Originally Posted by bronco militia
the cold dry air also affects the grip on the ball. you may have noticed visting QB's licking their fingertips when the play here. Elway also used to rub his finger tips just before he snapped the ball on pass plays. Phill Simms pointed all of this out during the 1998 AFC championship game.
Brady Quinn used the center's nut-sweat to get his fingers tainted up for the job.