Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:23:54 +0000
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZUnderstanding down and distance is probably the biggest key to understanding football, and About football will help you figure it out!
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZHow do you play middle linebacker (mike linebacker)? Here's a breakdown of what playing middle linebacker entails.
2017-01-24T11:23:54Z10 Worst Quarterbacks in the NFL
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThis football glossary includes definitions for hundreds of commonly used terms. Intended for new fans, football 101 is useful for almost anyone.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZConsisting of 32 teams, the NFL is organized into a pair of conferences which are sub-divided into divisions.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZFootball is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts on each end.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAlignment and assignment for playing Sam linebacker, as well as their run and pass read.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZCompares the shotgun formation to the pistol formation in football.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThe basics of how to play free safety on a football team. Includes information about who should play free safety and what they do.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZUnderstand 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZIncludes the basics of playing strong safety, including the alignment, assignment, and read, as well as who should play strong safety.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZPreparing 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZComplete list of all players that have won MVP
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZEvery 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThose involved with youth football programs often forget teaching proper techniques and fundamentals is much more important than the team's playboook.
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2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThis article describes the difference between the strong safety and free safety positions in football.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZStrength of victory refers to the combined winning percentages of the opponents that a team has beaten. It is part of the NFL’s tiebreaking procedure.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZHere are some popular and insulting nicknames for NFL teams.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAbout Football explains how the NFL determines the NFL Draft order.
2017-01-24T11:23:54Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >The power sweep
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZCheck out these fantastic football cheerleader pictures taken by your Football guide. This photo gallery contains some of the hottest cheerleader pictures on the internet.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZA list of all winners of college football's highest award, the Heisman Trophy.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThis page outlines each football official's responsibilities along with their positioning on the football field
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZCheck the success of every winning Super Bowl team the year following their championship season.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZBasics of the linebacker position in football. Includes information on alignment, who should play, and what they do.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAbout Football lists the NFL champions for every season since 1920 along with the AFL champions from 1960 to 1969.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZWhat is a cornerback and what do they do? Different techniques are covered, including man-to-man, press coverage, zone/bail technique.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZTop 10 Reasons to Love/Hate Cam Newton
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZWhat is a defensive line, what do they do, and what makes a good defensive line.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThe 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAfter 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAbout 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAbout Football provides a list of stadiums and cities that have hosted the Super Bowl.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZSchutt, 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThe About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term PAT.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZCheck out these fantastic cheerleader pictures taken by your Football guide. This photo gallery contains some of the hottest cheerleader pictures on the internet.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZCheck out the results of all of the Dallas Cowboys playoff games throughout NFL history.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAbout Football's fantasy football Dos and Don'ts outline tips to successfully manage your fantasy football team.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZDescription of the cover 3 defense, including strengths, weaknesses, and assignments.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZDeveloping performance evaluation guidelines provides coaches and administrators information important in creating a successful football program.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAbout Football defines all the positions played on the offensive side of the ball.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZWhat is the West Coast Offense? About Football offers a brief introduction explaining the objectives and basics of the West Coast Offense.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZInsight into the basic fundamentals of catching a football. Beneficial for wide receivers, running backs, or anyone else who might end up catching the ball.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAbout Football defines all the specialized positions played on special teams.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZA 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAbout Football defines all the positions played on the defensive side of the ball.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAdvice for youth football coaches. Keep it fun, keep it safe, teach the fundamentals, teach good sportsmanship, and build lasting relationships.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZInstructional piece on how to play Will linebacker, including alignment, assignments, and key/read. Also includes information on who should play Will linebacker.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZCoaches 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThe 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAn explanation of six popular types of fantasy football leagues.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAbout Football lists all the players who have won Super Bowls with more than one team.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThis basics of football tutorial explains all the different methods of scoring in football.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZDefensive backs.are the defensive football players charged with pass coverage. They're positioned behind the linebackers or near the sidelines.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZIt 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThe offensive lineman position in football is detailed, including who should play and how to improve your skills as an offensive lineman.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZA 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZTo fully utilize the benefits of a 4-3 defensive system, coaches must recognize the importance of implementing the Over and Under defensive calls.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZIn football, the secondary is the name given to the group of players that make up the defensive backfield.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZControl your attitude, your mind, and your effort, and you will be a better football player, regardless of how physically talented you are.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZHow to throw a football properly. Four tips for quarterbacks on developing a successful throwing technique.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZOffenses lining up in a two-back power set can cause problems for defenses. Shifting to the eagle defensive alignment is a successful response.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZFantasy football is a statistics-based game in which players compete against each other by drafting and managing players from NFL teams.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZIn determining a team's eligibility for the NFL playoffs, the following guidelines were established as the NFL's tiebreaking procedure to be used when one or more teams ends the season in a tie.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZOne of the most electrifying running backs in NFL history, Barry Sanders thrilled NFL fans throughout the 90's decade.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZFootball 101: How a football game begins. About.com takes a look at how a traditional football game begins.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZA diet and nutrition guide for football players: What to eat and what not to eat for success on the football field.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAbout Football explains the Wildcat Offense.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZDescription of the Red Zone and the implications for offense and defensive teams.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZSuper Bowl - About Football explains how to get Super Bowl tickets.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZWhat is a football? What is it made of? How big is a football?
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThis 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZGuidelines for determining strength of schedule in the NFL.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThe About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term safety.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZHow to calculate a quarterback rating.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZFundamentals of the wide receiver position in football, including who should play, where they line up, and how to improve as a wide receiver.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThe 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZFor football players playing defense, this article contains information on how to read an offensive formation, and determining the strong and weak side.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZA wide receiver slip screen pass pressures a defensive secondary that is aligned deep.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZLearning 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZCheck the history of the Super Bowl year-by-year in this series of articles summarizing the history of the NFL's championship game. This page covering Super Bowl I includes a game recap and scoring summary.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAbout 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!
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThe NFL's system of Franchise Tags and Transition tags can seem complicated, but this resource explains the difference between the Transition and Franchise player.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAbout Football offers a description of the pistol formation.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZDescribes the football position of nickel back. Includes information on who should play nickel back and when the nickel package is used in football.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZRandy Moss gets a lot of negative press for his antics, but his list of accomplishments is even greater. He is considered to be one of the best ever.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThe 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThe 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZExplains what the nickel defense is, when it is used, and what the advantages and disadvantages are.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZTop 10 NFL draft steals of all time-
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZAbout Football offers a timeline of antics by controversial wide receiver Randy Moss during his NFL career.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThe Dallas Cowboys are among the more illustrious franchises in the NFL and all of sports. This Dallas Cowboys time line traces the history of the franchise.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThere have been about 200 father-son combinations in the NFL, and About Football ranks the best of all-time.
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2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThese 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.
2017-01-24T11:23:54ZThe About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term blitz.