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Who is the tallest quarterback in the NFL?

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During the 2013-2014 NFL season, Denver Broncos backup quarterback Brock Osweiler was the tallest player in that position. He stood 6 feet, 8 inches. In fact, he was the tallest player in any offensive position.

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Who is the tallest quarterback in the NFL?
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Other tall men have been quarterbacks in the NFL. Although he lasted only a few seasons, Dan McGwire of the Seattle Seahawks was also 6 feet, 8 inches. Joe Flacco, 6 feet, 6 inches tall, led the Baltimore Ravens to the Super Bowl win in 2013. The losing quarterback, Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers, was right behind at 6 feet, 5 inches. Height seems to be important. Since 1953, all quarterbacks drafted in the first two rounds have been at least 6 feet tall.


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