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Seven-man line defense

Index Seven-man line defense

The seven-man line defenses are defensive alignments in American football that utilize seven "down linemen", or players on the line of scrimmage at the time of the snap. [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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Forward pass

In several forms of football a forward pass is a throwing of the ball in the direction that the offensive team is trying to move, towards the defensive team's goal line.

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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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Lineman (gridiron football)

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

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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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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven-man_line_defense

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