Published: Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:27:07 +0000
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZUnderstanding down and distance is probably the biggest key to understanding football, and About football will help you figure it out!
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZHow do you play middle linebacker (mike linebacker)? Here's a breakdown of what playing middle linebacker entails.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZFootball is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts on each end.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThis football glossary includes definitions for hundreds of commonly used terms. Intended for new fans, football 101 is useful for almost anyone.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAlignment and assignment for playing Sam linebacker, as well as their run and pass read.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThe 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThe Best Undrafted Players the NFL Has Ever Seen
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZEvery 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZUnderstand 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZIncludes the basics of playing strong safety, including the alignment, assignment, and read, as well as who should play strong safety.
2016-09-24T11:27:07Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >The power sweep
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2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThe basics of how to play free safety on a football team. Includes information about who should play free safety and what they do.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThose involved with youth football programs often forget teaching proper techniques and fundamentals is much more important than the team's playboook.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZBasics of the linebacker position in football. Includes information on alignment, who should play, and what they do.
2016-09-24T11:27:07Z10 Worst Quarterbacks in the NFL
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAfter 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZWhat is a defensive line, what do they do, and what makes a good defensive line.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZUndrafted, 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZSchutt, 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThis page outlines each football official's responsibilities along with their positioning on the football field
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThe About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term PAT.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZWhat is a cornerback and what do they do? Different techniques are covered, including man-to-man, press coverage, zone/bail technique. Included are details about what makes a good cornerback.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThis article describes the difference between the strong safety and free safety positions in football.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZDescription of the cover 3 defense, including strengths, weaknesses, and assignments.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout Football defines all the positions played on the defensive side of the ball.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout Football defines all the positions played on the offensive side of the ball.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZHere are some popular and insulting nicknames for NFL teams.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZIn football, the secondary is the name given to the group of players that make up the defensive backfield.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZInstructional piece on how to play Will linebacker, including alignment, assignments, and key/read. Also includes information on who should play Will linebacker.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZA 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZProper instruction of linemen, running backs, and the quarterback in the triple option offense begins with recognizing which defensive players to leave unblocked.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZCompares the shotgun formation to the pistol formation in football.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZInsight into the basic fundamentals of catching a football. Beneficial for wide receivers, running backs, or anyone else who might end up catching the ball.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZPreparing 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZComplete list of all players that have won MVP
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZDefensive backs.are the defensive football players charged with pass coverage. They're positioned behind the linebackers or near the sidelines.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZFive points of advice for youth football coaches. Keep it fun, keep it safe, teach the fundamentals, teach good sportsmanship, and build lasting relationships.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZDescription of the Red Zone and the implications for offense and defensive teams.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZCoaches 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZHow to throw a football properly. Four tips for quarterbacks on developing a successful throwing technique.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZIt 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThe offensive lineman position in football is detailed, including who should play and how to improve your skills as an offensive lineman.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThe 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZConsisting of 32 teams, the NFL is organized into a pair of conferences which are sub-divided into divisions.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZWhat is the West Coast Offense? About Football offers a brief introduction explaining the objectives and basics of the West Coast Offense.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout 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!
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZFor football players playing defense, this article contains information on how to read an offensive formation, and determining the strong and weak side.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThese 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThis basics of football tutorial explains all the different methods of scoring in football.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout Football's fantasy football Dos and Don'ts outline tips to successfully manage your fantasy football team.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout Football defines all the specialized positions played on special teams.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout Football offers a timeline of bad boy Terrell Owens' antics during his NFL career.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout Football lists the NFL champions for every season since 1920 along with the AFL champions from 1960 to 1969.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZWhen comparing top of the line shoulder pads offered by Schutt, Riddell, Adams, Douglas, and Rawlings, player protection is obviously the main focus.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout Football explains the Wildcat Offense.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThe list of Atlanta Falcons Hall of Famers is rather short in comparison to some of the other NFL franchises, but they have had a few players who received the ultimate football honor of enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout Football lists the date of entry of every team currently in the NFL.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZTo fully utilize the benefits of a 4-3 defensive system, coaches must recognize the importance of implementing the Over and Under defensive calls.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZStopping the wedge play is of central important in creating problems for an offense that utilizes the double wing formation. .
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout Football's Fantasy Football Glossary defines all the common fantasy football terms associated with fantasy football.
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2016-09-24T11:27:07ZOffenses lining up in a two-back power set can cause problems for defenses. Shifting to the eagle defensive alignment is a successful response.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZFundamentals of the wide receiver position in football, including who should play, where they line up, and how to improve as a wide receiver.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout Football lists all the players who have won Super Bowls with more than one team.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout Football defines the different types of fantasy football leagues.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZUsing Multiple-I looks, you can control the clock running Iso, Toss Sweep, Fullback Trap, Counter, and Reverse.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZA wide receiver slip screen pass pressures a defensive secondary that is aligned deep.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZControl your attitude, your mind, and your effort, and you will be a better football player, regardless of how physically talented you are.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZDescribes the football position of nickel back. Includes information on who should play nickel back and when the nickel package is used in football.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZTop 10 Reasons to Love/Hate Cam Newton
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZIt is important for an offense to establish a powerful inside rushing attack. A well-executed Iso play causes problems for football defenses.
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2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThe 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZFantasy football is a statistics-based game in which players compete against each other by drafting and managing players from NFL teams.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout Football provides a list of stadiums and cities that have hosted the Super Bowl.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZWhat to eat and what not to eat for success on the football field.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThe 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZOffensive 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThis 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZLearning 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZA 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZFootball 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZExplains what the nickel defense is, when it is used, and what the advantages and disadvantages are.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZTop 10 NFL draft steals of all time-
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZDeveloping performance evaluation guidelines provides coaches and administrators information important in creating a successful football program.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZWhat is a football? What is it made of? How big is a football?
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThe 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.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZHow to calculate a quarterback rating.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZA description and illustration of where the a, b, and c gaps are to aid in your understanding of gap assignments in football.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThe About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term blitz.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThe About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term audible.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZFootball 101: How a football game begins. About.com takes a look at how a traditional football game begins.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZA wideout, also known as a wide receiver, or simply a receiver, is an offensive player whose primary job is to catch passes from the quarterback.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZAbout Football offers a timeline of antics by controversial wide receiver Randy Moss during his NFL career.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThese fantasy football draft tips are designed to aid you in your development as a fantasy football general manager. This article details some fantasy football strategies that will give you an edge over your competition during your league draft and throughout the season.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZTurn the heat up on football conditioning with these three drills combining endurance, speed,and agility.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThe reverse handoff is a classic football play. Used to trick defenses, it has been a playbook staple since the days of balloon-shaped footballs.
2016-09-24T11:27:07ZThe About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term line of scrimmage.