To begin with, nothing happens on a football field until they assume the position and execute their singular maneuver. They are the team within a team. So calling the snap the center exchange seems apt, given that no two players exchange more information and communication than a quarterback and his center, sharing as intimate and quirky a relationship as there is in sports. The partnership between QB and center is unique, pairing the often over-glorified face of the franchise with one cast in the obscurity and grunt work of the offensive line.
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Tom Brady is notorious for doing everything he can to gain a competitive advantage. He relentlessly studies film. He commits to pliability. He refuses to eat tomatoes. Depending on who you ask, he may have conspired to deflate some footballs. Now we have one more thing we can add to the list of ways Brady stays at the top of his game: Mopping up his center's butt sweat. Not only is the New England quarterback and six-time Super Bowl champion understandably grossed out by the general idea of sticking his hands in the general vicinity of a pound man's moist undercarriage, but it's also a practice that can have a negative effect on his in-game performance.