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verb as in boss

verb as in overlook

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These quarterbacks are testing their ability to leverage their indispensable talent and stretch their authority.

The next big quarterback question for Washington probably involves Smith.

Yet Brady has ignored all of that history, setting new single-season QB value records for quarterbacks at ages 40, 41, 42 and 43.

As usual, much of the most important roster maneuvering will involve quarterbacks.

There are expected to be eye-catching moves involving high-profile quarterbacks.

He is an immensely talented quarterback who has dedicated his entire life to athletic excellence and discipline.

But that quiet approach has served the onetime UCLA quarterback, now 63, well through his lengthy acting career.

Or consider the case of Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston.

Now, the Green Bay Packers quarterback is a Super Bowl champion, most valuable player, and State Farm Discount Double-Check guy.

University of Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles—“WHO?”

Sara was halfback on the freshman football team, while Jim played quarterback.

He was maneuvering his two hundred pounds around Washington Square with the agility of a quarterback.

Grant's right guard and tackle stood up straight in their places, looking helplessly toward the quarterback.

It was a new play they had learned that past week, a double pass, with the quarterback eventually taking the ball.

It seemed to the little quarterback that the fellows had gone suddenly insane.


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