There are nearly limitless defensive formations, but here are the most common 4-3- Four D-linemen, Three LB's, 4 DB's 3-4- Three D-Linemen, Four LB's, 4 DB's 4-4- Four D-linemen, Four LB's, 3 DB's 5-2- Five D-linemen, Two LB's, 4 DB's Nickel- Four D-linemen, Two LB's 5 DB's Dime-Four D-linemen, 1 LB, 6 DB's Quarter- Three D-linemen, 1 LB, 7 DB's There are nearly limitless defensive formations, but here are the most common 4-3- Four D-linemen, Three LB's, 4 DB's 3-4- Three D-Linemen, Four LB's, 4 DB's 4-4- Four D-linemen, Four LB's, 3 DB's 5-2- Five D-linemen, Two LB's, 4 DB's Nickel- Four D-linemen, Two LB's 5 DB's Dime-Four D-linemen, 1 LB, 6 DB's Quarter- Three D-linemen, 1 LB, 7 DB's
In American football, the two defensive formations, nickel and dime consist of five defensive backs instead of the standard four. The difference between the two formations is that in nickel coverage the extra back lines up on the inside of the left corner back (if you are facing the defense) in dime coverage the extra back lines up on the inside of the right corner back (if you are facing the defense).
A defensive end is the name of a defensive position in American and Canadian football, situated at each end of the defensive line.
Click on the 'Formation Diagrams' link on this page to see diagrams of many of the common offensive and defensive football formations.
it's between the two defensive tackles
In American football, a "rover" is a defensive player who "roves" from linebacker to defensive back, or roves from cornerback to safety in the defensive bakefield. The rover has no fixed position. The abbreviation ROV stands for ROVER.
In American football, it means the defensive back.
Line Backer is an American football position. It is a defensive position.
The defensive line in American football has many jobs. First is to attempt to break through the opponents offensive line in order to tackle the quarterback. Others on the defensive line are given the task of running down field with a receiver to try to intercept the ball.
In American Football 11, same as offense. In Canadian Football, 12.
An American actor and former football defensive end in the National Football League. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_Dryer
It depends on the team ... Coaches, offensive coordinators, and/or the quarterback call plays. On the defensive side there are formations called, the equivalent of plays for the defense. On the offense, if a play is called but the defensive formation is not conducive for that play, the QB can call an audible at the line.
He is an American football (soccer) player. He currently plays as a defensive midfielder for the Houston Dynamo.
Typically the center in American Football snaps the ball to the Quarterback. He also blocks the defensive players.
Type your answer here... Dick Butkus was the greatest defensive football player
The term for defensive player catching opposing team's pass is an interception.
A standard defense in American football has four defensive backs. When a team puts in a "nickelback" they are adding a fifth defense back to their defensive scheme.
German-born American football player and coach who starred as a defensive tackle with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Defensive Back. Defensive backs are cornerbacks and safeties.
Matt Roth is an American football defensive end and outside linebacker. That means his profession is that of a professional american football player. He's played for Miami Dolphins, Cleveland Browns and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Defensive End - Lineman on the defense located at the end of the defensive line
yes, it's call clipping or block in the back