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Safety (gridiron football position)

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Safety (S) is a position in American and Canadian football, played by a member of the defense. [1]

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Adrian Wilson (American football)

Adrian Lemar Wilson (born on October 12, 1979) is a former American football safety in the National Football League (NFL).

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American football

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

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Blitz (gridiron football)

In American football or Canadian football, a blitz is when additional players are sent to "rush the quarterback"—that is, try to tackle the quarterback or disrupt his pass attempt.

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Canadian football

Canadian football is a form of gridiron football played in Canada in which two teams of 12 players each compete for territorial control of a field of play long and wideTable of exact conversions 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 back

In American football and Canadian football, defensive backs (DBs) are the players on the defensive team who take positions somewhat back from the line of scrimmage; they are distinguished from the defensive line players and linebackers, who take positions directly behind or close to the line of scrimmage.

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Ed Reed

Edward Earl "Ed" Reed, Jr. (born September 11, 1978) is a former American football safety.

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Fullback (gridiron football)

A fullback (FB) is a position in the offensive backfield in American and Canadian football, and is one of the two running back positions along with the halfback.

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H-back

An H-back is an offensive position in American football.

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Halfback (Canadian football)

The halfback in Canadian football, and most commonly the Canadian Football League, currently refers to the defensive back rather than the running back, as in American football.

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John Lynch (American football)

John Terrence Lynch, Jr. (born September 25, 1971) is a former American football strong safety who played fifteen seasons in the National Football League (NFL) and is a current color commentator for NFL on Fox.

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Kam Chancellor

Kameron Darnel Chancellor (born April 3, 1988) is an American football strong safety for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL).

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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) is a playing position in American football and Canadian football.

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Passing pocket

The passing pocket is a term used in American football to describe the area in the backfield created on a passing play where the offensive line forms a wall of protection around the quarterback.

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Play-action pass

A play-action pass (also known as the play fake or simply play-action) is a type of American football play.

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Rodney Harrison

Rodney Scott Harrison (born December 15, 1972) is a retired professional football player of the National Football League.

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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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Sean Taylor

Sean Michael Maurice Taylor (April 1, 1983 – November 27, 2007) was an American college and professional football player who was a free safety for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL) for four seasons.

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Tight end

The tight end (TE) is a position in American football, Arena football, and formerly Canadian football, on the offense.

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Troy Polamalu

Troy Aumua Polamalu (born Troy Aumua on April 19, 1981), is a retired American football strong safety who played his entire twelve-year career for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safety_(gridiron_football_position)

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