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quarterback

US and Canadian
a player in American or Canadian football, positioned usually behind the centre, who directs attacking play
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Quarterbacking in the NFL is indeed proving hazardous to one's health this season.
That's always been a dream of mine,'' he told the Oakland Tribune of quarterbacking the Gaels to a victory.
I probably learned more about quarterbacking in that year than any other year of playing,'' he said.