Published: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:25:40 +0000
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZHow do you play middle linebacker (mike linebacker)? Here's a breakdown of what playing middle linebacker entails.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZUnderstanding down and distance is probably the biggest key to understanding football, and About football will help you figure it out!
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThis football glossary includes definitions for hundreds of commonly used terms. Intended for new fans, football 101 is useful for almost anyone.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZFootball is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts on each end.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAlignment and assignment for playing Sam linebacker, as well as their run and pass read.
2016-10-27T11:25:40Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >You may have heard
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZEvery football player's uniform has a number on it that is unique for that particular team. This chart explains which numbers are assigned to each position in the NFL.
2016-10-27T11:25:40Z10 Worst Quarterbacks in the NFL
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZUnderstand the basics of the cover 2 zone. Includes assignments for safeties, linebackers, and cornerbacks. Also has an image that shows the zones on the field for cover 2.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThe job of a defensive end actually is pretty much what it sounds like: Hold down the end of the line of scrimmage and don't let anyone get outside.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThe About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term PAT.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZIncludes the basics of playing strong safety, including the alignment, assignment, and read, as well as who should play strong safety.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThose involved with youth football programs often forget teaching proper techniques and fundamentals is much more important than the team's playboook.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZSchutt, Riddell, and Xenith companies, which emphasize state-of-the-art improvements aimed at reducing the number of concussions suffered by football players, produce three of the best football helmets available.
2016-10-27T11:25:40Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >The power sweep
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAfter running the football strong side several plays, linebackers and other defenders tend to anticipate the direction of the offensive play. The fullback trap stops defenses from anticipating.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThe basics of how to play free safety on a football team. Includes information about who should play free safety and what they do.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZBasics of the linebacker position in football. Includes information on alignment, who should play, and what they do.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThe Best Undrafted Players the NFL Has Ever Seen
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZWhat is a defensive line, what do they do, and what makes a good defensive line.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThis page outlines each football official's responsibilities along with their positioning on the football field
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThis article describes the difference between the strong safety and free safety positions in football.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZWhat is a cornerback and what do they do? Different techniques are covered, including man-to-man, press coverage, zone/bail technique.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZConsisting of 32 teams, the NFL is organized into a pair of conferences which are sub-divided into divisions.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZUndrafted, it took Warren Moon six years to gain an opportunity in the NFL. But once he did, he established himself as one of the best of all time.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZDescription of the cover 3 defense, including strengths, weaknesses, and assignments.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZHere are some popular and insulting nicknames for NFL teams.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAbout Football defines all the positions played on the offensive side of the ball.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZComplete list of all players that have won MVP
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZInsight into the basic fundamentals of catching a football. Beneficial for wide receivers, running backs, or anyone else who might end up catching the ball.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZPreparing for a job interview takes on a different meaning regarding the hiring of a high school football head coach. Coaching applicants are likely to be asked most or all of these interview questions.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAbout Football defines all the positions played on the defensive side of the ball.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZInstructional piece on how to play Will linebacker, including alignment, assignments, and key/read. Also includes information on who should play Will linebacker.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZProper instruction of linemen, running backs, and the quarterback in the triple option offense begins with recognizing which defensive players to leave unblocked.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAbout Football lists the NFL champions for every season since 1920 along with the AFL champions from 1960 to 1969.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZWhen comparing top of the line shoulder pads offered by Schutt, Riddell, Adams, Douglas, and Rawlings, player protection is obviously the main focus.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAdvice for youth football coaches. Keep it fun, keep it safe, teach the fundamentals, teach good sportsmanship, and build lasting relationships.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZA strong side twist blitz can be effective in stopping the rush as well as the pass. The strength of the five-man rushing package, however, is dependent on the secondary's ability to disguise coverages.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThe offensive lineman position in football is detailed, including who should play and how to improve your skills as an offensive lineman.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZDescription of the Red Zone and the implications for offense and defensive teams.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZFor football players playing defense, this article contains information on how to read an offensive formation, and determining the strong and weak side.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZTop 10 Reasons to Love/Hate Cam Newton
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAbout Football lists all the players who have won Super Bowls with more than one team.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZWhat is the West Coast Offense? About Football offers a brief introduction explaining the objectives and basics of the West Coast Offense.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAbout Football explains the Wildcat Offense.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAbout Football has compiled a list of the top ten football jokes intended to zing the fans of rival teams. Simply insert your most-hated NFL team into the content of each football joke where indicated!
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZDefensive backs.are the defensive football players charged with pass coverage. They're positioned behind the linebackers or near the sidelines.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZHow to throw a football properly. Four tips for quarterbacks on developing a successful throwing technique.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAbout Football defines all the specialized positions played on special teams.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZCoaches and casual fans can watch the same game and see very different things. Coaches tend to pay attention to a variety of details on each play.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThis basics of football tutorial explains all the different methods of scoring in football.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThis list provides 5 examples of good life lessons one can glean from the game of football. It includes discipline, perseverance, teamwork, goal setting. It helps parents understand how to help their son not just play the game, but learn from it.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZIt is no secret the best football coaches benefit from the ability develop a well-organized practice plan. Such disciplined practice structure allows offensive coaches to teach players what is needed to win the next game.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThe nickel defense is a basic defensive formation designed to stop the pass. This page explains which players are used, and illustrates their alignment on the field.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZStopping the wedge play is of central important in creating problems for an offense that utilizes the double wing formation. .
