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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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Usually the quarterback's dominant arm will determine this.
Do not jump the flat route; react up on the quarterback's intention to throw.
He always has been more than satisfied with Lyon's ability and leadership skills, and if anyone is qualified to gauge a quarterback's worth, it is Herrington.
Cox thrust his face into the quarterback's mask and bit off a few words swiftly and urgently.