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Apparently We've All Been Pronouncing An NFL Starting QB's Name Wrong

The NFL logo in the middle of Metlife Stadium.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 08: A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf as the New York Giants host the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

There are only 32 of them in the world. Starting NFL quarterbacks are as rare a job as there is, but what do we really know about the elite company?

Not much, apparently. We can't even pronounce one starting quarterback's name correctly.

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor is leading the quarterback room in Cleveland this year. Head coach Hue Jackson made it clear despite the team's use of the No. 1 overall pick on Baker Mayfield, Taylor is the team's starter.

The Browns went winless last season and found themselves on HBO's Hard Knocks. With the major stage came a major question - how should we be pronouncing Taylor's first name?

Well, according to a press release from Browns Senior VP of Communications, it's not "tie-rod." The real way to pronounce Taylor's first name is "tuh-rod."

It turns out Rich Eisen has been pronouncing Taylor's name correctly for some time. Here's what it should sound like.

You learn something new every day.

The real question is, why hasn't Tyrod Taylor corrected anyone over his eight-year NFL career?