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.
Three of those came on one Michigan possession in the second quarter, when Cushing and defensive tackle Fili Moala ganged up, cornerback Terrell Thomas ran down the quarterback and Ellis got in the act.
Matt is a dominating franchise quarterback who should be picked at the top of the first round.
Kubiak said he had no intention of changing quarterbacks, and Carr, it should be noted, is still the fifth-rated quarterback in the league this season and leads the NFL with a 70.
This means that once the quarterback looks up or stares down a receiver, he should break up and through the receiver.
Oregon coaches moved Collins from free safety to outside linebacker to middle linebacker, never giving him the chance to play quarterback.
In Marino you had the flamboyant, throw-the-ball quarterback with the quickest release that the game has ever seen.
As it turned out, it was a rather retched day for a number of quarterbacks all around the NFL.
He appeared to be reaming out the quarterback, but Testaverde was paying attention.
He is the son of former Ole Miss All-American and NFL quarterback Archie Manning.
It's going to be a quarterback against a quarterback, or I guess you could say a quarterback against an old running back.
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick has it, Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre defines it, and St.