 28, 2020
When I saw this quiz and took it, I immediately put O.J. Simpson
Level 56
Jan 12, 2021
Same lol