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Trivia: Extra, Extra

    Back in 1974, the NFL instituted regular-season overtime. Sudden death. First team to score wins. If the game was tied after 15 minutes, that's the way it would end.

   And that's exactly how the first overtime game ended, a 35-35 draw between the Steelers and Broncos on Sept. 22, 1974. It took seven more weeks before an OT game actually had a winner, Joe Namath threw a 5-yard TD pass to Emerson Boozer as the Jets beat the Giants, 26-20, in the Yale Bowl in New Haven, Conn. The Giants played their home games at Yale that year while Giants Stadium was being built.

   Entering Sunday's action, there have been 422 regular season overtime games, with the most in a season being 25 in 2002. How many OT games did the Bills play in that season?

   A) 1  B) 2  C) 3  D) 4

   Talk about it in the comment section below and look for the answer in the On The Web section of the print edition of The News on Monday, Oct. 6.

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