Football Flags And Penalties

Chapter 11

In this chapter, we'll learn about the common flags and penalties in football that you should know as a football fan.

Flags And Penalties

The rules of football are enforced by the officials. As a fan, it is important you understand the rules of football so that you'll be able to identify what penalties are assessed, what they mean, and what their consequences are.

What We'll Be Learning

First, we'll learn who the officials and referee are and how many are on the field during a football game. Next, we will learn about penalty flags and challenge flags. We will end with a discussion of them most common penalties you'll encounter in a typical football game.

Glossary Terms

At any point, you can go to our football glossary and look up any of the terms discussed in these chapters. Here are all the terms we will be covering related to flags and penalties:

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