A football team is a collection of team personnel including football players, the head coach, coordinators, and more.
There are three units of players on a football team divided into the:
The offense is a group of players that come onto the football field whenever a team has the ball.
The defense is a group of players that come onto the football field when a team does not have the ball.
Football Special Teams
The special teams is a group of players that come onto the football field whenever a kick or return happens
There are 53 players on an NFL team roster. On game day, 45 players dress and stand on the sidelines. During play, 11 players can be on the field of play at the start of a down for each team.
The home team is the team that owns the field and has home field advantage.
The away team is the team that is visiting.
Lots of gear and equipment are needed to play football. In the NFL, this list of gear includes:
- helmet and facemark
- jersey with numerals
- shoulder pads
- thigh pads
- knee pads
Here are some glossary terms related to football teams: