lineman


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Synonyms for lineman

one of the players on the line of scrimmage

the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole

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a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines

(American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage

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Try this: Have your friend, now playing the offensive lineman, put both palms on your chest and push you; you can see that this is an advantage to the offensive player.
When the uncovered lineman executes the down block, there are two landmarks we are trying to achieve; depending if the down defender is a penetrator or a reader.
Bring in the beef: Moorpark's massive offensive lineman, Stanford-bound George Halamandaris, believes a simple game plan is all that's necessary against Canyon: to dominate the line of scrimmage so Moorpark's 3,000-yard running back, Darrell Scott, can do his thing.
All Lineman Boots Shall Meet The Standard As Set Forth In The California Code Of Regulations, Title 8, Section 3385, Foot Protection.
For example, our man is a 3 technique tackle and we get a double team, our battle of 1 (guard) or visual key, will give us a drive block and our pressure key, near gap lineman (tackle) gives us a down block.
The slanting defensive lineman aims for the V of the offensive opponent's neck.
The former eighth-grade basketball teammates also have taken on increased leadership responsibilities, a role that suits DeMartinis, who is following in the footsteps of his brother Tony, a defensive lineman at San Diego State.
Defensive linemen Kevin Brown and Justin Hickman and offensive lineman Shannon Tevaga were named to the watch list for the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list.
Even-numbered techniques were head up or nose-to-nose on an offensive lineman, while odd-numbers indicated shaded or eye-to-eye techniques.
Lucas' untimely death was tragic, but the big lineman with the big smile won't be forgotten.
The pulling lineman gets depth and width (5 x 5) from the tackle and blocks the first defender to show.
With seven clients in the Super Bowl - four from the Steelers (offensive linemen Alan Faneca and Marvel Smith, defensive lineman Kimo von Oelhoffen and cornerback Ricardo Colclough) and three from the Seahawks (linebacker Kevin Bentley, a Montclair Prep of Panorama City graduate, offensive lineman Wayne Hunter and defensive end Joe Tafoya) - Zuckerman will have a packed itinerary in Detroit.
Each lineman is given one opportunity to do a pass and punt.
The rodeo is a great opportunity for fierce but friendly lineman competition and DWP linemen enjoy the opportunity to demonstrate their unique skills to family and friends.