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Loss of MVP-caliber QB nearly always fatal in NFL

The lives of backup quarterbacks in the National Football League hinge on moral quandary. All of them long for the chance to play in an actual game, to be under center themselves and test their skills against a real defense as 70,000 fans scream in celebration or groan with disappointment. But in order for that to happen, the player ahead of them must get hurt or benched, and neither outcome is enjoyable when the starter often is a friend.

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