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What is the job of the Tight End and Defensive End?


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2015-09-30 16:02:54
2015-09-30 16:02:54

The tight end is an offensive player. He has two jobs. On running plays, he blocks for the running back. On passing plays, he is a receiver, i. e. he catches passes. Since he is usually bigger and slower than the wide receivers, he does not usually run deep routes down field but shallow to moderate depth routes. The defensive end's job is to sack the quarterback or tackle the runner.
He usually block in outside runs and sometimes is send to run reverses, lastly he also can be send to catch passes

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