Football Terms

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air raid
air yards
artificial turf
assistant coach
astroturf
audible
automatic
automatic first down
back judge
back
backfield
backup
backward pass
balanced line
ball carrier
ball security
beat
bird cage
black monday
blackout
blind side
blitz
block
blocking back
blocking sled
blocking
blowout
bomb
bootleg
bowl game
bubble screen
bump and run
bust
busted play
buttonhook
canadian football
carry
center
center-eligible
chain gang
chain
cheap shot
cheat sheet
check off
checkdown
chop block
chuck and duck
clipping
clothesline
coffin corner
coin toss
comeback route
completion
completion percentage
conferences
contain
controlling the clock
cornerback
count
counter
cover
coverage
crackback block
curl
cut
cut back
cut blocking
cut
dead ball
de-cleater
defense
defensive back
defensive backfield
defensive end
defensive holding
defensive line
defensive lineman
defensive tackle
defensive team
delay of game
dime back
dime coverage
dime package
direct snap
dive
division
double coverage
double foul
double reverse
double team
double wing
down
down and in
down and out
down box
down lineman
down
draft
draft choice
draw
draw play
drive
drop back
drop kick
dual-threat quarterback
eligible receiver
encroachment
end
end around
end line
end zone
excessive time outs
extra point
face mask
fair catch
fair catch interference
fair catch kick
faking a roughing
false start
fantasy football
fantasy league
field goal
field judge
field of play
field position
first and ten
first down
flag football
flag on the play
flanker
flat
flea flicker
flexbone
flood
formation
forward pass
forward progress
foul
four-point stance
fourth down conversion
fourth down
franchise
franchise player
free agency
free agent
free kick
free safety
freeze
front four
front seven
fullback
fumble
game ball
gap
goal area
goal line
goal
goal-line stand
goalpost
gridiron
guard
gunner
gunslinger
hail mary
halfback
halfback option play
halo violation
handoff
hands team
hang time
hard count
hash marks
h-back
head coach
head linesman
heisman trophy
helping the runner
hero
hike
hitch and go
holder
holding
hole number
home and away
home-field advantage
hook and ladder
hook and lateral
hot dog
hot receiver
huddle
hurry-up offense
i formation
icing the kicker
illegal formation
illegal motion
illegal procedure
illegal shift
in bounds
inbounds lines
incomplete pass
incompletion
indirect snap
ineligible receiver downfield
ineligible receiver
inside of a players path
intentional grounding
interception
interference
jack
jumbo
key
kick
kick returner
kick
kicking an opponent
kicking game
kickoff
kneel
lateral
letterman
letterwinner
line judge
line of scrimmage
line to gain
linebacker
linemen
live ball
live ball foul
long snapper
loose ball
lost gem
man coverage
man in motion
man-to-man coverage
margin of victory
marty ball
max protect
middle guard
midfield
mo
monster
motion
mousetrap
mr irrelevant
muff
muffed punt
multiple offense
necessary line
neutral zone
nickel back
nickel defense
no good
no-huddle offense
nose guard
nose tackle
odds
oddsmaker
offending team
offense
offensive backfield
offensive holding
offensive line
offensive linemen
offensive pass interference
offensive team
officials
off-season
offside
off-tackle
one back formation
onside kick
open receiver
open up holes
option
option offense
option run
out of bounds
out of bounds at snap
outside
overtime
package
pancake
pass
pass defender
pass interference
pass pattern
pass protection
pass route
pass rush
passer rating
quarterback rating
passing game
passing play
pat
penalty
personal foul
pick
pick off
pick-six
pigskin
piling on
pistol formation
pitch
pitch out
place kick
place kicker
play
play action
play clock
play-action pass
playbook
playing field
playmaker
playoffs
pocket
point after touchdown
point spread
pooch kick
position
possession
post
post pattern
post-season
power sweep
preseason
prevent defense
previous spot
primary receiver
pro set
pulling
pump fake
punt
punt return
punter
pylon
quarter
quarter defense
quarterback
quarterback controversy
quarterback rating
quarterback scramble
quarterback sneak
quick count
quick kick
reading the defense
ready list
receiver
reception
recover
red dog
red flag
red shirt
red zone
redshirt
referee
regular season
restraining line
return
return yards
return
returner
reverse
road game
roll
roll out
rookie
roster
roughing the kicker
roughing the passer
route
rover
run and shoot
run out of the gun
runback
running back
running into the kicker
running out the clock
running play
running up the score
rush
rushing average
yards per carry average
sack
safety
safety blitz
safety valve
safety
salary cap
sam
scatback
scheme
scramble
quarterback scramble
scrambler
scrambling
screen pass
scrimmage
scrimmage line
second forward pass
secondary
series
shield punt
shift
shooting
shotgun
shotgun formation
side judge
side zone
sideline
sidelines
signal caller
signals
single elimination
single win
single-wing formation
slant
slobber-knocker
slot
snap
snap count
sneak
spearing
special teams
spike
spiral
split end
splits
split-t
spot
square in
square out
squib kick
stance
starter
steal
sticks
stiff arm
straight arm
striking an official
striking an opponent
strong i
strong safety
strong side
stuff
stunt
substitution
subway alumni
succeeding spot
suicide squad
super bowl
sweep
t formation
tackle
tackle box
tackle eligible
tailback
take a knee
takeaway
td
territory
t-formation
the box
third-and-long
three-and-out
three-point conversion
three-point stance
tight end
time of possession
time out
too many men on the field
total offense
touchback
touchdown
trap block
trap
trenches
trick play
tripping
trips
true freshman
try
turn in
turn out
turn the ball over on downs
turnover
tweener
two-level defense
two-minute warning
two-point conversion
umpire
unbalanced line
under center
undrafted
unnecessary roughness
unsportsmanlike conduct
upback
upman
uprights
utility player
vanilla offense
veer
vince lombardi trophy
walk-on
weak i
weak side
west coast offense
wheel route
wide receiver
wide
wideout
wild card
wildcat offense
will
wing back
winning percentage
wishbone formation
wishbone
x-receiver
yac
yard line
yard
yardage
yards from scrimmage
yards gained
yellow flag
y-receiver
zebra
zone blitz
zone defense
zone read
z-receiver

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