Favre, McNair play with pain
Quarterbacks are often viewed as soft and pampered, but five QBs certainly don't fit that description.
However, a quarterback has one distinct disadvantage when it comes to contact: He doesn't always know where the defender is coming from, so he takes bigger hits than anyone else. In addition, most teams are built around the quarterback. With teammates, fans and coaches leaning on them so heavily, there is a tremendous amount of pressure on QBs to battle through injuries.
Here is a list of five quarterbacks who appear fearless in the face of pressure, almost always bounce back from the big hit and are used to playing in pain.
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