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Synonyms for tackle

deal with






Synonyms for tackle

things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose

to start work on vigorously


Synonyms for tackle

the person who plays that position on a football team

Related Words

gear consisting of ropes etc

(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage

(American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground

accept as a challenge

put a harness

seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball

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CB Brandon Browner started and had three tackles and a pass defended.
That's obviously massive, 23 tackles in the game takes some toll on the body," said Ryan, who is just returning from an ankle injury.
The Premier League, known for its action-packed games and strong tackles has even fallen behind La Liga, the Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1 in terms of tackles per game.
Players who use the top of their helmets to make a tackle, block, or otherwise strike opponents are at greatest risk for injury.
The only problem is, to tackle the quarterback, defensive linemen have to mow past his "bodyguards" -- big, brawny tackles who tip the scales at more than 300 pounds.
Butcher reckons the way the game is played these days makes it inevitable there will be more X-certificate tackles hogging the headlines.
S Patrick Chung started and made five tackles in the Patriots' victory.
LB Mike Calafiore (43 tackles, 51/2 acks, 12 tackles for loss), Jr.
Keyes had eight tackles in the 20-17 loss at Notre Dame, but missed several tackles and appeared to mistime a jump on an interception attempt.
The tackles rushed through the 1 gaps, keeping the QB between them.
LB Casey Matthews started and made eight tackles in Philadelphia's setback to the Cowboys.
DL Bryan Narcisse (66 tackles, 47 solo, 161/2 tackles for loss, 81/2 sacks, 3 forced fumbles), Sr.
He is fourth for the Bruins in tackles with 13and also has one pass deflection, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
X and Z align 8-12 yards from the tackle on the LOS; H and Y align 1-3 yards from the tackles, one yard off the LOS.
LB Casey Matthews started and made nine tackles and DE Taylor Hart was not activated for Philadelphia.