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In Football, there can be _______ players on the field for one team at a time.
Check all that apply:
The object of the game of football is to:
Move the ball down the field in phases of play
Score more points than your opponent in the allotted game time.
Make as many passes as possible
_____________________ are responsible for kicking and punting the ball. Typically, they have larger faster players.
The defensive teams
The offensive team
When a team scores 6 points it is called a ____________________.
________________ is the area that is entered in order to get a touchdown.
The 50 yard line
The goal posts
____________________ is when the team has possession of the ball and they are trying to score.
_______________ is a defensive position that is the considered the last line of defense.
The ________________ is a player that is on defense and is the first player responsible for taking down the QB should he/she decide to run the ball.
This player is considered the most important player on offense.
This is a human wall of 5 men that block and protect for the ball carriers and quarterback.
___________________ are responsible for taking a handoff and running upfield to gain yardage. Other responsibilities include, catching passed balls and blocking to protect the quarterback.
The _______________ includes the quarterback, running backs, and wide receivers.
The defensive backfield is also known as the ________________.
is trying to score.
attempts to keep the opposing team from advancing the football to a score.
is trying to move the ball down the field.
is trying to kick or punt the ball as far as possible.
The _____________________ are like "book ends" on the defensive line. They are trying to rush the passer and sack him behind the line of scrimmage. They need speed and strength to maneuver around blockers and make tackles.
View the diagram, what position is missing?
What position is missing from the diagram?
If a TV sportscaster says, "It's 3rd and 2." What does that mean?
They have 3 yards to go.
It's 3rd quarter with 2 minutes to go
They have 3 minutes until the 2nd quarter.
It's 3rd down with 2 yards to go to get a first down or score a touchdown.
The offense is at the line of scrimmage. It's 2nd and 8. The quarterback throws a long pass to the wide receiver for a gain of 20 yards. Did the offense get a first down?
It's 3rd and 1, the quarterback decides to run the ball up the center, but is stopped by the defensive tackles with no yardage gained. What down is it now?