quarterback


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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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It is crucial that defenders know how to react when the quarterback is flushed.
This means that once the quarterback looks up or stares down a receiver, he should break up and through the receiver.
In Marino you had the flamboyant, throw-the-ball quarterback with the quickest release that the game has ever seen.
He appeared to be reaming out the quarterback, but Testaverde was paying attention.