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Synonyms for quarterback

(football) the person who plays quarterback

(American football) the position of the football player in the backfield who directs the offensive play of his team

play the quarterback

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Defenders must know which way the quarterback likes to scramble.
Oh, and the quarterback should get some attention too.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has thrown 11 interceptions -- including four Sunday against Oakland -- exceeding the nine he threw last season and matching the number he threw his entire rookie season.
We want them to force the quarterback to throw to the drag man, and then react up and make the tackle.
Collins wanted a place to play quarterback at a school that had a solid academic reputation.
SHULA: I just tried to analyze their abilities and then give them the weapons they would need to become the best quarterback they could be.
It was also a day for twoof the league's younger quarterbacks to get their lessons in the School of Hard Knocks.
The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award bears the name of the man who many regard as one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play football.
I don't mean to call him a freshman because he has been in the program a while, but when you have a new quarterback that doesn't make mistakes, it becomes very difficult to lose because he's not putting his team in jeopardy,'' Willingham said.
SAN DIEGO - Many of the San Diego Chargers admit that they don't know what kind of quarterback Philip Rivers will turn out to be.
NASDAQ:AKLM), a leading worldwide interactive entertainment company, today announced that NFL Quarterback Club 2001 for Sega Dreamcast(TM) and Nintendo 64 will be in retail outlets nationwide on Thursday, August 24.
There are more perils than ever in choosing a quarterback high in the draft during the salary-cap era - the onerous financial commitment, increased pressure from fans and media for teams to win now, and a spotty track record of the prospects panning out.
the nation's leading digital entertainment service provider, today announced DIRECTV as presenting sponsor of the NFL Quarterback Challenge and NFL Legends Alumni Beach Bowl events, taking place Feb.
No, Clausen already had all the information he needed and he played this one as coolly as he does quarterback, with a quick, accurate read.
Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers emerged as the kings of the NFL in Acclaim Sports' NFL Quarterback Club 2000 simulation of the upcoming NFL season.