What is an edge defender in football?

For years players that rushed the quarterback were referred to as defensive ends or linebackers. Now the term “edge defender” has gained popularity but what exactly does it mean?

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Understanding Cover 2 Defense in Football

Cover 2 in football is a zone defense which earns its name due to the two safeties that play deep into the defensive backfield. Cover 2 involves four players pass-rushing, five players playing underneath zones and two safeties covering the deep portions of the field…

What happens when you intercept the ball in the endzone?

Between safeties and touchbacks, some rules regarding possessing the football in the endzone can get a little confusing. Leaving many football fans wondering what happens if you are tackled in the end zone after an interception.

Understanding The Defensive Positions Of Football​

defensive positions in football

Learn all the defensive positions in football which include cornerbacks(2), safeties(2), linebackers(3 or 4), defensive ends(2), and defensive tackles(1 or 2).

How many points is a touchdown worth?

If you are new to the game of football the scoring can be a little confusing. One question asked by many football newbies is “how many points is a touchdown worth?”. In football when a touchdown is scored the scoring team will automatically be awarded six points…

Understanding Offensive Positions in Football

Football can be a fairly complex sport and with all the positions between offense and defense things can get confusing. Luckily this guide is on hand to break down all the offensive positions in football…

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