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Monday morning quarterback

noun, Informal.
a person who criticizes the actions or decisions of others after the fact, using hindsight to assess situations and specify alternative solutions.
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Monday morning quarterbacking, noun Unabridged
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Monday morning quarterback

(mainly US & Canadian, informal) a person who criticizes or suggests alternative courses of action from a position of hindsight after the event in question
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Monday morning quarterback

noun phrase

A person who is good at predicting things that have already happened and at pointing out the errors of quarterbacks and other leaders; armchair general

[1932+; fr the fact that Monday is the first weekday or business day after the weekend, when school and college football games are played]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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