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New Yorkers In The Pro Bowl Quiz Answers

Here are the answers to yesterday's quiz:

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1. Frank Gifford was the first New York player to win the Pro Bowl MVP, on January 11, 1959 (Doug Atkins of the Bears also won the MVP, as from 1956 to 1972 there was an award for offense and defense).

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2. Joe Klecko was the only player to make the Pro Bowl at three different positions--defensive end, defensive tackle and nose tackle.

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3. On January 4, 1942, the NFL All-Star Game was played at the Polo Grounds. The Chicago Bears defeated the NFL All-Stars, 35-24.

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4. On January 27, 1985, Mark Gastineau was named MVP, and the following year, on February 2, 1986, Phil Simms won the award.

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5. Keyshawn Johnson (who shared the award with Ty Law) was the last New York player to win the Pro Bowl MVP, on February 7, 1999.

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