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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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Following is the complete list of all 32 starting NFL quarterbacks and their E-Scores (at press time):
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.
He's a Daunte Culpepper or Donovan McNabb,'' Franklin said, referring to NFL quarterbacks.
In the new campaign, New York Jet Boomer Esiason fails to enlist takers for the "Lay's Challenge," pitching Super Bowl XXVII Champion Troy Aikman and four other NFL quarterbacks who know they "Can't Eat Just One" Lay's Potato Chip and are unwilling to suffer the consequences.
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.
The deal includes a new "Lay's Challenge" TV commercial starring Super Bowl XXVII Champion and MVP Troy Aikman and five other NFL quarterbacks, and Lay's title sponsorship of new music video opening segments for ABC's NFL "Monday Night Football" that will feature NFL players and PolyGram music artists.