James Alder. Updated November 04, 2019. Football is a sport played by two teams of 11 players on a 120-yard, rectangular field with goal lines on each end. A football is an oval-like inflated ball usually made of cowhide or rubber. The offense, or the team with control of the ball, attempts to advance the ball down the field by running or passing the ball, while the opposing team aims to stop their advance and tries to take control of the ball.
In this article. By Howie Long, John Czarnecki. American football is about trying to make points by passing, carrying, or kicking an oblong ball (with two pointed ends) into your opponent’s end zone. Football is a rough-and-tumble game with its own jargon, including some terms that are just plain odd.
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American Football is played on a field with two goal posts on opposite sides of the field. It is a distinct sport which requires ball possession and scoring points for a team to win. The Climax of the American Football play-offs comes through the Super Bowl, an event televised to millions of people worldwide.
This lesson details the essential basic information for understanding American Football. After completing the lesson, international students will be ready to...
American football, rightly known as the game of collision, is a battle of the teams for more points aiming for the win of their respective territories and the field predominantly serves as a way to measure the momentum of this sport. The game is played on large fields similar to that of Rugby and Soccer. American Football Field Design
The ball is placed on either the 2-yard line (in the NFL) or the 3-yard line (in college and high school) and is generally kicked from inside the 10-yard line after being snapped to the holder. It must sail between the uprights and above the crossbar of the goalpost to be considered good.
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The quarterback takes the snap and attempts to lunge over the line. It isn't an easy play because defensive linemen expect a sneak play when the distance is short. Football is a fascinating game, one based not only on athletics but on strategy. Knowing the basics of the game makes for a fun experience.