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A wide receiver, also referred to as wideouts or simply receivers, is an offensive position in American and Canadian football, and is a key player. [1]

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Air Coryell

In American football, Air Coryell is the offensive scheme and philosophy developed by former San Diego Chargers coach Don Coryell.

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Al Davis

Allen Davis (July 4, 1929 – October 8, 2011) was an American football coach and executive.

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Alabama Crimson Tide football

The Alabama Crimson Tide football program represents the University of Alabama (variously Alabama, UA, or 'Bama) in the sport of American football.

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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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Antwaan Randle El

Antwaan Randle El (born August 17, 1979) is a former American football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for nine seasons.

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Arena football

Arena football is a variety of indoor gridiron football played by the Arena Football League (AFL) and China Arena Football League (CAFL).

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Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo Bills are a professional American football team based in the Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan area.

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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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Charlie Joiner

Charles B. Joiner Jr. (born October 14, 1947) is a former American football wide receiver who played professional football in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL) for 18 seasons.

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Coaching tree

A coaching tree is similar to a family tree except that it shows the relationships of coaches instead of family members.

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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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Don Coryell

Donald David Coryell (October 17, 1924 – July 1, 2010) was an American football coach, who coached in the National Football League (NFL) first with the St. Louis Cardinals from 1973 to 1977 and then the San Diego Chargers from 1978 to 1986.

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Don Hutson

Donald Montgomery Hutson (January 31, 1913 – June 26, 1997) was a professional American football player and assistant coach in the National Football League (NFL).

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Draw play

A draw play, or simply draw for short, is a type of American football play.

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Eligible receiver

In American football and Canadian football, not all players on offense are entitled to receive a forward pass.

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Elroy Hirsch

Elroy Leon "Crazylegs" Hirsch (June 17, 1923 – January 28, 2004) was an American football player, sport executive and actor.

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End (gridiron football)

An end in American and Canadian football is a player who lines up at either end of the line of scrimmage, usually beside the tackles.

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End-around

The end-around is a play in American football in which an end or wide receiver crosses the backfield towards the opposite end of the line and receives a handoff directly from the quarterback.

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Flexbone formation

The flexbone formation is an offensive formation in American football that uses a quarterback, five offensive linemen, three running backs, and varying numbers of tight ends and wide receivers.

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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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Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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Gunner (American football)

In American football, a gunner, also known as a shooter, flyer, headhunter, or kamikaze, is a player on kickoffs and punts who specializes in running down the sideline very quickly in an attempt to tackle the kick or punt returner.

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Hines Ward

Hines Edward Ward Jr. (born March 8, 1976) is a former American football wide receiver who played 14 seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL).

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History of the Houston Oilers

The professional American football team now known as the Tennessee Titans previously played in Houston, Texas as the Houston Oilers from 1960 to 1996.

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History of the San Diego Chargers

The professional American football team now known as the Los Angeles Chargers previously played in San Diego, California as the San Diego Chargers from 1961 to 2017 before relocating back to Los Angeles where the team played their inaugural 1960 season.

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Houston Cougars football

The Houston Cougars football program is an NCAA Division I FBS football team that represents the University of Houston.

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Indiana University

Indiana University (IU) is a multi-campus public university system in the state of Indiana, United States.

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Jerry Rice

Jerry Lee Rice (born October 13, 1962) is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League, primarily with the San Francisco 49ers.

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John Madden

John Madden (born April 10, 1936) is a former broadcaster and coach for the 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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Lineman (gridiron football)

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

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Los Angeles Rams

The Los Angeles Rams are a professional American football team based in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

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Motion (gridiron football)

In gridiron football, motion refers to the movement of an offensive player at or prior to the snap.

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Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders are a professional American football franchise based in Oakland, California.

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Onside kick

In gridiron football, an onside kick is a kickoff deliberately kicked short.

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Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are a professional American football team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Pro set

In American football, the pro set or split backs formation is a formation that was commonly used as a "base" set by professional and amateur teams.

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Quarterback

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

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Return specialist

A return specialist or kick returner is a player on the special teams unit of an American football or Canadian football team who specializes in returning punts and kickoffs.

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Reverse (American football)

A reverse (sometimes referred to as an end reverse or criss cross) is a relatively common trick play in American football that involves one or more abrupt changes in the lateral flow of a rushing play.

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Route (gridiron football)

A route is a pattern or path that a receiver in American football and Canadian football runs to get open for a forward pass.

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Run and shoot offense

The run and shoot offense is an offensive system for American football which emphasizes receiver motion and on-the-fly adjustments of receivers' routes in response to different defenses.

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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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Seattle Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football franchise based in Seattle, Washington.

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Sid Gillman

Sidney Gillman (October 26, 1911 – January 3, 2003) was an American football player, coach and executive.

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Slotback

Slotback, sometimes referred to as an A-back or, especially in the United States, slot receiver, is a position in gridiron 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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Super Bowl XL

Super Bowl XL was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Seattle Seahawks and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2005 season.

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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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Trick play

A trick play, also known as a gadget play, gimmick play or simply trickeration, is a play in American football that uses deception and unorthodox tactics to fool the opposing team.

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Triple option

The triple option is an American football scheme used to offer several ways to move the football forward on the field of play.

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Uniform number (American football)

Uniform numbers in American football are unusual compared to those in other sports.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wide_receiver

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