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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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The strong-armed Flacco, the only NFL quarterback to win at least one playoff game in each of his first five seasons, threw for 11 touchdowns and no interceptions in Baltimore's postseason run to the Super Bowl title.
Countless NFL quarterbacks have shown that it doesn't take tremendous arm strength to be successful.
He's a Daunte Culpepper or Donovan McNabb,'' Franklin said, referring to NFL quarterbacks.
The network in recent weeks has tried to attract viewers by previewing a trailer for ``The Matrix Reloaded'' during its telecast as well as having NFL quarterbacks Kurt Warner and Tommy Maddox - both former AFL stars - serve as guest commentators.