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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.
Washington quarterback Isaiah Stanback has run for 306 yards and passed for 951.
The Chargers are one of seven teams that changed quarterbacks during a turbulent off-season in the NFL, letting free agent Drew Brees leave rather than commit to a long-term deal with a quarterback coming off shoulder surgery.
Football player quotes are often used as a source of inspiration for the opposition, but this time, Trent Dilfer, starting quarterback of the Baltimore Ravens, provided similar inspiration for a new concept in e-commerce from a recent interview.
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.
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.
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.
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.