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Center (gridiron football)

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Center (C) is a position in American football and Canadian football (in the latter the position is spelled centre, following Commonwealth spelling conventions). [1]

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American football

American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.

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American football positions

In American football each team has 11 players on the field at one time.

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Baltimore Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens are a professional American football team based in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Blitz (gridiron football)

In American football or Canadian football, blitzing is a tactic used by the defense to disrupt pass attempts by the offense.

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Blocking (American football)

In American football, blocking or interference (or running interference) involves legal movements in which one player obstructs another player's path with their body.

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Canadian football

Canadian football is a sport played in Canada in which two teams of 12 players each compete for territorial control of a field of play long and wide attempting to advance a pointed prolate spheroid ball into the opposing team's scoring area (end zone).

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College football

College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities.

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Cornerback

A cornerback (CB), also referred to as a corner, is a member of the defensive backfield or secondary in American and Canadian football.

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Defensive tackle

A defensive tackle (DT) is typically the largest and strongest of the defensive players in American football.

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ESPN.com

ESPN.com is the official website of ESPN.

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Field goal

A field goal (FG) is a means of scoring in American football and Canadian football.

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Guard (American and Canadian football)

In American and Canadian football, a guard (G) is a player who lines up between the center and the tackles on the offensive line of a football team on the line of scrimmage used primarily for blocking.

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Holder (gridiron football)

In American football and Canadian football, the holder is the player who receives the snap from the long snapper during field goal or extra point attempts made by the placekicker.

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Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts are an American football team based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Jeff Saturday

Jeffrey Bryant Saturday (born June 18, 1975) is a former American football center.

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Line call

In sports, a line call occurs when there is doubt as to whether a specific and significant event took place, for example, whether the ball in tennis touched the line rather than landing outside the court.

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Line of scrimmage

In American and Canadian football, a line of scrimmage is an imaginary transverse line (across the width of the football field) beyond which a team cannot cross until the next play has begun.

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Linebacker

A linebacker (LB or backer) is a playing position in American football and Canadian football.

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Lineman (gridiron football)

In gridiron football, a lineman is a player who specializes in play at the line of scrimmage.

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Long snapper

In American and Canadian football, the long snapper is a special teams specialist whose duty is to snap the football over a longer distance, typically around 15 yards during punts, and 7–8 yards during field goals and extra point attempts.

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Offense (sports)

In sports, offense (US) or offence (Can.) (see spelling differences; pronounced with first-syllable stress; from Latin offensus), also known as attack, is the action of attacking or engaging an opposing team with the objective of scoring points or goals.

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Ozzie Newsome

Ozzie Newsome Jr. (born March 16, 1956) is a former American football tight end for the Cleveland Browns, and the current general manager of the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL).

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Peyton Manning

Peyton Williams Manning (born March 24, 1976) is a former American football quarterback who played 18 seasons in the National Football League (NFL), primarily with the Indianapolis Colts.

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Play from scrimmage

A play from scrimmage is the activity of the games of Canadian football and American football during which one team tries to advance the ball, get a first down, or to score, and the other team tries to stop them or take the ball away.

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Punt (gridiron football)

In American and Canadian football, a punt is a kick performed by dropping the ball from the hands and then kicking the ball before it hits the ground.

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Punter (football)

A punter (P) in American or Canadian football is a special teams player who receives the snapped ball directly from the line of scrimmage and then punts (kicks) the football to the opposing team so as to limit any field position advantage.

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Quarterback

A quarterback (commonly abbreviated "QB") is a position in American and Canadian football.

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Rimington Trophy

The Dave Rimington Trophy is awarded to the player considered to be the best center in college football.

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Running back

A running back (RB) is an American and Canadian football position, a member of the offensive backfield.

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Safety (gridiron football position)

Safety, historically known as a safetyman, is a position in American and Canadian football played by a member of the defense.

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Shotgun formation

The shotgun formation is a formation used by the offensive team in American and Canadian football.

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Snap (gridiron football)

A snap (colloquially called a "hike", "snapback", or "pass from center") is the backwards passing of the ball in American and Canadian football at the start of play from scrimmage.

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Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated is an American sports magazine owned by Meredith Corporation.

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3–4 defense

In American football, the 3–4 defense is a common defensive alignment consisting of three down linemen and four linebackers.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Center_(gridiron_football)

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