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Football Quarterback: There is no tougher position in all of sports

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  1. huskylord Blue Belt

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    An NFL quarterback...is there a tougher position in all of sports?
    • Have to be able to throw
    • Need to know what Every player on the offence is doing for at least 50 or so plays
    • Great to be able to run
    • Need to do all of the above with a defense of the worlds greatest athletes trying to destroy you
    • Do all of the above often with crowd noise so loud you can't think
    • And often with weather conditions from insane heat to crazy cold.
    The only argument is for what's second on the list.
     
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  2. HindustaniKush Orange Belt

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    Being s pro fighter

    But in terms of a team sport I agree the Quarterback is the most overall elite posiition. Its not the most physical or injury prone but in terms of versatility need it has no competition. After that I think being a Tight end is difficult for American football as they make blocks but also recieve.
     
  3. huskylord Blue Belt

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    You got a point in terms of "tough" is being defined here. I think "elite" is a good term too.
     
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    Has to be on point for up to 8 seconds at a time, too, and if he fucks up only gets another 4 chances.
     
  5. huskylord Blue Belt

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    Two more chances for the most part, three if necessary.
    And if he gets a blind side sack, gets to do it again.....and again.....and again....
     
  6. Elzio Dennick Blue Belt

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    Funny thing is watching the greatest QB of all time being as unathletic as he is, weird.
     
  7. mala-lisa White Belt

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    most tough really in what. i would say ski jumpers have it harder flying at 60mph while gravity is pulling them 7meters/second to the ground. of team sports goalies have it hard in any sport from water polo to handball to soccer . rugby guys split second desision to pass the ball before getting hit
     
  8. ralphc1 Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Quarterbacks had it much tougher in the past before the rules were changed so they can't be hit and back when they called their own plays.
     
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  9. Fugazy You sure about that, that that’s why?

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  10. Fugazy You sure about that, that that’s why?

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    Also I think that playing free safety at a high level is super difficult.
     
  11. TankAbbott4Eva Gold Belt

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    A test cricket captain, they basically have to play and coach the side at the same time.
     
  12. Benjamin Burton Black Belt

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    Olympic wrestlers are the toughest human beings on earth. There is no pot of gold or fame and fortune waiting for them. They do it purely because they are tough.
     
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    Brady isn't even the best quarterback in the league who wears the number 12.
     
  14. AGGAMEMNON66 ———Villain———

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    8 seconds? I think average release time is around 2-3 seconds roughly (after the snap)
     
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    Well in one way or another Favre will always be known for his picks..
     
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    Wrestlers deal with those their size and there is no velocity involved. Imagine standing there knowing a 298 pounder who run a 4.8 is picking up speed to ...WHAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Nobody is tougher than an NFL QB.
     
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    Soccer goalie. You have be athletic enough and fast enough reaction to cover the corners while making the correct guess and add the pressure that most games you can only make 1 mistake
     
  18. THE MARTIAN MCGA

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    Lol. Soccer goalies can go a while match without the ball being kicked at them. In reality it might be the most useless position in all of sports.
     
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  19. mala-lisa White Belt

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    lol soccer goalies and any goalies be water polo or what are more athletic more athletes then half of nfl team not just QB. nothing about playing for 4 seconds screams tough or athlete. nothing on average they all throw the ball before anybody comes to them. REMEMBER 80 snaps 1 sack 2 rushes b.s. nothing tough or athletic abput nfl players or especialy q.b.
     
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    Lol. In a penalty kick (sometimes the only action a soccer goalie will see all game) the goalie usually just guesses where the balls going to end up. It's a 50/50 shot.
     

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