Quarterback

Quarterback (QB, originally called blocking back) is a position in American and Canadian football. Quarterbacks are members of the offensive team and line up directly behind the offensive line. Quarterbacks are the leaders of the offensive team, responsible for calling the play in the huddle.

Read more about Quarterback:  Description, Role, Special Tactics, Receiving, Dual-threat Quarterbacks, Two Quarterback System

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