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How did the band Nickelback get its name?

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2013-11-03 03:07:53
2013-11-03 03:07:53

The typical defensive set has two corner backs and two safeties (free safety and strong safety). The nickelback is the additional player added on plays when the defense is definitely expecting a passing play. He becomes the fifth, hence nickel, back in the defense's 'secondary' unit.
Nickelback's bass player, (Mike Kroeger) came up with the name. He used to work in a coffee shop (Star bucks) and was constantly saying, "here's a nickel back" when giving change.

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