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZOffensive line rankings - Before you make your final decision on who to draft, check our NFL offensive line rankings to see who has an advantage as well as who's at a disadvantage.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThese defensive line drills allow football coaches to keep practices interesting and fresh for players. The drills teach proper techniques needed for successful defensive line play during football games.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThe NFL has produced many great running backs over the years, and picking the best of the best is difficult because it's hard to compare different players from different eras. But after looking at the body of work produced by some of the all-time greats, we've put together a list of our top ten running backs of all time.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZCompares the shotgun formation to the pistol formation in football.
2016-10-27T11:25:40Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >When asked how
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAbout Football provides a list of stadiums and cities that have hosted the Super Bowl.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThe tackle is the anchor of a football team's defensive line. There are typically two tackles on the field positioned on the inside of the line.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAbout Football offers a list of every quarterback to ever start in a Super Bowl. This Super Bowl resource also includes the quarterbacks' age and college attended.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZSuper Bowl - About Football explains how to get Super Bowl tickets.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZTo fully utilize the benefits of a 4-3 defensive system, coaches must recognize the importance of implementing the Over and Under defensive calls.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZOffenses lining up in a two-back power set can cause problems for defenses. Shifting to the eagle defensive alignment is a successful response.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAbout Football's fantasy football Dos and Don'ts outline tips to successfully manage your fantasy football team.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAn explanation of six popular types of fantasy football leagues.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThe About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term crackback.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZFundamentals of the wide receiver position in football, including who should play, where they line up, and how to improve as a wide receiver.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZUsing Multiple-I looks, you can control the clock running Iso, Toss Sweep, Fullback Trap, Counter, and Reverse.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZControl your attitude, your mind, and your effort, and you will be a better football player, regardless of how physically talented you are.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThe 3-4 defense is used by many NFL football teams. Learn the basics of this arrangement and how the players are used in this defensive strategy.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAbout Football's Fantasy Football Glossary defines all the common fantasy football terms associated with fantasy football.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZHow to calculate a quarterback rating.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZWhat is a football? What is it made of? How big is a football?
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZIt is important for an offense to establish a powerful inside rushing attack. A well-executed Iso play causes problems for football defenses.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZExplains what the nickel defense is, when it is used, and what the advantages and disadvantages are.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZA wide receiver slip screen pass pressures a defensive secondary that is aligned deep.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZDeveloping performance evaluation guidelines provides coaches and administrators information important in creating a successful football program.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThe About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term blitz.
2016-10-27T11:25:40Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >While phrases
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZOne of the most electrifying running backs in NFL history, Barry Sanders thrilled NFL fans throughout the 90's decade.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZFantasy football is a statistics-based game in which players compete against each other by drafting and managing players from NFL teams.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZDescribes the football position of nickel back. Includes information on who should play nickel back and when the nickel package is used in football.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThe roots of every NFL football team can be traced in this year-by-year NFL genealogy section. List includes the year each team began play and more.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZPittsburgh Steelers coach should be fired, puzzling Packers, Broncos schedule
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZFootball coaches with these five essential pass patterns (Hook, Corner, Wheel, Crossing, and Sreen) will see overall improvement in the passing game. More catches, more yards, and more touchdowns are on their way.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZA common question I get from football fans concerns the NFL scheduling procedures and how a team's opponents are determined. Since the realignment that moved the NFL to an eight-division league, the scheduling format has become quite simple actually.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZLearning the exact dimensions of the field is not necessarily that important, but it is good to have a basic knowledge of the field itself. This page provides the dimensions of the playing field as well as many of the basic terms associated with a football field.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZIn football, the secondary is the name given to the group of players that make up the defensive backfield.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZAbout Football offers a timeline of antics by controversial wide receiver Randy Moss during his NFL career.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThe 12 dirtiest players in NFL history
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZA diet and nutrition guide for football players: What to eat and what not to eat for success on the football field.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZOffensive line is a somewhat unheralded position, as quarterbacks, running backs, and receivers tend to receive a bulk of the offensive attention.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZCheck the success of every winning Super Bowl team the year following their championship season.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZThe About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term audible.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZA description and illustration of where the a, b, and c gaps are to aid in your understanding of gap assignments in football.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZOnce a defense’s tendencies are studied and understood, an offense can run a game plan to highlight their own strengths and the defense’s weaknesses.
2016-10-27T11:25:40ZDenver Broncos legend John Elway was one of the most dangerous quarterbacks in NFL history. Check out the details of John Elway's NFL career.