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If there is a receiver in the area of where the ball lands, then yes. If there is no receiver there, it is a penalty.

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Q: Is a quarterback in the pocket and not under pressure allowed to throw the ball away?
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Can a quarterback in the pocket throw the ball away if he is not under pressure?

If it goes out of bounds, no. That would be an incomprehensibly moronic idea though.


What is the 'pocket' in football?

The "pocket" is a horseshoe shaped area formed by offensive linemen that drop back and protect the quarterback during a pass play. In theory, if the quarterback remains within the pocket, he will have sufficient time to find a receiver and throw a pass. If defensive players penetrate the pocket before the pass is thrown, the quarterback is either sacked or forced to run out of the pocket...and then he's on his own.


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Why does the quarterback outside the pocket throw the ball out of bounds instead of just in front of him?

I guess because it can't get intercepted and the QB can't be penalized.


How do you be a better quarterback?

throw the ball


Who throw the interceptions in football?

The Quarterback


How many yards does the average nfl quarterback throw in two years?

around 7,000. A decent quarterback will throw for 3500 a year


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Jay Cutler


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Can anyone other than Quarterback throw the ball to the receiver in football?

Anyone except one of the five primary offensive linemen is allowed to throw the ball in an NFL game, as long as it is thrown from behind the line of scrimmage.


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